Aeronautics & Aviation

Florida Tech Alumnus Donates Prize-Winning Unmanned Aircraft

A university graduate's contribution may serve as inspiration for aviation students studying at George M. Skurla Hall.

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First-in-the-Nation Electric Plane Energizes Career Aspirations of Aerospace Engineering Student

Senior Elise Medhus says the Velis Electro will provide unique research opportunities not available at other universities.

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Florida Tech First University to Own and Fly Electric Plane

A first-in-the-nation acquisition will allow for hands-on learning and important research on a new and timely aspect of aviation.

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Buehler Grant Supports Historic First Electric Plane at Florida Tech

The Buehler Perpetual Trust is a generous supporter of Florida Tech aviation, giving $3.7 million towards training, research and education.

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Air Taxis? Vertiports? New Course at Florida Tech Explores Urban Air Mobility

With $10 billion invested, and a market that is attracting interest from major companies and startups, UAM is a growing force in aviation.

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Student-Founded Nonprofit Takes Flight with Local Youth

Ramone Hemphill Sr. and the 99th Squadron seek to make the aviation industry more accessible, diverse

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To the Stars

Focusing on program planning and control, Rich Ryan ’88 is playing a key role in developing the next space telescope for NASA.

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Aviation Safety Master’s Degree Earns ‘Graduate Safety Practitioner’ Status

The designation from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals adds even more value to the program for Florida Tech students.

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Florida Tech, Florida Prep Launch Dual Enrollment Program

The program allows Florida Prep students to complete 21 dual-enrollment credits at Florida Tech and to earn a private pilot license from F.I.T. Aviation.

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Florida Tech, Alumni Help Get Supplies to the Bahamas

The university provided air transport, pilots, fuel and more to assist the region after it was devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

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