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 NASAO members that are in good standing.
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. To further this goal, the museum and Convair Alumni Association has selected 12 students to receive a total of $38,500 in scholarships.
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 of the Flight School Association of North America (FSANA). [Read more...]
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 attending the festivities on Tuesday, July 28, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. For the fifth year, they are sponsoring Teacher’s Day to share information on how aviation can be used in the classroom to enhance STEM curriculum and engage students.
“Teacher’s Day is free and open to any teacher who’d like to attend,” says Build A Plane’s Executive Director Debbie Phillips. “We would like anyone who’s able to be a part of it.”
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 the college’s aviation programs.
VAN NUYS, Calif. — Students at the Los Angeles Unified School District’s North Valley Occupational Center – Aviation (NVOC – Aviation) have a new tool to gain insight into the functioning of turbine engines, thanks to a donation of a Rolls-Royce Spey Engine – valued at $120,000 – by Pegasus Elite Aviation.
Avemco Insurance Co. Vice President Mike Adams will present “What Kind of Pilot Runs Out of Gas?” at the Rochester, N.Y., Safety Stand Down Saturday, June 14. Adams will illustrate how a flight’s fuel looks right, until it isn’t.
FlightSafety International will build a new Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio.
VAN NUYS, Calif. — Veteran pilot and business aviation pioneer Clay Lacy has donated two retired corporate jets — a Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP — to an aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport (VNY).
Veteran pilot and business aviation pioneer Clay Lacy will donate two iconic business jets, a non-flying Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP, June 5 to an aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport, marking the largest single gift in the adult education program’s history.