Hands-on aviation camp spurs new company

For the 11th year students attending the “Cleared For Take-Off” Aviation Education Camp at Alexandria Airport in Pittstown, N.J., spent a week in a “living laboratory” getting hands on lessons in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

The camp’s proven curriculum is now one of the offerings of a new company, Take Flight Solutions.

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WinnAero helps kids soar to new heights

By CAROL LEE ANDERSON

In just over a year, the Aviation & Aerospace Education Center at Winnipesaukee, known as WinnAero, has blossomed from being just one man’s idea into a well-organized and progressive non-profit organization.

Based at Laconia Airport (LCI) on the picturesque shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, WinnAero is the brainchild of Bill Seed, a retired attorney and self-starter who became entranced with the Iowa Children’s Museum exhibit, “Take Flight,” which spotlights the science of aviation.

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Aerospace scholarship program launched

Iridium Communications and its partner companies have launched the Iridium NEXT Mission Team Scholarship program, with an expected $250,000 endowment.

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Naval Centennial watch to be auctioned

After spending 2011 traveling the globe with world-renowned aviators, Breitling’s #1 Naval Centennial Limited Edition Airwolf timepiece will be auctioned online to benefit the National Flight Academy (NFA).

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