Names with wings

ITS TITLE IS curious (but probably the best available, considering the content) and the frontispiece of a Greek warrior donning armour implies one may have picked up a book on ancient history by mistake. After that, it gets better by the page.

The system — or, more recently, perhaps, the lack thereof — of allocating names to British military aircraft and their engines is not a subject for the superficial aircraft enthusiast, but those with a serious interest will find this book to be a mine of information. The Greek gentleman could be Hercules, Hector or Lysander (we are not

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Before girls names

The Eddie Stobart fleet has become very well known, mainly due to each vehicle being given a girls’ name, and the cult of ‘Eddie spotting’ that’s gone with it. But it hasn’t always been the case, as Bob Tuck found out.

We have to thank L Heritage Commercials reader Howard Nugent for suggesting we have a look through the archives of his good friend Gordon Innes. Although he’s long been retired, many folk — mainly from the Carlisle area — who bought a new commercial vehicle might well have bought them through Gordon, as he was in vehicle sales with

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Juno Ocean and another 24,900 babies were born in the Maritime region in the past year

For the year increasing the number of births observed in nine districts of the province. It Vladivostok, Bolshoi Kamen, Dal'nerechensk, Nakhodka, Artem, Fokin, St. Michael, Lazo and Khankaysky area. This is related to the management of the regional registry office.

Of the 12,756 babies born — the boys, 12 148 — girl. The most popular names in 2012 in Primorye were Anastasia, Daria, Victoria, Artem, Maxim and Dmitri.

Quite a few and rare names that were mentioned seaside kids in 2012. For example, last year in the Maritime region have been

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Number of domain names in the. UA exceeded 700,000

Domain. UA crossed the mark of 700 thousand registrations. Compared to the same period last year, the number of names in the domain. UA has grown by 14% since the beginning of the year — by 12%. The press service of the company Hostmaster.

Of the total number of domain names 2% — the second level, and the rest — the third level registered in the public domain is 61, including 54 geographical and 7 — general purpose. The most popular is a public domain utility com.ua, which contains 38% of all the names in the. UA.

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40% of New Yorks seafood — a fake

About 40% of seafood in New York stores and restaurants are not those for which they were issued by the seller. Such shocking and the alarming conclusion experts conservation organization Oceana. They conducted a genetic analysis of the 150 most popular items and culinary dishes.

As it turned out, the sellers often give a scented substance for the natural product (eg, crab meat), are confused about the names of seafood, and even rename the fish, which do not recommend eating the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Office of the Food and Drug (FDA), and non-profit organizations

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Next — Mechanic Belov

Nizhny Novgorod, February 21, 2011. The Red Sormovo on Saturday 19 February lowered the tanker, built for "VF Tanker ". The ship was named "Mechanic Belov." The contract between the plant Red Sormovo within the MNE group, and the company "VF Tanker "concluded in July 2010.

According to the contract by the Red Sormovo will be built seven oil tankers project 19614. All tankers will be delivered to the customer in 2011. "Mechanic Antonov" (pictured) — the first in the series, launched on 30 December 2010. The entire series will get the names of the mechanics of

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The names of the arbitrators recommended for use on the Premier League-2009

The names of the arbitrators recommended to work in the Premier League-2009 The names of referees recommended for use on the Premier League-2009. [Cut] in the Premier League list includes 20 people. This is Yuri Baskakov, Igor Zakharov, Sergey Karasev, Almir Kaumov, Alexander Kolobaev, Maxim Layushkin, Alexey Nikolaev, Vyacheslav Kharlamov (all — Moscow), Vladislav Bezborodov, Nikolai Ivanov (both — St. Petersburg), Ildous Biglov (Ufa), Alexander Gvardis (Kaliningrad), Vitali Doroshenko (Eysk), Igor Egorov (Nizhny Novgorod), Alexei Kovalev (Tambov), Edward Small (Volgograd), Vladimir Pettai (Petrozavodsk), Stanislav Sukhina (Malahovka), Vyacheslav Popov (Degtyarsk), Vladimir Kazmenko (Rostov). "The advisory list of referees approved. Now it

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Cosmonautics Day

Russia’s participation in the exploration of Mars

In autumn 2011, Atlas V rocket launched

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In the framework of the international Mars exploration program. This project is involved and Russia. The first and most powerful rocket stage equipment RD-180.

Rocket should deliver the rover Curiosity

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Scientific instruments apparatus will effectively detect organic molecules and to establish their structure, as well as to probe the thick layer of soil in search of traces of water by means of the neutron detector, the creation of the Russian Space Agency.

On Mars rovers will

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Alley memory of soldiers who died in local conflict, opened in Murmansk

A memorial plate with the names of 220 soldiers in the center — are carved the words "Forgive us that we are alive." Stele with the bell reminds of the fallen in the North Caucasus.

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Alley memory of soldiers who died in local conflicts in peacetime, opened on Monday in Murmansk on it a memorial plate with the names of the fallen.

Initiative is to perpetuate the memory of those killed in line of duty in local military conflicts belongs to Afghanistan veterans. Authorities in Murmansk supported it.

In two years, the

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Memorial Complex Memory Alley opened in Murmansk

October 7, individual soldiers of the Red Kirkenes Marine Regiment of the Northern Fleet took part in the opening ceremony of the memorial complex "Walk of Memory" in Murmansk on, initiated by the administration of the city of Murmansk. 

At the opening ceremony of the memorial Marine Regiment was presented a guard of honor, the flag, firing and venochnymi groups. The Marines of the Northern Fleet have given military honors servicemen killed in the line of duty to ensure law and order and public security in the North Caucasus region of the Russian Federation.

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