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Nov 9, 2015

Four young people who are working toward goals in aviation have been named the 2015 scholarship recipients of the AOPA AV8RS Scholarship Program.

AV8RS
Nov 3, 2015

During a week this past summer, a group of underwater explorers embarked on a mission to preserve part of America's heritage. According to team member and NASA engineer Erik Denson, it was a "mission of a lifetime." On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Americans will pause to honor those who have served in the nation's military services. Denson and a small team of underwater divers are helping maintain the history of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Tuskegee Airmen
Oct 22, 2015

$600,000 in WAI Scholarships available for 2016. The deadline to apply for one or more of 98 scholarships offered by Women in Aviation, International is just around the corner.

Women in Aviation International Scholarships
Oct 19, 2015

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).

Oct 16, 2015

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.

Meacham Airport Expansion
Sep 1, 2015

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.

Fort Worth ISD New Aviation Center
Sep 1, 2015

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.

Graduate of Weaherford High School
Aug 22, 2015

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.

Jun 23, 2015

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.

Amelia Earhart Races
Jun 19, 2015

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.

North Texas Flight Camp

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