FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR SUPPORT NOW AVAILABLE FOR EAA YOUNG EAGLES IN SPORTY’S ONLINE LEARN-TO-FLY COURSE

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus has joined Sporty’s Pilot Shop in helping EAA Young Eagles achieve their dreams of flying, with Embry-Riddle flight instructor support now part of the Sporty’s online Learn To Fly course available to all Young Eagles. More than 45,000 young people have enrolled in the Sporty’s course since 2009, as […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Awards over $270,000 in Aerospace & Aviation Education Grants

While school children were busy last week donning protective eye wear, looking with wonder at the solar eclipse, the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission was authorizing plans to assist the next generation of Oklahoma’s youth in exploring the solar system and beyond through flight. Twenty-five organizations were recently awarded Aerospace and Aviation Education Program grants or contracts […]

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Flying Musicians Association Seeks Worthy Student Musicians for Scholarship and Internship Programs

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is proud to announce two programs focused on the high school and college music students with a passion for aviation. FMA recognizes the correlation between the hard work and skill required by both learning to fly and learning music.  The path is unmistakable: practice, precision, working with others, multitasking, and […]

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GAMA Announces 2018 Aviation Design Challenge on National Aviation Day

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane today announced they are opening registration for the 2018 Aviation Design Challenge, an annual competition promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills among U.S. high school students through aviation. “I’m thrilled that on this day dedicated to celebrating aviation in the U.S., we can […]

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AOPA AND TEACHERS BEGIN WORK TO IMPLEMENT AVIATION CURRICULUM

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) You Can Fly High School Aviation Initiative is working to create aviation-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum for high schools across the country. Educators who will field test the curriculum this fall attended a teachers’ workshop held at AOPA’s Frederick, Maryland headquarters June 26 through 28. […]

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Winners Selected for the 2016-2017 TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program University Design Competition

The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) recently selected winners for its University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs. The prestigious competition encourages students to design innovative and practical solutions to challenges faced by our nation’s airports. Students were invited to propose innovations in four technical challenge areas: Airport Operation and Maintenance, […]

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