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Florida couple enables 100 students to attend STEM camp

Article | Apr 25, 2016

A philanthropic Florida couple's $100,000 donation will enable 100 students to attend summer camp aboard the National Flight Academy's virtual aircraft carrier Ambition.

Summer camps showcase aviation

Article | Apr 19, 2016

Parents with science, technology, engineering, and math-minded children have a variety of options for STEM-based summer camps that appeal to budding aviators.

Nominate a teacher for Crossfield Aerospace Education award

Article | Apr 18, 2016

The National Aviation Hall of Fame seeks outstanding aerospace educators for the thirtieth annual A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award.

Raffle benefits Sun 'n Fun STEM program

Article | Apr 07, 2016

Win a weeklong trip to Florida, VIP admission to next year's Sun 'n Fun, and a Mustang flight in a raffle benefiting Sun 'n Fun's STEM program.

High school senior arrives at Sun 'n Fun in style

Article | Apr 05, 2016

A high school senior studying at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy arrived at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In and Expo aboard a P-51 Mustang.

Van Nuys Airport welcomes students for career day

Article | Apr 04, 2016

The Van Nuys Airport hosted more than 1,200 high school students from California’s San Fernando Valley for a career day event.

Auburn aviation camps set for summer

Article | Mar 16, 2016

Auburn University hosts two weeks of summer aviation camps in Alabama for rising high school students; activities include stick time in cockpits, full-motion simulators, and drones.

Abbey Carlson: Aircraft builder, pilot, junior golfer

Article | Mar 16, 2016

Aircraft builder, high school senior, and junior golfer Abbey Carlson has a lot on her plate before the student pilot enters Vanderbilt this fall on an athletic scholarship.

High school students spool up engines

Article | Mar 08, 2016

A donated Boeing 727 has begun its new mission teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students at Central Florida Aerospace Academy.

AOPA Foundation funds NYC aviation camp

Article | Mar 02, 2016

A mid-winter recess from classes gave 32 New York City sixth through eighth graders time for a hands-on aviation experience.

Civil Air Patrol turns 75

Article | Mar 02, 2016

The Civil Air Patrol kicked off its seventy-fifth anniversary celebration by doing what it does best–quietly working behind the scenes to support scores of mentors and cadets.

Air Force helps fund CAP encampments

Article | Feb 22, 2016

The U.S. Air Force announced Feb. 3 that it would continue to help fund the Civil Air Patrol's popular weeklong encampment program for aviation-minded high school students.

Teens to learn STEM aboard virtual aircraft carrier

Article | Feb 01, 2016

Budding aviators should be aware of a full-immersion program in Florida that combines science, technology, engineering, and math concepts with an experience aboard a virtual aircraft carrier.

How to Launch Aviation Education into your Curriculum

Video | Jan 08, 2016

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Interactive Discussion

Video | Jan 07, 2016

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Launching an Aviation Education Program

Video | Jan 07, 2016

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

College offers flying start

Article | Dec 21, 2015

A community college in Illinois offers flight training and a degree program for aspiring aviators, and is spreading the word beyond the state line.

Barrington Irving

Video | Dec 16, 2015

Barrington Irving explains his Flying Classroom and how it's being used in schools across the nation. Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Rocketry challenge creators win aerospace education award

Article | Dec 14, 2015

Two organizations that teamed to create the world’s largest student rocketry challenge and education program will receive an award honoring their commitment to aerospace education.

Aviation Education & Career Readiness

Video | Dec 14, 2015

Panel discussion, Colleen Conklin, Director, Gaetz Aerospace Institute, ERAU; terry Aunchman, Cirector of Career and Technical Education, Pasco County, FL; Dr. Ken Burns, Chairman, Flight Department, ERAU; Josh Olds, Director, Flight Operations, Waypoint Global Strategies UAS Program

Patrick Cwayna, CEO, WMAA

Video | Dec 13, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Aviation STEM - An Overview of the Issue

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Opening Remarks - Stephanie Kenyon.mp4

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium

Opening Remarks - Mark Baker, Katie Pribyl

Video | Dec 11, 2015

Presentation from the AOPA High School Aviation Symposium