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Oct 24, 2014

DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 11th annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo attracted more than 3,000 students interested in learning about potential careers in the aviation and transportation fields.

2014 DFW Career Expo nctaviationcareers.com
Oct 20, 2014

Orlando, FL, Oct. 19, 2014 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), through NBAA Charities, offers a wide range of scholarships that support young people seeking careers in business aviation. This week at NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014), ...recipients will be recognized at a press conference on Oct. 22 at 1 p.m. in the Orange County Convention Center.

Oct 13, 2014

Around 7:51 a.m. Monday, Southwest Airlines Flight 1013 left Kansas airspace and entered history.

The two-hour flight from Dallas Love Field to Denver was the first airline flight to take advantage of Monday’s end to the Wright amendment. It flew into Colorado, a state that for nearly 35 years was off-limits to nonstop service from Love Field.

Wright Amendment Repeal
Sep 29, 2014

The largest passenger jet in the world, the Airbus A380, landed Monday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, completing the longest currently flown nonstop route in the world.

Sep 26, 2014

The McKinney Aviation Academy has taken off, and this week was a swooping reminder. McKinney National Airport, site of the program’s new fourth-year course, hosted the academy booster club’s largest-ever event Tuesday. Planes provided the backdrop for a 300-plus guest showing inside Monarch Air’s hangar.

McKinney ISD Aviation Event
Sep 18, 2014

FORT WORTH — Tarrant County College officials were joined by business and civic leaders on Wednesday to herald the opening of the college’s $20 million aviation learning center at Alliance Airport as a facility that will fill regional workforce needs for many years to come. Elva LeBlanc, president of TCC’s Northwest Campus, called the newly-renovated three-story, 163,500-square-foot facility “a beautiful learning environment.”

Tarrant County College at Alliance
Sep 17, 2014

NASA and aviation partners of the agency's North Texas Research Station (NTX) facility will host a media availability with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden at 11:15 a.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 19, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event will highlight new and cutting-edge NASA aeronautics technologies being evaluated to improve air travel across the country.

NASA logo
Aug 27, 2014

The City of DeSoto is celebrating the grand opening of a new heliport Wednesday.

The DeSoto Heliport on East Danieldale Road includes a terminal, a public and private hangar and a self-serve fuel farm.

DeSoto Heliport Grand Opening
Aug 7, 2014

At Thursday’s school board meeting, Arlington school administrators announced a new partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington that sets up a free, dual-credit academy for students who want to study science, technology, engineering and math.

Aug 5, 2014

Researchers from the University of North Texas (UNT) Denton have demonstrated an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of supplying Wi-Fi to disaster-struck areas with a range of up to 5 km (3.1 miles). The team says these figures represent a marked improvement on existing solutions and could lead to new forms of wireless communication.

The Wi-Fi range-extending drone developed by UNT researchers

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