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August 2015

Boeing Forecasts Rising Demand for Commercial Airline Pilots, Technicians

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released a new forecast showing continued strong demand

Nearly 1.2 million new pilots, technicians needed over next 20 years

Strongest demand in the Asia Pacific region

Farris Named 2014-15 Aviation Employee of the Year

Department chair Tim Ross (l) with Mark Farris

EKU Aviation is pleased to announce Commander Mark Farris US Navy (Ret) as EKU-A Employee of the Year for 2014-2015. Director of Aviation, Ralph Gibbs, announced the award at the monthly flight instructor meeting on August 6. This award is given for exemplary performance toward the EKU Aviation program.

Harp Named 2014-15 Flight Instructor of the Year

Gary Harp with department chair Tim Ross

EKU Aviation is pleased to announce Captain Gary Harp Braniff Airlines (Ret) as Flight Instructor of the Year for 2014-2015. Director of Aviation, Ralph Gibbs, announced the award at the monthly flight instructor meeting on August 6. This award is given for exemplary performance toward the EKU Aviation program.

EKU-A Announces 2015 Flying Colonel Awards

l-r: Tim Ross, Tony Brooks, Gary  Harp, Luke Easley, and Dalton Hopson

EKU Aviation is pleased to present the Flying Colonel Awards for 2015. Director of Aviation, Ralph Gibbs, announced the awards at the monthly flight instructor meeting on August 6. The awards are given for exemplary performance toward the EKU Aviation program.

EKU, ACTC Ink 2 + 2 Agreement in Aviation

ACTC President Kay Adkins and EKU President Michael Benson (Photo courtesy ACTC)

Eastern Kentucky University has cleared another runway for its nationally unique aviation program.

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