Piper Aircraft Launches Apprenticeship Program for Local High School Graduates

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced it is launching an accredited apprenticeship program in cooperation with Indian River State College. The program is being created in response to the increasing demand for high quality manufacturing candidates at Piper Aircraft. The two-year program, which will officially start in the summer of 2019, will initially begin with 10 individuals […]

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Ohio High School Teacher Selected as 2018 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) announced that Heidi L. Edwards, Oakwood H.S. Science Department Chair, Executive Curriculum Director for Air Camp, Dayton STEM Fellow, and SOFIA Ambassador for NASA, has been selected as the 2018 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the Year. Edwards will receive the honor, including a $1,500 cash award, during […]

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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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