Author Archives: Michael Engard

In July, Wisconsin Highlights Importance of General Aviation

General aviation, including business aviation, is a vital contributor to the economy in every state, and in July, the governor of Wisconsin officially recognized the industry for the important role it plays. The announcement coincides with the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture, which is held annually in Oshkosh, WI, and known as “the world’s greatest aviation celebration.”

Textron Aviation, Wichita Public Schools Form Partnership for Aviation Pathway Program

Aviation Pathway, an innovative, new high school aviation curriculum proposal, was announced by Wichita Public Schools and WSU Tech at the Textron Aviation Citation Longitude line. If the program is approved, it would be Kansas’ first aviation technical education pathway and allow high school students to receive their high school diploma and technical certificate at graduation, creating the potential for immediate employment within the aviation industry.