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The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Texas A&M University’s Engineering Experiment Station a 5-year contract worth $20 million per year to establish and manage the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics.
Airlines have been hit hard because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry has seen empty planes, pilot layoffs and massive financial losses. But the rest of the aviation community, commonly known as General Aviation, has also been affected by the outbreak and the changes it's been forced to make.
Rising Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University junior Audrey Osburn dreams of one day being an astronaut working onboard the International Space Station, and she is hoping a summer internship at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory is going to get her one step closer to achieving that goal.
The 2021 Women in Aviation (WAI) scholarship program is open and members can review dozens of scholarships. Scholarships are being offered for flight training, engineering, maintenance, dispatcher, and professional development for individuals in all stages of life.
Headed to the Big D for a defense job? There are several reasons cleared professionals should consider career options in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Long known as a leader in commercial and military aviation, Naval Air Station Fort Worth is a joint military base just outside of Fort Worth. Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, Raytheon, and L3Harris all have a presence in the Dallas/Fort Worth region.
Mahteme Desta, a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was sprinting toward graduation when the pandemic struck. With stay-at-home orders and strict social distancing guidelines in place, his career quest could have been derailed, but Embry-Riddle has been working with industry partners to launch virtual internships, especially for seniors like Desta.
On International Women’s Day, it seemed the perfect opportunity to highlight an initiative close to taking off in the US, which aims to bring together female pilots, cutting edge technology and environmental kudos for a brand new, groundbreaking pilot school.
Bipartisan legislation, supported by the aviation industry, has been put forth to establish a national aviation center, for the purpose of workforce development and overall promotion of the industry. The aviation industry continues to push for higher levels of workforce development. Scottslm/Pixabay
Government agencies, community based organizations, professional drone pilots, or manned aircraft management – almost all drone industry stakeholders agree that getting new recreational and professional drone operators the resources they need to understand the rules and fly safely is a huge challenge.
School officials say keeping students safe is their No. 1 priority. One local emergency telecommunications agency is hoping to help them. The North Central Texas Emergency Communications District is using unmanned aerial systems — also known as drones — to create 3D models of certain areas to help first responders find exactly where 911 callers or threats are located, even down to the floor the person is on.