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Aviation Program Flying High across Kentucky

Pres Benson (r) with Ashland Community & Technical College President/CEO Adkins

Eastern Kentucky University’s aviation program continues to write its name in the skies above the Commonwealth.

On Jan. 28, University officials met with representatives of Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) to discuss a 2+2 partnership to offer ACTC students a degree in aviation through EKU’s highly accredited program.

Something is in the air in Eastern Kentucky

EKU Aviation Fleet

Think of Kentucky’s economy and what comes to mind: bourbon, tobacco, coal, thoroughbreds, auto manufacturing? All of those industries are important to the Commonwealth, but they’re only a part of the story.

Aviation agreement signed between UCM Partners – EKU and HCTC

F: Erekson, Greiner, Benson, Ross; B: Mobelini, Collins, Gibbs, Robinson, Collin

Evelyn Wood, HCTC Director of Public Relations

Colgan Air Accident-Driven Changes to Part 121 Flight Operations: It is Time for Phase Two (Editorial)

EKU Aviation Fleet

In this edition of the International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, EKU Aviation Director D. Ralph Gibbs shares his thoughts supporting a 250 hour reduction, from 1000 hours to 750 hours, for EKU proflight graduates.

Ground broken for airport expansion

Officials turning ceremonial spaces of earth Tuesday at Madison Airport

By Bonnie Dailey / Register News Writer

The first phase of $1.4 million in improvements at Madison Airport began Tuesday afternoon with a ceremonial groundbreaking.

SKCTC and EKU preparing students for career in aviation

EKU Aviation Fleet

Erika Glover | BELL Co., Ky. (WYMT)

Educators from Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and Eastern Kentucky University said their new Aviation Technology Program is ready to go.

Both SKCTC President Dr. F. Lynn Moore and EKU President Dr. Michael T. Benson met in Bell County Wednesday afternoon.

Aviation Program Teams with ExpressJet Airlines to Provide Majors Career Pathway

EKU Aviation Fleet

Eastern Kentucky University has formed a strategic alliance with ExpressJet Airlines to provide its aviation majors with a clear pathway to a career as an airline pilot.

Ninety-Nines' Scholarship Opportunities for Aviation Students

The Ninety-Nines logo

The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots offers Scholarship Opportunities for aviation students. Scholarship applications for 2015 for their robust aviation program will be available late summer 2014.

EKU Aerospace Management student to participate in SEC-AAAE Internship Program


Eastern’s own Hannah Clayton, aerospace management senior from Taylorsville, Ky., is one of only four students selected to participate in this year's American Association of Airport Executives' Southern Chapter (AAAE-SEC) Internship Program.

EKU Aviation partners with regional carriers

EKU Aviation seniors, Endeavor Air presentation

“EKU Aviation is working tirelessly to create a seamless pathway for their graduates to go directly from Richmond to the right seat of a regional air carrier as quickly as possible after graduation. As such, today marks the first of many  visits by regional air carriers to the Richmond campus.

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