SIU Aviation Technologies Signs Agreement with Chinese University

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Aviation Technologies program and Shenyang Aerospace University (SAU) in China will begin an articulation agreement in fall 2018. The 2+2 project, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education, will likely bring 50 to 60 students to Carbondale beginning in 2020. The academic concentrations will be on avionics and maintenance with a […]

Read More

Embraer Establishes Foundation in the United States

Embraer recently announced the establishment of the Embraer Foundation, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Company’s U.S. headquarters. The new foundation is a sister organization to the Brazil-based Embraer Institute (Instituto Embraer), which has led the social investment initiatives of the Company since 2001. “The Embraer Foundation will consolidate our ongoing investments in social and […]

Read More

Lakeland Aero Club Adds New Redbird FMX to Aviation Program

Lakeland Aero Club announced that they have added a Redbird FMX full motion flight simulator to their fleet. While Redbird Flight Simulations typically prides itself on a “white glove” delivery and installation service for its advanced simulators, they took a different approach with the Lakeland Aero Club when members asked to perform the installation themselves. […]

Read More

Redbird Flight Brings the Power of Aviation into the Classroom

Redbird Flight Simulations has released an updated and specialized version of their desktop flight simulator, the Jay Velocity Edition, to support schools that are investing in STEM education. Redbird created this highly robust simulator for demanding environments like middle and high schools, museums, and public access kiosks. The clean-sheet design prioritizes one thing for the […]

Read More

EAA SPORT PILOT ACADEMY RETURNS IN 2017 TO MAKE DREAMS OF FLIGHT COME TRUE

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a sport pilot certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the year. The all-inclusive course at EAA headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, features dedicated aircraft and instructors focused on successful completion of sport pilot training. The top-notch […]

Read More

Nominations for the Strickler and Crown Circle Awards Are Now Open

The National Coalition of Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) has established two awards recognizing outstanding leadership in aerospace education, the Crown Circle Aerospace Leadership Award and the Mervin K. Strickler Jr. Aerospace Leadership Award to honor individuals or organizations who exemplify leadership in aerospace education. These two awards provide an opportunity to recognize outstanding efforts […]

Read More