Aviation maintenance professionals get little attention. Two stories merit consideration of this critical safety function performed in the hidden backyard of aviation.
These examples of STEM education in aviation are replicable at other schools around the country. Aviation can be uplifting in many ways.
Jennie Santoro wrote a very illuminating article urging all in aviation to aid our profession by assisting young professionals in their professional growth, and develop a strong group of future leaders.
Houston Independent School District’s Sterling Aviation High School replaced the 1965 Sterling brick building with a new 237,000-square-foot campus serving 1,800 students.
Promoting people with different perspectives adds to our industry’s ability to better serve all customers. The selection of Vanessa Blacknall-Jamison as the first woman and non-pilot to Chair OBAP and the appointment of Carl Newman to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council are excellent stories of this effort.
The FAA Press Release reminds pilots that harassing walruses is a violation of U.S. law (16 USC§1375), $10,000 per violation.
The men and women, who work at the EAA AirVenture® ATC facilities, are there because they are among the best. The public should avail themselves of this special opportunity to see the inside workings of the ATC.
The daily tasks of controllers are a mystery to most of the public. Only through outreach efforts, like the one described in this article, will the mission and tasks of the ATC become fully understood.