Keep up with the latest happenings in aviation!

Apr 28, 2018

(Anna, TX) – What could you do with a bakery box, a laser beam, six lenses and an hour? Students from across Texas were presented with this challenge on Saturday, April 28th, as part of the 33rd annual TAME State STEM Competition, sponsored by Raytheon, hosted at YMCA Collin County Adventure Camp in Anna, Texas. Students used the supplies to focus and diffuse a laser beam during the Engineering Design Challenge segment of the competition.

2018 State STEM Competition
Mar 7, 2018

Cecilia Kim, an aviation student at LeTourneau University, has been selected to receive the American Airlines $5,000 scholarship.

Student at LeTourneau University
Feb 27, 2018

North Texas' reputation as a hub for aviation activity of all kinds is taking another step forward.

Airbus Simulator
Feb 12, 2018

In its fifth year, the Irving High School Aviation Science Academy prepares students to enter the workforce in the areas of management, flight, aerospace engineering and aviation maintenance. Now, they’re headed to nationals this April in Washington, D.C.
Recently, students in the Irving High School Aviation Academy competed in the Real World Design Challenge, a state and national competition where high school students design and build a UAS to complete a survey and crop spraying mission. ...They won the Texas challenge and are headed to Washington D.C. in April to compete at the national level!

Airplane Engine
Jan 3, 2018

The relatively small percentage of women in the aviation workplace has captured the attention of U.S. lawmakers, with separate measures offered in the House and Senate to address the issue.

Dec 8, 2017

If you've ever had dreams of flying, now may be the time to make them reality. The demand for pilots is sky high, and industry experts say that's not likely to change anytime soon. Airlines continue to add new routes and additional flights, requiring more pilots

Woman Pilot
Nov 28, 2017

More than $135,000 in financial aid opportunities for flight training, college aviation studies, and EAA residence camps are now open for applications through the Experimental Aircraft Association’s scholarship programs. Many of the scholarships, especially those for college studies, have a deadline of January 31, 2018.

EAA Scholarships Deadline: January 31, 2017
Nov 24, 2017

The aviation industry is struggling to hire staff with the desired technical know-how, meaning there is immense opportunities available.
A new whitepaper from Farnborough-based aviation recruitment specialists AeroProfessional claims 40% of companies in the industry are struggling to hire staff with the desired technical know-how, emphasising the need for a recruitment strategy geared towards the digital age.

Aviation Industry Struggles to Recruit Technical Staff
Sep 28, 2017

General aviation pilots, business owners, and celebrities pitched in to step up relief efforts for Hurricane Maria-stricken victims in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after federal efforts initially fell flat. Operation Airdrop, the volunteer GA effort spearheaded by Texans John Clay Wolfe and Doug Jackson, secured a Douglas DC-8 four-engine commercial jet to transport critical supplies to the devastated island.

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Erick Sotelo comforts an evacuee
Sep 13, 2017

Little did I know, but this course is what helped me decide on what career I wanted to pursue for the rest of my life.

Patriots Jet Team Foundation Aviation Course