Tag Archives: 'aeronautics'

Florida Tech Meets Oshkosh

Florida Tech Meets Oshkosh

For one week a year, the sleepy town of Oshkosh, Wisconsin balloons in population from 66,000 to over 400,000 because of EAA Airventure Oshkosh, “the world’s greatest aviation celebration.”  Restaurants, shops, police and volunteers prepare for [...]

Eight Piper Archers Join FIT Aviation Fleet

Eight Piper Archers Join FIT Aviation Fleet

. (College of Aeronautics Dean Ken Stackpoole and President Anthony J. Catanese inspect the new delivery of Piper Archers.) Florida Tech took delivery of eight single-engine Piper Archer TX training airplanes, equipped with the latest Garmin [...]

My Summer Internship with NOAA (Part 2)

My Summer Internship with NOAA (Part 2)

It has been a remarkably busy summer and school is not much more of a break! I can finally get back to that PART 2 of my internship with the NOAA Corps Aircraft Operations Center I promised months [...]

Student Spotlight: Kristopher Jackson, Future Naval Aviator

Student Spotlight: Kristopher Jackson, Future Naval Aviator

By Professor Stephen K. Cusick, Chair Graduate Programs College of Aeronautics  I recently had the pleasure to recommend Mr. Kristopher Jackson, Aeronautical Science with Flight ’12, for NAVY Officer Candidate School (OCS) and flight training as [...]

Peter Dunn, Chair, Flight Education Programs


Peter Dunn, Chair, Flight Education Programs


via the Florida Tech Today Years at Florida Tech: 5-1/2 Teaches: Advanced Aircraft Systems; Advanced Operations; Airline Operations; and Air Transportation Management 
 Research interests: Next Generation Airspace and cockpit instrumentation Hobbies: golf, grandkids and foreign [...]

Falcons Flight Team Competes in the NIFA SAFECON Nationals

Falcons Flight Team Competes in the NIFA SAFECON Nationals

by Emily Siggins, Aviation Management with Flight ‘13 On May 10th, 2012 the [...]

So you want to be an airline pilot?

So you want to be an airline pilot?

(Pictured: Florida Tech flight students using the A320 FTD at AeroStar in Orlando.) As the only university to offer aircraft type rating courses to undergraduate flight students for academic credit, Florida Tech can help you reach the [...]

Mission to Mars: A Scientist’s Tale

Mission to Mars: A Scientist’s Tale

by Professor John Deaton, College of Aeronautics, Director and Chair of Human Factors Program via Florida Tech Today Yes, it’s true and I will admit it. I have always dreamed of being an astronaut, and I [...]