FLIGHT Foundation Among Tennessee’s Successful and Growing Number of AVED and STEM Programs

In Tennessee there are a growing number of education opportunities that allow youth to develop an interest in aviation and to explore the aviation and aerospace field as a career. One of those highly successful programs for teenagers has been around for 27 years. Known as FLIGHT (Flight Lesson Instructional Grants Helping Teens) Foundation, the […]

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Aviation Week Network Announces its “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties,” Award Winners

Aviation Week Network, in collaboration with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), has announced the winners of its awards program, “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties.” The awards recognize students earning STEM degrees who are nominated by their universities on the basis of their academic performance, civic contribution and research or design project. […]

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High school students present prototypes to NASA experts for engineering challenge

The organization “High schools United with NASA to Create Hardware” (HUNCH) conducted the preliminary design review of a NASA Hunch Design & Prototyping challenge at Space Center Houston Nov. 13. What is the challenge? Area high school students have spent the school year researching and engineering prototypes that could help advance space exploration. The students […]

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The Dee Howard Foundation Announces the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame Class of 2020

The Dee Howard Foundation has announced the members of the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame Class of 2020. They are June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D., the widow of Challenger Space Shuttle Commander Richard “Dick” Scobee, Col. Thomas M. McNish, M.D., MPH (USAF Ret.), and The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine […]

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Ticket Punched: Flying Salukis Head to National after Ninth Straight Regional Title

With more than half of his squad potentially competing for the first time, Nathan Lincoln, head coach of Southern Illinois University’s Flying Salukis, had a few anxious moments leading to the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region VIII competition. But a blend of veterans and youth during the Oct. 29-Nov. 2 event at Southern Illinois Airport […]

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American Airlines Offers Flight Education Grants to High Schools Utilizing AOPA’s You Can Fly Curriculum

In an effort to grow and diversify the pilot population, the American Airlines Pilot Recruiting & Development team has announced the 2019 continuation of the Flight Education Grant. These grants are awarded to fund creative and inspirational ideas aimed at growing and diversifying the next generation of aviators. In the last several years, American Airlines […]

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