University adds graduate certificate in UAS cybersecurity

SALINA – Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus will offer a new program for individuals interested in cybersecurity of unmanned aircraft systems. A graduate certificate in unmanned aircraft systems information assurance is being launched in fall 2018. Students will learn how to protect UAS from cyberattacks and understand information assurance risk assessment principles applicable to UAS […]

Students earn once-in-a-lifetime internships

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Noa Garcia-Brown of Belmont, California, and Riley Ferguson of Lexington, Kentucky, have received the work internships of a lifetime, as they are the recipients of this year’s EAA/Daher Intern Scholarships. For the internship program, now in its 12th year, each student receives a five-week internship at Daher’s Tarbes facility […]

Smithsonian launches She Can STEM summer camp

The National Air and Space Museum will launch the “She Can” two-week STEM summer camp this July and August at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The camp is designed for students with an interest in aviation. It seeks to empower young women to succeed in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines, […]

Snap-on now offers Structural Sheetmetal Assembly certification

Snap-on has expanded its Tools for Life technical education program by offering Structural Sheetmetal Assembly certification, according to company officials. The Structural Sheetmetal Assembly is just one of many certification courses developed by Snap-on. Technical schools and training centers across the country offer specialized Snap-on Certifications in disciplines such as torque, diagnostics, vehicle information systems, […]

What every pilot needs to know about UAS

Pilots of manned aircraft want all drone pilots to know as much about aviation as they do. That’s the best way to mitigate hazards of mixing manned and unmanned aircraft into our nation’s airspace. But have you thought about it from the perspective of manned aviation understanding drone operations? A May 30, 2018, WINGsReality EDU […]

Call for entries for Aerospace Teacher of the Year

DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Hall of Fame is seeking entries for its 32nd Annual A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award, which includes a $1,500 cash stipend. Deadline for submissions is June 10, 2018. Founded in 1986 by famed research test pilot, the late A. Scott Crossfield, the award is […]

National Air & Space Museum gets $1 million donation

The National Air and Space Museum recently received a $1 million gift from AAR Corp., its chairman and CEO David P. Storch, and the family of its founder Ira J. Eichner. The gift supports the construction of the new design hangar in the transformed “How Things Fly” exhibition at the flagship building in Washington, D.C., […]