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WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the creation of a task force to develop recommendations for a registration process for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
Fort Worth's municipal airport is expanding with new hangars and a renovated terminal and administration building as it turns 90 years old this year.
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Some students in the Fort Worth Independent School district are truly being encouraged to soar like eagles. Last week, the district broke ground on a new aviation hangar and classroom.
With tens of thousands of kids and young adults back in school and college, no doubt many will sit in class and day dream of yet another summers fun gone by.
In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated August 19 as National Aviation Day in honor of Orville Wright’s birthday. This year, NASA encouraged the public to share how they celebrated National Aviation Day on social media using the hashtags #NationalAviationDay and #SpreadYourWings.
DALLAS – (WBAP/KLIF 24/7 News) – Traditional airplanes and helicopters are increasingly joined in the skies above North Texas by unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones. The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is working with the public, first responders, the aviation industry and other partners to encourage safe operation of all types of aircraft.
The dawning of the age of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV's), more commonly known as drones, is apparently nigh, on the cusp of literally flying out of their strictly controlled, mostly secretive military and intelligence applications into common airspace and commercial use.
Eighty-seven years ago Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic ocean. In Fredericksburg, Va., Monday an all female air race kicked off to comemorate the occasion. The race dates back to 1929, when air racing became popular. At the time, women pilots were forbidden to race against men, so they started their own race. Earhart was part founder of the racing derby.
FORT WORTH — A group of North Texas teenagers is getting a true hands-on experience in aviation. It's part of a week-long course put on by the University of North Texas and Tarrant County College. A small group of high schoolers from all over North Texas attended the camp.
DENTON (UNT), Texas — From studying aerodynamics and meteorology to calculating fuel plans to actually flying an airplane, local 11th- and 12th-grade students will explore the possibilities in aviation and aerospace careers at the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy Program, June 15-19 (Monday – Friday) in Fort Worth.