Aviation and Aerospace in Oklahoma Gets Boost from Legislative Session

The legislative session has concluded, and the aviation and aerospace industry in Oklahoma benefited from several bills ensuring the viability of the state’s second largest industry. Over twenty bills were filed directly or indirectly affecting the aviation community. Among those filed were measures that would sunset exemptions to the aircraft excise tax, prohibit drones from […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Gets Record Number of Applications for Aviation and Aerospace Education Grants

Aviation and Aerospace is trending among Oklahoma students, and the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has emphatically been a driving force of those trends. Through summer camp programs and primary through secondary aviation education curriculum across the state, the Commission has boosted that interest through their aviation and aerospace education grant program. Last year, 25 organizations […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Accepting Applications for Aviation and Aerospace Education Grant Program

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission announced that the FY20 Aeronautics Commission Aviation & Aerospace Education Grant Program is now accepting applications through May 31, 2019.  Any learning institutions or organizations instructing an aviation and/or aerospace minded educational program or camp in the coming year should apply.  Aerospace and aviation education is one of the Aeronautics Commission’s […]

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Second Annual Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day Celebrated in Tulsa

Photo above – At the December 6, 2018 second annual Oklahoma Women in Aviation and Aerospace Day brunch, hosted by the Oklahoma Aeronautic Commission, Oklahoma Airport Operators Association, the Tulsa Airport Authority and BizJet International, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum addressed the crowd. OAC Staff Photo. In a crowd of 400 aviation and aerospace professionals and students, […]

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NASAO Awards Vic Bird with Ambassador of Aviation Award

At its recently concluded 87th annual convention and trade show in Oklahoma City, the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO), presented its most prestigious award, the Kenneth Rowe Ambassador of Aviation Award, to Victor Bird, Director of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission. The Rowe Award is presented to the state aviation director who epitomizes optimism […]

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