Two $500 scholarships were presented to Alabama Aviation College Director Stan Smith at the Republican Women of Coffee County meeting April17.The scholarships are earmarked for the testing fees that AAC
Lorain County Airport hosting Discover Aviation Day
Discover Aviation Day at the Lorain County Airport, 44050 Russia Road in Elyria will take place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 20.
Students learn about model aviation
Local elementary students excitedly watched and cheered as Hermiston-area model airplane club members demonstrated remote-controlled aviation Friday.The presentation, hosted by the Columbia Aeromodelers club, not only introduced the students to the world of radio-controlled airplanes, it was also a
MC Lyte, Chevrolet & NNPA Give Away Scholarships During 'Discover the Unexpected'
Six journalism students from the Atlanta University Center (Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta University) were awarded scholarships on April 13 during
Aviation industry watches for signs of trouble as shutdown enters critical week
The Transportation Security Administration has not seen a significant uptick in airport screening wait times, the agency said Monday, as concerns...
Annual Discover Aviation Day scheduled May 19
ELYRIA — If time flies when you’re having fun, imagine how quickly the time will go as your child soars through the skies at this year’s Discover Aviation Day and Young Eagles Flight Rally. The event, hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1252 in Columbia Station, will be May 19 at Lorain County Regional Airport. “This event is for kids who have thought of flying, but may never have been in an airplane, let alone flown one,” said Mike McCoy, coordinator for…
St. Rita’s Health Partners gives $1,500 scholarships to 10 area high school graduates
LIMA — St. Rita’s Health Partners awarded 10 scholarships to area high school seniors on
Letter: Facts show some aviation is virtually unregulated
John Corboy questioned my statements, following two tragic accidents, that safety and community-disruption regulation of commercial helicopters and small aircraft is insufficient (Cases comments on plane crash ill-informed, Star-Advertiser, Letters, June 28).
How U.S. Is Attempting to Manage Risk from 'Insider' Terrorist Threat in Aviation
The arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner has renewed fear about the
Taking flight: Capital campaign for aviation museum kicks off Oct. 10
Like a vintage aircraft taxiing to the runway, Bowling Green’s Aviation Heritage Park Museum is preparing to take flight.
High-flying careers: Orangeburg students see what aviation has to offer
A group of Robert E. Howard Middle school students was recently taken on a special trip to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport to learn about aviation careers.
Discover Aviation Day coming to Lorain County Regional Airport
The annual Discover Aviation Day is coming May 18 to the Lorain County Regional Airport.
How a team unearthed 1964 aviation history buried in the Mojave Desert
Aviation aficionados recently found the remains of the “City of Long Beach,” the plane Joan Merriam Smith flew on a pioneering journey, in the Mojave Desert.
Rome’s Premier Aviation to shut down, eliminating more than 100 jobs
ROME, N.Y. — Premier Aviation Overhaul Center in Rome will close in August, the company said In letters to employees and officials, Premier said the shutdown was due to “a sustained lower revenue stream that cannot sustain the contractual obligations of the leased property and the utility costs at the business premises, and the continued failing health of the CEO.” The move is expected to leave…
Feds: Chinese spy tried to steal US aviation trade secrets
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Chinese spy who allegedly attempted to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies was charged Wednesday and extradited to the US Yanjun Xu, an operative of the Chinese Ministry of State Security, is accused of recruiting experts who worked at aviation companies and paying them stipends to travel to China in order to obtain trade secrets, the Justice Department said. ...
Pearce outlines ideas for tourism, ag and aviation growth
Doubling tourist visits to the area, building hydroponic greenhouses and developing clean water supplies are some ideas U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, candidate for New Mexico governor, gives for improving the regional and state economy. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce has more than aviation in mind when it comes to boosting Chaves County and the New Mexico economy should he be elected governor in November…
Former Seattle FAA official gets top aviation safety post, after a stint at industry group
The FAA appointed Ali Bahrami to head its Aviation Safety division. Formerly a senior air safety manager with a 24-year career at the government agency, he was more recently a vice president at the major lobbying organization for the biggest aerospace companies.
Federal study seeks to address health effects of leaded aviation fuel
The FAA said it is already researching alternatives for leaded aviation fuel and hopes to issue a report by the end of the year.