GAMA Aviation Design Challenge to return in 2015

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will hold the third Aviation Design Challenge in 2015. Continue Reading →


Embry-Riddle offers free Aviation 101 online class

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

For those who dream of becoming pilots, strive for jobs in aviation or are curious about the marvels of modern flight, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now offering Aviation 101, a free online class. Meant primarily for high school and middle... Continue Reading →

A&P school to open at ISM

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology will open a new campus at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in early 2015. Continue Reading →

Auburn University plans new aviation center

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Auburn University in Alabama is elevating its aviation program by establishing a center that will serve as a focal point for instruction, research and outreach and support the aviation and aerospace industries. Continue Reading →

Partnerships: The difference between a moped and a Ducati

Posted on July 6th, 2014 by

Late in 2013 a study was released by PricewaterhouseCoopers that ranked Florida above 49 other states as the most attractive location for aviation entities to do business. Governor Rick Scott took the report in stride, suggesting it was an indicator... Continue Reading →

Clever copters can learn as they fly

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

SHEFFIELD, England — Flying robots that can show true autonomy and even a bit of politeness in working together and venturing into hostile environments are being developed by engineers at the University of Sheffield. The research paves the way for... Continue Reading →

Texas UAS center conducts drone tests

Posted on June 28th, 2014 by

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center conducted a series of flight missions last week, the first since becoming fully operational as a federally-designated test site. Researchers conducted missions with the university’s RS-16 unmanned aerial... Continue Reading →

NATF reveals scholarship recipients

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) has announced the winners of its Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, Pioneers of Flight Scholarship, Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship and the NATA Business Scholarship. Continue Reading →


Students start building plane

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by

Four students, a teacher, and two advisors from Sunrise Mountain High School in Las Vegas, Nevada —which won the second General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge — began building a Glasair Sportsman airplane June 16 at Glasair... Continue Reading →

NASAO unveils Henry M. Ogrodzinski Scholarship Program

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has created the Henry M. Ogrodzinski Scholarship Program. The program will be run through NASAO’s Center for Aviation Research and Education and will award scholarships to dependents and spouses of... Continue Reading →