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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.