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May 30, 2017

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a sort of a flying car except it’s not a car at all – it’s much more like a flying ATV, which is probably more legitimately all-terrain than most. Linguistics aside, it’s a very cool piece of tech that’s backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, and it’s already in the ‘working prototype’ phase of development.

Flying Kitty Hawk Machine
May 6, 2017

Alaska Airlines sought to inspire the next generation of aviation enthusiasts Saturday by hosting the ninth annual Aviation Day. The free, all-day conference was held at Sea-Tac airport, where attendees were able to tour Alaska jets, visit the cockpit of a Boeing 737, and simulate flying a 737, inside of airline hangars and out on the tarmac.

Aviation Day at Alaska Airlines
May 3, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) announced it will now be offering Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) training at its campus located in Irving, Texas.

Aviation Institute of Maintenance UAS Training
Apr 25, 2017

Mayor Rawlings and Perot Jr. Think So
Flying taxis are coming to DFW, and Mayor Mike Rawlings and Ross Perot Jr. are waving them in for a landing.

Ross Perot Jr. at Elevate Summit
Apr 20, 2017

SINGAPORE — As Changi Airport maintains its leadership position among international air hubs globally, plans are under way to redesign it into a smart airport. Up to 8,000 new jobs will be created or redesigned to enhance productivity by about 40 per cent over the next eight years, said Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng yesterday.

Feb 13, 2017

LeTourneau University announces a new partnership with Frisco Independent School District that will offer dual credit courses in aviation to high school juniors and seniors. Through this partnership, Frisco ISD students will have the opportunity to earn up to 12 hours of college credit in aviation while still attending Frisco ISD High Schools.

LeTourneau University Aviation Program
Dec 28, 2016

In North Fort Worth, past the Stockyards and just a couple of blocks off Main Street, on Ross Avenue, there’s a small museum on the grounds of Meacham Airport which probably tells the story of aviation better than any other source.

Fort Worth Weekly on Fort Worth Meacham Aviation Museum
Dec 9, 2016

First American in orbit, decorated pilot, senator. John Glenn, who captured the nation’s imagination and became a hero for the ages in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth, and who was the last surviving Mercury astronaut, died Dec. 8 at age 95.

John Glenn Climbing into Friendship 7
Sep 22, 2016

Southwest Airlines’ hiring surged almost 10 percent in the past year, and American Airlines’ employment climbed by 2 percent.

Southwest Airlines
Sep 1, 2016

Fifteen individuals have been selected as winners of the 2016 AOPA Flight Training Scholarships, a program designed to help aviation trainees of all ages earn a pilot certificate. The scholarships are funded by donations to the AOPA Foundation.

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