Textron Aviation has signed a multi-year agreement with the University of Dubuque, establishing the university’s commitment to purchase new flight training aircraft solely from Textron Aviation through 2026.
As part of the new agreement, Textron Aviation will provide product support, parts and training for the university’s new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft, which will be equipped with the next-generation Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck. [Read more…]
WEST CHESTER, Pa. —Brandywine Flight School has added two taildraggers — a Cessna 140A and Cessna 170A — to its fleet of airplanes at Brandywine Airport.
With these new additions, the flight school will offer “classic flying” instruction to its array of aviation packages and rental services, officials noted. [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — A 15-year-old Mason High School student is the youngest person and first female to win the annual Mitchell Cary-Don Gum Memorial Aviation Scholarship.
The National Aviation Heritage Alliance presented a scholarship certificate on Feb. 14, 2017, to Mullika Pandit, daughter of Miti and Anirudh Pandit of Mason.
The presentation took place in the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, a unit of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. [Read more…]
PORTLAND, Oregon — Hillsboro Aero Academy (HAA) and Horizon Air have signed an agreement to establish a pilot development program, which will provide a tuition stipend to students pursuing an aviation career.
This program is designed to help recruit new flight students and provide existing students with an opportunity to fly as a first officer/pilot with Horizon Air following the completion of the program. [Read more…]
Flight students from Purdue and Ohio State will be the first pilots to train with the ICARUS device, which uses “Smart Glass” technology to electronically switch the user’s lens between opaque and clear.
This allows instructors to prepare students for the challenge of flight in instrument flying conditions in a way previously unavailable, according to company officials. [Read more…]