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Jan 12, 2021

In its continued effort to introduce future generations to opportunities in aviation, AOPA has joined with noted business leader and aviation record-setter Ross Perot Jr. and The Academy of Aeronautics and Aviation Sciences at V.R. Eaton High School in Fort Worth, Texas, to establish a new series of scholarships for students interested in becoming a professional pilot or aviation technician.

AOPA High School Aviation Scholarships
Dec 18, 2020

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A company that recently relocated from New Jersey to Dallas is developing an air taxi operation with plans to get off the ground in six years. The aircraft, being developed by Jaunt Air Mobility, takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter and flies like an airplane

Air Taxi
Dec 7, 2020

One of the world's most famous aviators has died: Chuck Yeager — best known as the first to break the sound barrier — died at the age of 97.
A message posted to his Twitter account says, "Fr @VictoriaYeage11 It is w/ profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager passed just before 9pm ET. An incredible life well lived, America's greatest Pilot, & a legacy of strength, adventure, & patriotism will be remembered forever."

Chuck Yeager and Glamorous Glennis, Bell X-1 broke the sound barrier
Dec 3, 2020

First four-year aviation logistics program in North Texas celebrates 10 years of preparing work ready graduates.
Aviation logistics students benefit from UNT collaborations with Southwest Airlines, Hillwood Properties – which operates the Fort Worth Alliance Airport – and Lockheed-Martin Aeronautics, all of which have provided students with internship opportunities.

Oct 27, 2020

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Texas A&M University’s Engineering Experiment Station a 5-year contract worth $20 million per year to establish and manage the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics.

Hypersonic wind tunnel at the US Air Force Academy
Aug 6, 2020

Airlines have been hit hard because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry has seen empty planes, pilot layoffs and massive financial losses. But the rest of the aviation community, commonly known as General Aviation, has also been affected by the outbreak and the changes it's been forced to make.

General Aviation Aircraft
Jul 16, 2020

Rising Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University junior Audrey Osburn dreams of one day being an astronaut working onboard the International Space Station, and she is hoping a summer internship at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory is going to get her one step closer to achieving that goal.

COVID 19 Analysis Data
Jul 9, 2020

The 2021 Women in Aviation (WAI) scholarship program is open and members can review dozens of scholarships. Scholarships are being offered for flight training, engineering, maintenance, dispatcher, and professional development for individuals in all stages of life.

Women In Aviation
Jun 17, 2020

Headed to the Big D for a defense job? There are several reasons cleared professionals should consider career options in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Long known as a leader in commercial and military aviation, Naval Air Station Fort Worth is a joint military base just outside of Fort Worth. Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, Raytheon, and L3Harris all have a presence in the Dallas/Fort Worth region.

Apr 20, 2020

Mahteme Desta, a senior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was sprinting toward graduation when the pandemic struck. With stay-at-home orders and strict social distancing guidelines in place, his career quest could have been derailed, but Embry-Riddle has been working with industry partners to launch virtual internships, especially for seniors like Desta.

ERAU Virtual Internships

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