Name your Newsletter Contest Finalists
Thanks to everyone who participated in the "Name Your Newsletter Contest" through the AOPA AV8RS Facebook page. The entries were so creative it was hard for the AOPA judges to narrow it down to three finalists, but they did it! The three finalists, who each won $50 and an AOPA pilot's bag, are:
Work behind the scenes at AOPA
We're looking for seven "roll-up-your-sleeves" AOPA AV8RS with diversified interests in aviation and aerospace to serve as the voice of their fellow AOPA AV8R members. You'll have a say in the operation, programs, and benefits of the AOPA AV8RS program to ensure the support of the membership's goals and vision.
Engineering careers offer creativity, variety
If you actually like math and if your friends call you a gearhead, you may want to consider a career in engineering.
Jacob Shultz, 13, AOPA AV8RS Member
With a mother who traveled for her job, Jacob Schultz spent a lot of time flying on commercial airliners. So he isn't sure what clicked on one flight about two years ago.
Leap–year twins earn pilot licenses on same day
NASA launches smartphone satellites
You can make calls on a smartphone, send and receive emails, edit Office documents, or add seemingly endless apps.
Flight school caters to middle, high school students
Terrafugia begins studies on hybrid electric flying car able to take off, land vertically
Historical Firsts This Month in the year...
1979–First man-powered aircraft to fly across the English Channel. The Kremer Prize for the Channel crossing was won by Bryan Allen, who flew the Gossamer Albatross from Folkestone, England, to Cap Gris-Nez, France, in 2 hr., 55 min. (June 12).
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Contributing Writer: Barbara A. Schmitz
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