Jul 31

Update 3 from Oshkosh

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Here’s the latest from special correspondent Doug Johnson at Oshkosh: Day #3 was just as packed as any day at Oshkosh. After another successful shift of recruiting, Scylar Gale and I went to check out the EAA Museum. It was packed with dozens of bizarre and interesting and famous aircraft! Anything from air racers to …

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Jul 30

Update 2 from Oshkosh

This just in from special correspondent Doug Johnson at Oshkosh: So day number #2 was just as overwhelming as day #1! I got to the airfield about 3 hours before my shift at the booth. What did I do with that time? Funny you should ask. I geeked out hard over all the static displays …

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Jul 29

NBAA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS Due This Week

NBAA Charities is offering four scholarships – with applications due this Thursday, July 31 – to undergraduate students studying business aviation. The Alan H. Conklin Business Aviation Management Scholarship awards $5,000 to a student enrolled in an aviation management program at a University Aviation Association-member school. The Lawrence Ginocchio Aviation Scholarship awards $4,500 to students …

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Jul 29

NBAA Seeks Candidates for FALL INTERN POSITION

The National Business Aviation Association currently has an opportunity for undergraduate students for a paid, 10-week fall internship. Candidates should be enthusiastic about aviation, detail-oriented and prepared to put customer service first. The intern will work predominantly with NBAA’s Conventions & Membership division, but will support all divisions across the Association. The internship, which can …

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Jul 29

UVU aviation student creates safe driving video

UVU School of Aviation Sciences student Colby Cook is one of the top ten finalists in Bridgestone’s Teens Drive Smart video contest, competing for a scholarship to help with his flight training and education at UVU. Cook’s message about avoiding distractions and driving safely is personal to him, after being hit in an automobile accident …

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Jul 29

Update from Oshkosh

This is only a fraction of the total warbirds trainer demonstration today. There were three squadrons flying simultaneously of which this was the smallest Doug Johnson, one of our UVU School of Aviation Sciences students and student/employees, is at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh this week and will be sending a little Oshkosh our way as …

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Jul 28

Update from our intern at United SFO

We recently received this update from Erick Gregersen, who is currently interning with United at SFO. Not only is he having a great time, he provides a valuable tip for all of you future interns. Thanks Erick! Hello Everyone, It’s been a great summer! Working as a United Airlines Intern in the SFO chief pilot’s …

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Jul 23

Behind the scenes: media team producing summer promo video

Video Producer/Editor Dan DeMille, UVU Aviation student/employee Doug Johnson Between Summer B Block and B-29s, our UVU Aviation Media team has been busy working on a summer promo video. Check out this behind-the-scenes shot of one of our students, Doug Johnson. Who says man can’t fly? Our aviation students seem to be flying just fine. …

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Jul 21

B-29 brings back memories for World War II veteran

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Retired Air Force Technical Sergeant Vernon R. Thompson Among the over 1500 people who braved the summer heat on the black tarmac waiting in line to see the B-29 at Provo Airport this week, were a few veterans whose visits couldn’t help but bring back memories. One of those veterans was retired Air Force Technical …

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Jul 15

World’s only still-flying B-29 Superfortress drops in at UVU’s Hangar B

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Thanks to the Commemorative Air Force for making our airport one of its stops with the only still-flying Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, aka FIFI, and the C-45 known as Bucket of Bolts. FIFI has is celebrating 40 years with CAF. They’ll be around at Hangar B through tomorrow, 5pm July 16. Come on down!