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AOPA Announces 2018 Scholarship Programs AOPA Announces 2018 Scholarship Programs
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has announced three scholarship programs. Application deadline May 2, 2018.
NASA 360NASA 360
NASA 360 is an award-winning broadcast television show and online video series that looks at all things NASA.
FLYBY - Aviation Game App - Test your skillsFLYBY - Aviation Game App - Test your skills
NCTCOG's FLYBY Aviation App - Test your piloting skills and aviation knowledge.
Remembering ‘First Flights’ on National Aviation DayRemembering ‘First Flights’ on National Aviation Day
In observance of this year’s National Aviation Day, NASA asked some of its own leaders to share memories of their first flight experiences.
uberAIR: Closer than you think (Uber Elevate)uberAIR: Closer than you think (Uber Elevate)
Uber Elevate plans to make vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) a reality and bringing uberAIR to Dallas-Fort Worth by 2020.
Sponsorship Opportunities AvailableSponsorship Opportunities Available
Become a sponsor of NCTaviationcareers.com and help connect students with regional aviation academic programs.
Eagles Nest Project - Granbury High SchoolEagles Nest Project - Granbury High School
Granbury High School students construct modern FAA certified Light Sport Aircraft. “Mentors build the student, students build the aircraft."
Cassini's Grand FinaleCassini's Grand Finale
On the final orbit, Cassini will plunge into Saturn fighting to keep its antenna pointed at Earth as it transmits its farewell. Credit: NASA
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.
Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from several thousand worldwide locations. It is the third brightest object in the sky.

Spread Your Wings

  • A Door In The Sky | 2 Wingsuit Flyers BASE Jump Into a Plane Mid-air French wingsuit flyers recently completed an unbelievable stunt following a B.A.S.E. jump from the top of the Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland. Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet, known as the Soul Flyers, caught up with and flew into a plane in mid-air. Published Nov. 28, 2017, Red Bull
  • Evolution of the Airplane | The Wright Flyer to the Antonov An-225 Mriya The world's largest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, just landed in Australia. So how did we go from a 600 pound Wright Flyer to a plane with a take-off weight of over 1 Million Pounds!? Find out in the Evolution of the Airplane. Published on May 17, 2016, ABC News
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Flying Cars: Uber Plans to Test VTOL Aircraft Service in 2020 Uber has been working in collaboration with NASA in order to develop Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircrafts and introduce a local air taxi service. These aircrafts will allow for quicker daily commutes, less traffic congestion, and cleaner air around the world. Dallas-Fort Worth, along with Los Angeles and Dubai, will be a pilot city for the service testing in 2020.
  • Aerodynamics - How airplanes fly, maneuver, and land Covers lift, stalls, angle of attack, wing flaps, and many other topics.