AOPA HIGH SCHOOL AVIATION PROGRAM EXPANDS

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association will host the third annual High School Aviation STEM Symposium, in Fort Worth, Texas on November 6 and 7, 2017. The symposium will feature learning and breakout sessions that focus on engaging and inspiring young people, career opportunities in aviation and aerospace, and delivering aviation STEM education. Participants will […]

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Boeing VP Robinson-Berry Receives Aerospace Achievement Award

Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina, received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace’s annual awards ceremony recently. “We are incredibly proud of Joan and the recognition she is receiving for her positive contributions to our industry,” said Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Joan is […]

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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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