#NextGen AVIATION NEWS

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MODAERO Launches North-Houston Air Show

Event in Conroe, Texas will promote aviation, STEM and showcase world-class performers CONROE‚ TX − 2/7/17 − MODAERO announced today an expansion of their aviation-based event that was formed last year in Conroe, Texas. The MODAERO Festival and Air Show will take place June 2-4, 2017 at the Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (KCXO) in Conroe, […]

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MODAERO Aviation Festival 2017 Announcement

CONROE‚ TX − 10/11/2016 − The 2nd Annual MODAERO Aviation Festival will be held June 2-4, 2017 at the Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (KCXO) in Conroe, TX. The event is a national fly-in that targets the growing Millennial demographic, which according to FAA records accounts for more than 48% of all Certificated Pilots and 78% […]

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GAMA hosts 2017 Build-a-Plane Aviation Design Challenge

Aviation Design Challenge Registration Now Open to All U.S. High Schools Washington, DC—The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced that registration is open for the fifth annual GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge, a competition to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills among U.S. high school students using aviation. The first 100 […]

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Sean D. Tucker comes to Conroe

As published in the Houston Chronicle, March 16, 2016 by Megan Ellsworth A living legend in aviation flew to Conroe with experts on Wednesday to encourage Millennials to spread their wings. The Inaugural Modaero Next Gen Aviation festival featured keynote speaker and renowned aviator, Sean D. Tucker at The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center. Tucker brought […]

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Former NASA Astronaut speaks at MODAERO 2016

As printed in The Courier of Montgomery County on March 19, 2016 by Megan Ellsworth About FNAS Not many people are able to say they’ve traveled to space, but one local man can. That man is retired NASA astronaut Brewster Shaw. On Saturday, Shaw shared his experience as a guest speaker at the Modaero NextGen Aviation festival […]

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Flying Musicians Association offers Solo Scholarship

September 12, 2016: Fort Worth, TX: About Flying Musicians Association The 2017 FMA Solo Scholarship Program is open for nominations from band directors worldwide. This scholarship is unique as it offers the recipient the opportunity to learn to fly. FMA is excited about the third year of their scholarship program because of the impact it […]

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Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association offers Scholarship

Plymouth, MA, July 20, 2016 – The Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA), the only organization dedicated to meeting the policy, communications and information needs of the on-demand cargo aircraft operators, announced applications are open for its annual scholarship program. “We hope to attract pilot candidate to fly for our members,” said President Stan Bernstein. […]

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Boeing Forecasts New Pilots and Aviation Technicians

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) released its 2016 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for nearly 1.5 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. In its seventh year, the outlook is a respected industry study which forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to […]