Boom Supersonic Selects Greensboro, North Carolina for First Supersonic Airliner Manufacturing Facility

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world’s fastest and most sustainable supersonic airliner, today announced it has selected the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina as the site of its first full-scale manufacturing facility. The Overture Superfactory will be a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, including the final assembly line, test facility, and customer delivery […]

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Dare County Regional Airport (KMQI) Is Seeking An Airport Director

SALARY: $67,196.00 – $87,354.00 Annually DEPARTMENT: DC Airport Authority OPENING DATE: 01/11/22 ABOUT THE POSITION: Dare County Regional Airport (KMQI) is seeking an Airport Director to direct, manage, supervise, coordinate, and operate the services of the Airport, as well as, building and field maintenance, aviation safety, regulatory compliance and other related activities. The Airport Director […]

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Public Investment Expected to Propel North Carolina Aviation in 2022

Innovations in air transportation and a major infusion of new state and federal funding will create economic opportunity in 2022 for companies with the experience and capacity to help airports build and maintain their infrastructure and push the boundaries of unmanned aviation. That activity should increase the economic impact of North Carolina’s 72 public airports, […]

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LIFT Academy Adds Stanly County Airport as Winter Satellite Location for Flight Training

As winter weather rolls into the Midwest, LIFT (Leadership In Flight Training) Academy, based in Indianapolis, began its winter flight training operations at Stanly County Airport in Albemarle, North Carolina, to give its students not only a warm weather environment conducive for visual flight rules but also an opportunity to train in different topography. LIFT, […]

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ECSU Partners with Wake Tech for Drone Training and Public Safety Programs for Students

On December 9, 2021, Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) and Wake Tech Community College broke ground in Wake County on the site of a new 106-acre technology center that will expand unmanned aviation programs offered in North Carolina.  The facility, Eastern Wake 4.0, will house integrated teaching labs for multiple universities, allowing students to easily […]

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The Bond of Aviation and Autism

by: Jacob Moschotto & Karen Allen “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Dr. Stephen Store’s illuminating quote fills half the screen on the AutismSpeaks homepage and there could not be a more important, striking takeaway for someone trying to understand this eclectic condition. Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, […]

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