FAA Awards Millions to Virginia Airports

Nearly $18.4 million will be shared by five Virginia airports through a Federal Aviation Administration grant for airport safety and infrastructure. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that 405 airports nationwide – to include several U.S. territories – will split a total of $1.2 billion. “This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our nation’s airport […]

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Virginia to Launch Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Information Exchange

The Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) and Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced the launch of the Virginia Flight Information Exchange pilot program, a tool that will allow state and local governments to share information among unmanned aerial systems (UAS) stakeholders and address key safety and policy concerns while keeping the airspace open, secure, […]

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Career Exploration Day at DOAV in Virginia Showcases Variety of Aviation Jobs

The Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) hosted an Aviation Career Event for the Omega Youth Academy in their agency Hangar on Saturday, January 25th. Agency staff presented and explained the fundamentals of aviation, including educational presentations, as well as hands-on demonstrations for the students and adult chaperones. Betty Wilson, public relations manager for DOAV, kicked […]

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Virginia Governor Announces Nearly $1.5 Million Award to Support Autonomous Systems

Governor Ralph Northam has announced that nearly $1.5 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Virginia Research Investment Fund in its second funding round. The three-year grant will support the launch of the Commonwealth Center of Innovation for Autonomous Systems (C2IAS), a collaborative research center led by Virginia Tech with Old Dominion University […]

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