On October 30th India’s civil aviation ministry proposed a number of new measures that could help to lower the cost of flying within India.
These proposals are part of a plan to boost regional connectivity and economies.
India is currently the 10th largest aviation market in the world and they want to become one of the top three countries globally in terms of domestic and international passenger travel.
While other states are fighting legislative battles against drones, Ohio is using unmanned aerial vehicles to bolster the state’s aerospace and aviation sectors.
Ohio’s Director of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Ryan Smith said: “All along, Ohio has had a great history in [aerospace and aviation]. We’re the No. 1 supplier to both Boeing and Airbus, so there are a lot of parts and pieces of airplanes that are made and developed right here in the state of Ohio,” Smith said. “Ohio has been a leader in aerospace and aviation, and if aerospace is going to take this turn and go into the unmanned area, it seems like a good fit for the state to be able to grow along with this industry.”
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology officials recently announced a new program to allow U.S. armed forces members to start preparing for a career in aviation maintenance while still in the military.
Since the program has online and part-time components, it’s possible for members of the service who are leaving the military to complete the requirements in seven months rather than 15 months.
This video from CBS News celebrates the century long tradition of aviation innovation from Boeing in the United States.
With the growing demand for pilots, The Minnesota State University program for aviation students is seeing a rise in enrollment.
As the state’s only four year bachelor’s degree program in aviation, MSU Mankato recently reported an enrollment of 176 students. This is a 60 percent jump from four years ago when the program was almost shut down.
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