Civil Air Patrol Teams with Unmanned Safety Institute on UAS Safety and Education

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), has teamed with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to address unmanned aerial systems (UAS) safety and education nationally. CAP and USI have agreed to cooperate on enhancing aviation and UAS safety and education at every level of both partnering organizations, including communications and coordination with other agencies and groups throughout the U.S. […]

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Pierpont Aviation Program Reaches Articulation Agreement with SIU

Pierpont Community & Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program has reached an articulation agreement with Southern Illinois University. This articulation will allow for Pierpont students looking to pursue their bachelor’s degree in Aviation Maintenance Management a path to complete their first two years at Pierpont, and then finish their final two years at Southern Illinois. […]

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NBAA’s Damato Joins DOT Task Force Focused on Youth Access to Aviation Careers

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Vice President of Educational Strategy and Workforce Development Joanne “Jo” Damato, CAM, has been appointed to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force (YIATF) as an aviation educational stakeholder representative. The YIATF was established in October 2019 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, […]

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Aeronautical Decision-Making

By Captain Judy Rice           Early in 2020, our lives changed when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Governors and state agencies issued emergency orders for the temporary closures of businesses and organizations in an effort to reduce the spread of this virus. All segments of the aviation industry have felt the impact. Transportation […]

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