GAMA Announces 2019 Aviation Design Challenge on National Aviation Day

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced it is opening registration for the 2019 Aviation Design Challenge, an annual competition GAMA hosts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in U.S. high schools through aviation curriculum and a virtual fly-off. “This will be our seventh consecutive year hosting this life-changing competition, and it […]

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Vermont Wing of Civil Air Patrol Boosts Aviation Careers and Aerospace Education at Green Mountain Technology and Career Center

Lts. Scott Lowe and Peter Steinerman of the Vermont Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) brought some “real world” expertise on volunteer and other opportunities in Vermont aviation recently to a few elementary school students participating in a science and technology summer camp at the Green Mountain Technology and Career Center in Hyde Park. […]

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2018 Aviation Design Challenge Second-Place School Completes Redbird STEM Camp

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced that the 2018 Aviation Design Challenge second-place team, from St. Croix Lutheran Academy in West St. Paul, Minnesota, completed the Redbird Flight Simulations Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Lab Camp. On August 1 and 2, RedbirdSTEM’s Director of Training and Development Greg Roark taught 30 students from […]

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500+ CAP Members Honing Emergency Services Skills at Civil Air Patrol Academy

More than 500 Civil Air Patrol officers and cadets are participating this month in the National Emergency Services Academy, a multidisciplinary training program held July 15-28 at Camp Atterbury, a 30,000-acre Indiana National Guard facility in Edinburgh. “This is Civil Air Patrol’s largest training event,” said John Desmarais, CAP’s director of operations who founded NESA. […]

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AFA Announces 2018 National Award Winners

The Air Force Association (AFA) has announced the winners of its Lifetime Achievement, H.H. Arnold, Symington, John R. Alison, and Chairman’s Aerospace Education awards. All winners will be honored at the Air, Space & Cyber Conference on September 19, 2018 during the Air Force Birthday Dinner. The AFA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes groups or individuals […]

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