Embry-Riddle

HAI names new Special Advisor For UAS

HAI names new Special Advisor For UAS

7-Jul-2021Source: HAI

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Daniels as their special advisor for uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS). His one-year term began on Jul. 1, 2021. He replaces Dr. Scott Burgess of Embry-Riddle University. Daniels is the CEO of Praxis Aerospace Concepts International (PACI), a service-disabled veteran-owned... Read more

USHST and Precision Flight Controls Team Up

USHST and Precision Flight Controls Team Up

4-May-2021Source: USHST

For helicopter pilots, the depth of their decision-making abilities can mean the difference between a safe arrival and a fatal accident. As pilots accumulate different types of flight experiences, they can make better decisions before their flight occurs and while they are flying the aircraft. Scenario-Based Training The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) is supporting... Read more

Embry-Riddle helicopter student wins Veterans Memorial scholarship

Embry-Riddle helicopter student wins Veterans Memorial scholarship

1-Mar-2021Source: Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial, Inc.

Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial, Inc. (“TB2″) announced a 2021 Aviation Scholarship has been awarded to Bradley Riedle, an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (“ERAU”) student earning a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics. TB2 is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the history of aviation in Scottsdale, Arizona, honoring all military veterans and creating unique educational... Read more

Eagle Researchers Receive FAA Grants

Eagle Researchers Receive FAA Grants

17-Feb-2021Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University researchers received four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants this month to assess risks and help develop safety protocols for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, as they are increasingly integrated into such uses as package delivery and aerial taxi services. The grants, totaling about $500,000, are intended to advance FAA efforts to... Read more

Embry-Riddle Student Receive Generous Scholarship from MD Helicopters

Embry-Riddle Student Receive Generous Scholarship from MD Helicopters

8-Mar-2019Source: MD Helicopters

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus student Cooper Largent has been awarded the 2019 MD 500 Transition Training Scholarship by MD Helicopters, Inc. This unique training opportunity has value of approximately $12,000. The MD 500 is an advanced, turbine-powered helicopter that most students are not yet qualified to fly. The week-long, one-on-one training course is held at... Read more

MD Helicopters announces scholarship recipient

MD Helicopters announces scholarship recipient

15-Mar-2018Source: MD Helicopters

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus student Leah Murphy has been awarded the 2018 MD 500 Transition Training Scholarship by MD Helicopters, Inc. This unique training opportunity has a value of approximately $12,000. The MD 500 is an advanced, turbine-powered helicopter that most students are not yet qualified to fly. The week-long, one-on-one training course is held at... Read more

Online Learning Opens New Doors to Engineering Degrees

Online Learning Opens New Doors to Engineering Degrees

8-Mar-2017Source: Embry-Riddle

Engineering breakthroughs have the ability to solve the world’s greatest challenges, defy the limits of space exploration and create infrastructure solutions to support growing populations. If you’re inspired to join the next generation of innovators and problem solvers, an online engineering degree is waiting for you at Embry-Riddle Worldwide. To support growing global demand for... Read more

Dr. P. Barry Butler appointed President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Dr. P. Barry Butler appointed President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

16-Feb-2017Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

“It is important to note that Dr. Butler received 100 percent endorsement from everyone involved in this search. From the members of the Presidential Search Committee and the Faculty Advisory Committee all of the way through the short list to the final approval of the Board of Trustees, there was one name that consistently rose... Read more

MD Helicopters sponsors Embry-Riddle student

MD Helicopters sponsors Embry-Riddle student

10-Mar-2016Source: Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus student Brett Ahola has been awarded the 2016 MD 500 Transition Training Scholarship by MD Helicopters Inc. The unique training opportunity has a value of approximately $10,000. The MD 500 is an advanced, turbine-powered helicopter that most students are not yet qualified to fly. The week-long, one-on-one training course is held at... Read more

Embry-Riddle and Universal Helicopters extend training agreement

Embry-Riddle and Universal Helicopters extend training agreement

10-Mar-2016

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus and Universal Helicopters Inc. (UHI) have announced an extension of their 2010 agreement to exclusively provide helicopter training to Embry-Riddle students. The program is designed to carry students from zero time through their Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) certificate. The contract with UHI simplifies the path for students seeking helicopter flight training while... Read more

Embry-Riddle partners with Microsoft for active military and veterans

Embry-Riddle partners with Microsoft for active military and veterans

12-Nov-2015Source: Embry-Riddle

Transitioning military personnel have additional opportunities for IT training and education under a new agreement between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft Corp. Embry-Riddle is now a designated academic partner in Microsoft’s Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), an initiative that provides eligible service members and veterans with training for high-demand jobs in the IT industry. Initially,... Read more

Embry-Riddle to Salute HAI Matt Zuccaro at EAA AirVenture

Embry-Riddle to Salute HAI Matt Zuccaro at EAA AirVenture

21-Jul-2015Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

As part of its scholarship-raising Name A Plane Program, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will honor six aviation advocates in leadership roles in special dedication ceremonies at its exhibit booth during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015. Representing some of the world’s top aviation trade associations, these executives exemplify a shared vision to support pilots, safety, education and the... Read more

Embry-Riddle Selected as Part of FAA’S Unmanned Center of Excellence

Embry-Riddle Selected as Part of FAA’S Unmanned Center of Excellence

19-May-2015Source: Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the ASSURE Coalition have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the nation’s new Center of Excellence in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). As a co-founder of ASSURE (Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence), Embry-Riddle will be the technical lead in UAS airport ground operations, UAS pilot... Read more

Embry-Riddle Selected as Part of FAA UAS Center of Excellence

Embry-Riddle Selected as Part of FAA UAS Center of Excellence

13-May-2015Source: Embry-Riddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the ASSURE Coalition have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the nation’s new Center of Excellence in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). As a co-founder of ASSURE (Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence), Embry-Riddle will be the technical lead in UAS airport ground operations, UAS pilot... Read more

Embry-Riddle launches MOOC for aviation accident investigation

Embry-Riddle launches MOOC for aviation accident investigation

5-Feb-2015Source: Embry Riddle

Aviation accident investigation plays a vital role in ensuring aircraft are designed, maintained and operated in a safe manner. Faculty from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide will share their accident investigation expertise this spring during a free massive open online course (MOOC). Registration for Aircraft Accident Investigation is limited and will open Feb. 23. The... Read more

ASA Teams Up With Embry-Riddle and JSSI to Provide Aviation Valuation Education in 2015

ASA Teams Up With Embry-Riddle and JSSI to Provide Aviation Valuation Education in 2015

24-Oct-2014Source: ASA

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce its partnership with two of the top aviation and aerospace educators in the world, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Jet Support Services Inc (JSSI), to provide training in aviation valuation. “ASA is excited to be extending our global footprint by partnering with experts, Embry-Riddle and JSSI... Read more

Embry-Riddle Worldwide to host Small UAS Challenge

Embry-Riddle Worldwide to host Small UAS Challenge

8-Oct-2014Source: Embry-Riddle

Enthusiasts of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) will have a chance to demonstrate their aircraft and skills during a Small UAS Challenge in Houston Nov. 1 and 2. Sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, the competition is free and open to private, academic and commercial participants. This indoor challenge will feature an obstacle course (emphasizing... Read more

Embry-Riddle Worldwide earns No. 1 ranking for online education

Embry-Riddle Worldwide earns No. 1 ranking for online education

3-Oct-2014Source: USMC

Embry-Riddle Worldwide provides online education for the university’s Worldwide Campus as well as residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz. The university offers 22 online programs in both aviation and non-aviation disciplines. “We are delighted to be recognized as a leader in online education by the 2015 College Choice rankings, and to be ranked No. 1 is even... Read more

National Aircraft Resale Association welcomes two new members

National Aircraft Resale Association welcomes two new members

19-Jun-2014Source: NARA

The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently announced thattwo new Products and Services members, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and LL Johns & Associates, have joined NARA. “It is with great pleasure that we welcome these two highly admired aviation institutions to NARA,” commented Brad Harris, NARA Chairman and President of Dallas Jet International. “All our NARA... Read more

Embry-RIddle opens registration for online Human Factors course

Embry-RIddle opens registration for online Human Factors course

11-Mar-2014Source: Embry-RIddle

The mental and physical factors that contribute to aviation accidents will be examined during a free, massive open online course (MOOC) offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide. Registration for The Human Factor in Aviation is open to the public. The class, which runs from April 7 to May 11, is limited to 2,000 students. “We... Read more

Embry-Riddle and Antipodean Aviation offer Helicopter Landing Zone Training Course

Embry-Riddle and Antipodean Aviation offer Helicopter Landing Zone Training Course

3-Feb-2014Source: Embry-Riddle

Having an inadequate helicopter landing zone can lead to tragic results. That’s why Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — Worldwide and Antipodean Aviation of Australia have teamed up to offer a helicopter landing zone course for ground personnel managing an incident. The online course is designed for emergency personnel such as law enforcement, fire, ambulance and rescue units.... Read more

Female Embry-Riddle Students Given WAI Memberships

Female Embry-Riddle Students Given WAI Memberships

9-Dec-2013Source: Women in Aviation

Female students at both campuses of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have been given a one-year membership in Women in Aviation, International. Students at both the Prescott, Arizona, campus and the Daytona Beach, Florida, campus are now full WAI members. The 1,372 Embry-Riddle students will receive all WAI member benefits. The membership costs were provided in part... Read more

Embry-Riddle, Antipodean Aviation Offer Survival Training in Emergency Water Landings

Embry-Riddle, Antipodean Aviation Offer Survival Training in Emergency Water Landings

13-Mar-2013Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has teamed with Antipodean Aviation of Australia to offer survival training in emergency water landings for both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. The course covers pre-flight planning and emergency water landing techniques, as well as escape from a submerged aircraft cabin and sea survival techniques, including life preserver and life raft familiarization, and... Read more

Universal Helicopters announces new NVG training alliance

Universal Helicopters announces new NVG training alliance

3-Mar-2013Source: Universal Helicopters

Universal Helicopters (UHI), a leader in helicopter flight training, Night Flight Concepts (NFC), the leading provider of comprehensive night vision solutions, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s oldest and most prestigious aeronautical university and Dodge City Community College (DC3) are pleased to announce new training alliance to bring collegiate level NVG programs to the southwest.... Read more

10th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards takes flight

10th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards takes flight

7-Jan-2013Source: Kiddie Hawk Air Academy

The 10th Annual “Living Legends of Aviation”® Awards, presented by Bell Helicopter and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, announce some of this year’s honorees. The awards will be held January 18, 2013, at the Beverly Hilton. The 10th annual awards will be hosted by John Travolta, “The Official Ambassador of Aviation”®, and will celebrate a decade of recognition during aviation’s second hundred years. The program... Read more

MD Helicopters donates scholarship to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

MD Helicopters donates scholarship to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

18-Oct-2012Source: Embry-Riddle

One very accomplished student enrolled in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Helicopter Specialty degree program will be even more prepared to enter the helicopter industry when they graduate.  MD Helicopters generously donated an MD 500 Transition Scholarship to students from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Science Rotary-Wing program.  The transition course takes five days and... Read more

NVIO NVG CBT Accelerates Learning at Embry-Riddle

NVIO NVG CBT Accelerates Learning at Embry-Riddle

13-Oct-2012Source: Night Flight Concepts

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has renewed their contract to use Night Flight Concepts NVIO™ NVG Computer-based Training (CBT) program. The NVIO CBT is used within the Bachelor of Aeronautical Science Helicopter Speciality degree program at their Prescott, Arizona Campus where it is enhancing the classroom learning experience. “Embry-Riddle is an institution dedicated to instructional excellence and... Read more

Helicopter pilot to speak at Embry-Riddle’s Veterans Appreciation Day

Helicopter pilot to speak at Embry-Riddle’s Veterans Appreciation Day

12-Apr-2012Source: Embry-Riddle

Vietnam veteran Sanford “Sandy” N. Kaplan, an Embry-Riddle alumnus, will be the guest speaker Tuesday, April 17, for Veterans Appreciation Day at the university’s Daytona Beach campus. Kaplan started by taking flying lessons in 1957 at the age of 16. After high school, he attended Embry-Riddle’s flight training school in Miami in 1959 for 11... Read more

Embry-Riddle recognises safety record of Universal Helicopters

Embry-Riddle recognises safety record of Universal Helicopters

27-Mar-2012Source: Embry-Riddle

President’s Safety Day is an annual event recognizing the safety record of the flight department at the Prescott campus. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University President, Dr. John Johnson, attended the event on February 23, 2012, to present the President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Safety. This year’s recipient was Mr. Gordon Jiroux, President and Owner of Universal... Read more

CAPACG and AvConnect complete Embry-Riddle research project

CAPACG and AvConnect complete Embry-Riddle research project

11-Feb-2012Source: AvConnect

CAPACG and AvConnect have completed the first-ever detailed analysis of Garmin G1000 flight data for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU).  This study is one task associated with a multifaceted, FAA-funded research project – entitled the General Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing Research Project – through the Center for General Aviation Research (www.cgar.org).  The ultimate goal... Read more

MD Helicopters awards Embry-Riddle helicopter students

MD Helicopters awards Embry-Riddle helicopter students

1-Feb-2012Source: Embry-Riddle

Two very accomplished students enrolled in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Helicopter Specialty degree program will be even more prepared to enter the helicopter industry when they graduate in May, 2012. MD Helicopters generously donated two MD-500 Transition Scholarships to graduating students from the Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Science Rotary-Wing program. The transition course takes... Read more

Embry Riddle receives NVG donation from L-3

Embry Riddle receives NVG donation from L-3

15-Dec-2011Source: Embry Riddle

Students in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Helicopter Specialty Degree program will be even more well prepared for work in the helicopter industry, thanks in part to L-3 Communications. L-3 has generously donated to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University a set of Night Vision Goggles (NVG) to be used within the Bachelor of Aeronautical Science Helicopter Speciality degree program.... Read more

HAI attends Embry-Riddle career seminar

HAI attends Embry-Riddle career seminar

12-Oct-2011Source: HAI

On Oct. 6, HAI Director of Safety Stan Rose attended an aviation career seminar at the Prescott, Ariz. campus of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Two years ago, the University added Bachelor and Masters degree programs that focus on helicopter operations. Stan Rose was pleased to be able to offer the students a view of HAI... Read more

MD Chief Pilot to present free lecture “My Adventures in Helicopters”

MD Chief Pilot to present free lecture “My Adventures in Helicopters”

29-Mar-2011Source: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Where: Davis Learning Center, Prescott, AZ  (Directions) Description: A talk by helicopter test pilot, Dwayne Williams, Chief Pilot, MD Helicopters, Mesa,AZ Contact: Prof Nick Manderfield, COA, 777-6985... Read more

Papillon and Embry-Riddle sign new agreement

Papillon and Embry-Riddle sign new agreement

4-Dec-2010Source: Embry-Riddle

A new agreement signed by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, Universal Helicopters, and the Prescott campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will open summer internships for helicopter flight specialty students and potential future flight positions for graduates, announced University President John P. Johnson. Known as a gateway program, the agreement provides for recruiting and interviewing of current... Read more

MD Helicopters visits Embry-Riddle

MD Helicopters visits Embry-Riddle

14-Oct-2010Source: Embry-Riddle

On Friday, Oct. 1, the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Campus was treated to a spectacular sight in the afternoon hours. The crowd that arrived at the C and D parking lots to witness an MD Helicopters MD902 was treated to a thrilling landing, all performed in a light shower. People waited anxiously for the aircraft’s... Read more

Frank Robinson To Be ERAU Commencement Speaker This Saturday

Frank Robinson To Be ERAU Commencement Speaker This Saturday

6-May-2010

The guest speaker will be Frank Robinson, president and founder of Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC). Robinson began his career in 1957 at Cessna Aircraft Company working on the CH-1 Skyhook four-place helicopter.... Read more

Universal Helicopters appointed exclusive helicopter training provider to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Universal Helicopters appointed exclusive helicopter training provider to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

30-Jan-2010Source: Prescott e-News

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University  is pleased to announce its selection of Universal Helicopters (UHI) as the exclusive provider of the Helicopter Flight Training Program to students at the University’s Prescott, Ariz., campus.... Read more

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