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The Forgotten History of North American Aviation in Dallas The Forgotten History of North American Aviation in Dallas
Keegan Chetwynd, the CAF museum curator, presented a live webinar about the history of North American Aviation in Dallas, Texas
The 10 fastest airplanes in the worldThe 10 fastest airplanes in the world
The top 10 fastest airplanes in the world.
Solar Impulse completes round-the-world flight with no fuelSolar Impulse completes round-the-world flight with no fuel
Solar Impulse 2 completes historic journey - 40,00 km around the globe without fuel
Destination ImaginationDestination Imagination
Destination Imagination (DI) works with educators and industry experts to develop new academic challenges. DI, a powerful learning tool.
NASA 360NASA 360
NASA 360 is an award-winning broadcast television show and online video series that looks at all things NASA.
Sponsorship Opportunities AvailableSponsorship Opportunities Available
Become a sponsor of NCTaviationcareers.com and help connect students with regional aviation academic programs.
Southwest Airlines NoLimits InternshipsSouthwest Airlines NoLimits Internships
Internships at Southwest Airlines Headquarters in Dallas. Applications for Fall 2015 internships are being accepted February 23-March 23.
Electric 18-rotor Volocopter makes first manned flightElectric 18-rotor Volocopter makes first manned flight
The pursuit of personal flight has taken a promising, and kind of wacky, step forward with the electric 18-rotor Volocopter lifting somebody
Orion Exploration - Lockheed MartinOrion Exploration - Lockheed Martin
Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) was the first high orbital test flight for the Orion spacecraft.... first step on a journey to deep space.
#SpottheStation#SpottheStation
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from several thousand worldwide locations. It is the third brightest object in the sky.

Spread Your Wings

  • Live Earth Images from the International Space Station Live High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment aboard the ISS was activated April 30, 2014. It is mounted on the External Payload Facility of the European Space Agency’s Columbus module.
  • Chandra X-ray Observatory - NASA The Chandra X-ray Observatory is the world's most powerful X-ray telescope. X-Ray vision reveals insides of stars.
  • Sneak Peek Into the Plane of the Future Bold vision for what aviation could be.
  • Wonder how an aircraft engine works? "The Aviators" is a television series that airs in the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally. This clip describes how aircraft engines are built and designed. Take a look!
  • A day in the life... "The Aviators" is a television series that airs in the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally. This clip describes a day in the life of airline pilots and mechanics. See what it is like!
  • Solar Impulse 2 makes first flight What has a wider wingspan than a 747, weighs the same as a car, and can fly almost forever without a drop of fuel? Watch highlights of the the Maiden Flight of the Solar Impulse 2.
  • Wolfe Air Reel These shots were filmed in close formation with the Vectorvision camera system installed in the highly modified Wolfe Air LearJet 25. Cameras used are the Red Epic and Arriflex Alexa.
  • The surprising aerodynamics behind the Brazuca World Cup football Under the guise of World Cup fever, scientists across the globe are seizing the opportunity to examine the aerodynamic properties of what will in all likelihood be the most talked-about object on a global scale over the coming weeks, the 2014 World Cup match ball.
  • Aviation 101 "The Aviators" is a television series that airs in the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally. This clip describes how aircraft fly and other basics of aviation. Check it out!
  • Archaeopteryx Glider The Archaeopteryx is a versatile high-end hang-glider in sailplane configuration with exceptional climbing ability. The elaborately made glider has been designed for foot launch on mountain slopes and for a variety of other launch methods such as bungee launch taking off from a mountain or launches on airfields using the methods of car towing, winch towing, trike aerotow and ultralight / LSA aerotow.
  • Aero Glass Augmented Vision A new virtual way of addressing pilots' need to properly visualize terrain, navigation, traffic (ADS-B), instrument, weather, and airspace information with access to vital safety procedures and protocols, without the requirement of inspecting instruments, phone or iPad. Using Epson Moverio, Google Glass and other Head-Mounted Displays, Aero Glass is the first to bring Augmented Reality to pilots providing an unparalleled 3D, 360° experience in the cockpit, regardless of the visibility.