FAA advances UND in its Safety Management System program

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

You’ve seen them on the boss’s bookshelf: Unwieldy binders stuffed with safety rules and regulations, the kind no one reads until report time. That’s the standard joke. But at the University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences... Continue Reading →

Unmanned aircraft put to the test as South Texas FAA test site prepares for operation

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continued its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight missions last week over South Texas... Continue Reading →

EAA 677 awards scholarship to Young Eagle

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

COLUMBUS, GA. — Chattahoochee Valley Chapter 677 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA 677), based at Columbus Airport (CSG), has awarded a full scholarship to the EAA Air Academy to 17-year-old Kennedy Davenport of Columbus, Georgia. Continue Reading →

Piper delivers five more Archers to FIT

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft recently delivered another five new Piper Archer TX training aircraft to the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), under a joint Piper Aviation Career Alliance program. Continue Reading →

Embry-Riddle to offer second MOOC on human factors in aviation accidents

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The mental and physical factors that contribute to aviation accidents will be examined during a free, massive open online course (MOOC) offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. Registration for The Human Factor in Aviation is open to... Continue Reading →

Aviation Triad and Purolator partner in promoting jobs in NC

Posted on March 8th, 2014 by

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem, three North Carolina cities known as the Piedmont Triad, have added a new partner to their Aviation Triad coalition. Purolator Advanced Filtration is now one of 17 businesses and organizations partnering to promote,... Continue Reading →

NASTAR camp registration open for summer

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. — The National AeroSpace Training And Research (NASTAR) Center, a commercial space training and research center, will once again host its NASTAR Camp program this summer for students in grades 2 to 12. Continue Reading →


Discover your future in aviation

Posted on February 24th, 2014 by

The Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will host “Discover Your Future in Aviation” March 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the fifth year for the special aviation day, which will feature hands-on workshops, a career fair, flight... Continue Reading →

Aircraft systems training initiative launches

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by

The National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University and RTCA have formed a partnership in which NIAR will develop and conduct training for RTCA, focusing on the testing standards for equipment installed on aircraft. Continue Reading →

CAP cadet receives award

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by

Cadet Colonel William Small of the Civil Air Patrol’s Lookout Mountain Composite Squadron in Spearfish, S.D., was recently presented with the squadron level Outstanding Civil Air Patrol Cadet of the Year award by the Air Force Association. Continue Reading →