Ray Foundation Awards $1 Million Challenge Grant To Create STEM Learning Lab for Hawaii’s Youth

The Ray Foundation (Naples, Florida) recently awarded Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum a $1 million challenge grant to develop a new educational resource for Hawaii Youth – a Learning Lab using the exciting field of aviation and aerospace to advance interest and competency in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).  The proposed Learning Lab will be […]

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UAS degree at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus first in nation to offer BLOS flight ops to students

Students studying unmanned aircraft systems at the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus are receiving a rare flight experience in some of their courses that is positioning them at the forefront of the drone industry. Kansas State Polytechnic’s UAS flight and operations degree option is the first in the nation to introduce flying beyond visual line […]

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Second Annual Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day Celebrated in Tulsa

Photo above – At the December 6, 2018 second annual Oklahoma Women in Aviation and Aerospace Day brunch, hosted by the Oklahoma Aeronautic Commission, Oklahoma Airport Operators Association, the Tulsa Airport Authority and BizJet International, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum addressed the crowd. OAC Staff Photo. In a crowd of 400 aviation and aerospace professionals and students, […]

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AAAE Board of Directors Confirms Larry Krauter, A.A.E., AICP, as Secretary/Treasurer

The Board of Directors of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) has announced the approval of a slate of leaders to the Association’s Executive Committee, including the election of Spokane International Airport CEO Larry Krauter, A.A.E., AICP, to serve as Secretary/Treasurer. The vacancy on the AAAE Executive Committee filled by Krauter was created by […]

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Kansas State Polytechnic to offer first responder scholarship for sUAS training

Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus is offering $500 scholarships to first responders interested in attending the small unmanned aircraft systems, or sUAS, commercial remote pilot training course in 2019. The available scholarships reduce the overall course cost by 50 percent and still cover the fee for the Federal Aviation Administration written exam at the completion […]

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Canadian Government takes major step to provide new air passenger protection rights

The Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that the Government of Canada is one step closer to providing Canadians with important new air passenger protection rights. The Canadian Transportation Agency’s proposed air passenger protection regulations will be published in the Canada Gazette Part I on December 22, 2018, for a final 60-day public comment […]

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Designers Wanted for Fly Washington Passport Program Patches

The Fly Washington Passport Program, an incentive program encouraging pilots and aviation enthusiasts to explore Washington’s public-use airports, is seeking designers and artists to create a patch representative of each of the six regions including the Olympic Peninsula, southwest, northwest, south central, north central and eastern areas of Washington state. Participants will use an official […]

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