Seven Minority Students Launch NY Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Redtail Flight Academy

The RedTail Flight Academy (RFA) celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art flight academy recently at New York Stewart International Airport in partnership with Wheels Up. Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy will train seven minority youth from underserved communities to develop a pipeline of diverse aviators and future leaders in […]

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GAMA Opens Registration for 2022 Aviation Design Challenge

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced that registration for the 2022 Aviation Design Challenge has opened. This annual competition, which enters its tenth year, promotes careers in aviation and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in U.S. high schools through aviation-focused curriculum. “We are excited to once again open registration for GAMA’s annual […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Meeting to Consider Record Amount of Grant Funds for AVED

This year, 50 different entities will be considered for Aerospace and Aviation Education Program grants totaling more than $365,000 from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission. The record amount of funding will be used to bring more students in Oklahoma to STEM careers, particularly those in aerospace and aviation.  Grants will be awarded for targeted learning programs […]

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Charleston’s CRAFT Flight Training Granted Provisional Part 141 Training Approval by FAA

Charleston Regional Accelerated Flight Training and Simulation, also known as CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation, announced it has received its Provisional Part 141 Training approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) becoming only the second school in South Carolina, and the only school in Charleston and the Lowcountry Region approved by the FAA to offer […]

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Lutte Earns Ninety-Nines Award of Achievement in Aviation for Outstanding Contributions

Rebecca Lutte, Ph.D., an associate professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Aviation Institute, was awarded the Ninety-Nines Award of Achievement for Contributions to Aviation. Ninety-Nines officially announced Lutte’s award on Saturday, July 10. She received the Award of Achievement for Contributions to Aviation in recognition of her extensive and excellent research focused […]

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AFA Announces 2021 National Teacher of the Year

The Air Force Association has announced that Megan Tucker, of Lovettsville, Va., has been named the 2021 AFA National Teacher of the Year presented by Rolls-Royce. The program recognizes classroom teachers for their accomplishments and achievements in exciting K-12 students about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and preparing students to use and contribute to […]

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EAA AeroEducate Program Opens Wide Spectrum of Possibilities for Youth in Aviation

Photo above – Curt Brunges, Managing Director of Aviate & Pilot Strategy at United Airlines. (EAA Photo) EAA AeroEducate, a bold new program that opens a wide spectrum of possibilities for young people interested in aviation, was officially launched on July 26 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, initiating an interactive, educational, and engaging experience for young people ages […]

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