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Aviation Program Named Top Hawk Partner

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Christmas came early for the aviation program at Eastern Kentucky University.

Aviation Students Visit Washington, D.C.

L-R: Graham, Grothaus, Pierce, Schattner, Smith, and Wittman

A group of six aviation students from the EKU Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) traveled to Washington D.C. November 11-13 to visit Dulles International Airport, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, and the National Mall.

EKU Aviation Team Participates in Flugtag

Han Solo/Eric Logan and Princess Leia/Rebecca Schmid and the Millennial Falcon

The Millennial Falcon takes flight in Louisville!

EKU Aviation assistant professor Joe Marthaler and his student team are designing the aircraft for its August 27th launch at Red Bull Flugtag 2016.  Team crew members are:

EKU Voices: Dustin Wittman

Dustin Wittman

Dustin Wittman is an aerospace management major at Eastern Kentucky University. He realized aviation was his passion when he went to his first air show as a child with his family.

“It kind of became a tradition, in Cleveland and later in Albuquerque. I went to air shows every year. I can't think of one that I missed,” Dustin said.

10 Comments Pilots are Tired of Hearing

Tori Wiliams

Tori Williams is a first-generation pilot on her way to becoming a professional aviator. She earned her Private Pilot certificate a few weeks after her 18th birthday, and is currently working on her Instrument, Multi-Engine, CFI, and Commercial ratings at Eastern Kentucky University.

Reach New Heights - Gabby Abner's Journey with EKU Aviation

Gabby Abner

"The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air."  
— Wilbur Wright

Aviation Students Tour UPS Facilities

EKU Aviatoin students at UPS facilities

EKU Aviation students visited the world's largest package delivery company - Louisville hub - on Friday, April 22.  Seventeen students toured the facility and received a briefing about the UPS Worldport operation before being separated into two groups.

Hoskins selected as 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Martin Award Recipient

Hoskins and family

The Henry Martin Scholarship, a $500 cash award, was presented to Mr. Tony L. Hoskins at the Eastern Kentucky University Scholars Day Assembly on Friday, April 15, 2016. Hoskins, a senior non-traditional student from Richmond, Ky., majoring in Aerospace Technology and Aviation Professional Flight, was also inducted into the Society at a formal ceremony later that afternoon.

Ninety-Nines Offers Robust Aviation Scholarship Opportunities

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The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots offers Scholarship Opportunities for aviation students. Scholarship applications for this year's program are now being accepted. Many of these scholarship opportunities will be of interest to students enrolled in the EKU Aviation program.  Please consider letting the 99s help you achieve your aviation dreams.

EKU Professional Flight Students Interview with ExpressJet

EKU flight students on interview day

Photo caption - Back left to right: Sam Elliott, Corey Oney, Lucas Chowning, Matthew Jones, Luke Easley, Eric Jameson. Front left to right: Zach Coffaro, Ethan Jones, Stuart Roman, Jeffery Zotter, Douglas Newman.

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