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EKU forges partnerships and friendships in China

l-r: Dr. Deyun Chen, Dr. Chuntao Man, Vice President Junfeng Wu, Dr. Guoyi Xiu,

During the Christmas season of 2013, a delegation from the Harbin (China) University of Science and Technology (HUST) made a trip to the U.S. to visit the EKU College of Business and Technology (CBT).

EKU-A Acquires the Latest in Flight Simulation Technology

EKU Aviation student Tori Williams pilots the new SIM

Eastern Kentucky University Aviation has just received the latest in flight simulation technology. To enhance flight training, a Precision Flight Controls Advanced Aircraft Training Device (AATD) has been added to the aviation program’s inventory.

This SIM will allow students to be taught state-of-the-art flying techniques- from the safety of the ground, and at a lower cost.

Colleges team up for high-flying opportunity

EKU-SKCTC Aviation Bell Co

BELL CO., Ky (WYMT) - A high-flying opportunity for college students in Southeastern Kentucky.

Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College will team up with Eastern Kentucky University's Aviation Program, to provide students a unique opportunity.

Aviation Program Spreads Wings to Owensboro

Aviation director and students in front of aircraft

Eastern Kentucky University Aviation has spread its wings again, partnering with Owensboro Community and Technical College to bring its nationally renowned program to the western Kentucky/southwest Indiana area.

EKU Aviation Student One of Four Selected to Receive National Scholarship

Matt Jones

EKU Aviation students Matt Jones has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Globalair.com Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship award. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded each year to four full-time aviation program students from around the country.

EKU-A Partners with Owensboro Community and Technical College

Credit Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport

Aviation students in the Owensboro region can complete their degrees and receive training without ever leaving home under a new program between Owensboro Community and Technical College and Eastern Kentucky University. 

Aviation Internship Leads to Bright Future

Student displays EKU banner on airport runway

Featuring senior Christian Nelson and alum Kyle Knezevich

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.

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