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 →

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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 →

San Diego museum gives $38,500 in scholarships

Posted on June 18th, 2014 by

The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s mission statement is to inspire young people to tackle the challenges of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics academic disciplines and to make a difference in the world through an innovative, adventurous spirit.... Continue Reading →

AeroCamps take off

Posted on June 18th, 2014 by

Coast to coast, for the fifth year in a row, kids between the ages of 12-18 will be flocking to local AeroCamps for the chance to explore aviation and aerospace this summer. AeroCamp is a day camp program hosted by members... Continue Reading →

AirVenture tempts teachers with freebies

Posted on June 17th, 2014 by

You don’t have to be a pilot or an aircraft mechanic to enjoy the largest general aviation gathering in North America. To prove that point, Build A Plane, in partnership with AirVenture, is offering teachers a very special perk for... Continue Reading →

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Gulfstream donates G100 to Savannah Tech

Posted on June 17th, 2014 by

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently donated a Gulfstream G100 aircraft and several other items to Savannah Technical College. The aircraft, which was retired from the company fleet in May 2013, will be used as a training tool in... Continue Reading →