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    NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

    NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

    NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson June 24, 2020 NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. Jackson started her NASA career in the segregated West Area Computing Unit of the agency’s

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    DOAV LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL

    DOAV LAUNCHES YOUTUBE CHANNEL

    The agency started a channel on YouTube to function as another outlet to help with aviation education and safety outreach and awareness. The channel is called Virginia Department of Aviation and has the agency’s commercials uploaded for everyone to view. These commercials began running on television last November to help inspire the youth to consider

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    Girls in Aviation Day is Going Virtual

    Girls in Aviation Day is Going Virtual

    Save the date for the sixth annual international Girls in Aviation Day on September 26, 2020. Thousands of girls, ages 8-17 around the world, will be able to experience the 6th Annual Girls in Aviation Day through a new and exclusive Aviation for Girls App. This event will include three age-appropriate content tracks for elementary,

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    NetJets Adopts Advanced Qualification Training Program

    NetJets Adopts Advanced Qualification Training Program

    by Matt Thurber – June 22, 2020, 11:59 AM AIN Online NetJets’ fractional-share operation has become the first Part 91K and 135 business aviation operation to receive FAA support to launch an advanced qualification program (AQP) for pilot training. The company has been working on this effort since 2018, but this process began 10 years

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    2021 FAI YOUNG ARTISTS THEME ANNOUNCED

    2021 FAI YOUNG ARTISTS THEME ANNOUNCED

    Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) has revealed the theme for the 2021 edition of the FAI young artists contest . Youngsters between the ages of six and 17 are invited to get their brushes and pens out to interpret the theme “a friendlier world with air sports”. The objective of the popular art contest is to

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    Honeywell Develops A/C System for Future Flyers

    Honeywell Develops A/C System for Future Flyers

    by Matt Thurber – June 22, 2020, 1:21 PM AIN Online Honeywell has developed a new air conditioning system for urban air mobility (UAM) and electric aircraft. The first to be equipped with the new oil-free Micro Vapor Cycle System (MicroVCS) will be Eviation’s in-development Alice conventional takeoff and landing electric commuter airplane. MicroVCS saves

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