VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft will begin delivering the first of five new Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla. campus.
Piper Aircraft has taken orders for three twin-engine piston-powered Training Class Piper Seminole aircraft from the UND Aerospace Foundation, which provides training and aircraft for the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Board of Trustees has elected four new members: Dr. Charles D. Duva, president and CEO of DuvaSawko; C. Jeffrey Knittel, president of CIT Transportation Finance; David B. O’Maley, chairman emeritus and retired president and CEO of Ohio National Life Insurance Co.; and Jon W. Slangerup, an executive advisor to Moelis Capital Partners.
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Grace Huseth of Tucker, Ga., and Michael Keck of Oshkosh, Wis., have been named recipients of this year’s EAA/DAHER-SOCATA International Scholarships.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Cessna Aircraft Co. have signed a long-term purchase agreement that includes the delivery of 29 Cessna Skyhawk model 172S aircraft this year and 28 next year to upgrade the school’s current Skyhawk flight-training fleet at its campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington University’s Aviation program has become the first in the Pacific Northwest approved to authorize graduates for a Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) certificate. The FAA gave its final approval in early April.
Cessna is collaborating with Liberty University to complement Liberty’s School of Aeronautics flight training program. Under this agreement, students who enroll in flight training at qualifying Cessna Pilot Centers can also enroll in Liberty’s online courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in aeronautics.
Jeppesen is sponsoring a free educational webinar series for improving pilot awareness and navigational skills. The Chart Clinic Confidential series of interactive presentations is aimed at increasing general aviation pilot knowledge related to working with aviation navigation information and charts.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is once again offer the Scholarship for Excellence in Aviation. Applications are being accepted now through July 11 for the fall 2014 scholarship award.