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Mar 8, 2020

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.

Erin Lear; Founder Lear Academy
Mar 3, 2020

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

Aviation Maintenance Worker
Feb 25, 2020

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.

Know Before You Fly Workshop
Jan 17, 2020

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.

North Central Texas Emergency Communications District
Dec 12, 2019

THIS DFW FAMILY IS TRAINING TOMORROW'S PILOTS TODAY
From the largest airline to a small business in Denton, here's how the global pilot shortage is being tackled in North Texas.

US Aviation Academy
Dec 9, 2019

Jet maker Bombardier is establishing an aviation apprenticeship training program at Texas State Technical College in Red Oak to develop a talent pipeline for its wing manufacturing facility.

Bombardier Apprenticeship
Aug 30, 2019

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aircraft Operations Center tweeted a photo Thursday of its first all-female flight crew on a reconnaissance mission ahead of Dorian's expected landfall in the U.S.

All female hurricane hunter flight crew
Aug 20, 2019

Dallas city leaders, along with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), confirmed Tuesday that transportation company Uber Technologies has acquired office space in a new Deep Ellum development for as many as 3,000 new high-tech jobs with a $400 million annual payroll.

Dallas Uber Skyport Concept
Apr 22, 2019

Equator Aircraft's P2 Xcursion prototype electric amphibious aircraft has taken fully to the air for the first time in the skies over Eggemoen Technology Park in Norway.

Amphibious electric aircraft
Feb 21, 2019

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a communications satellite and lunar lander from Cape Canaveral on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a communications satellite and lunar lander from Cape Canaveral on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.

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