GAMA and Build A Plane launch second design challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane, a non-profit organization to encourage aviation and aerospace education, are partnering for a second year to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in high schools across the United States through an aviation design competition. The team from the winning high school will receive an all-expenses-paid, two-week trip for four students, one teacher and one chaperone to help build a Glasair Sportsman (pictured) through Glasair Aviation’s Two Weeks to Taxi program at its facilities in Arlington, Wash., in June 2014.

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Glasair unveils new website

The new is now open to the public. The website was recently updated, made considerably more user-friendly, added social media links, changed copy and incorporated new photographs.

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‘While You Were Out’ Star Evan Farmer completes Sportsman

Evan Farmer, star of MTV’s “2GE+HER” as well as The Learning Channel’s series “While Your Were Out,” recently built his own Sportsman 2+2 as part of Glasair’s Two Weeks to Taxi program.

Farmer documented the process on video and recently posted it on YouTube (

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