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RALEIGH – As spring fire season enters its third month, the USDA Forest Service and N.C. Forest Service are reminding the public to keep drones away from wildfires. Flying drones or unmanned aircraft systems, near wildfire activity is not only extremely dangerous, but illegal.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation staff recently attended the 42nd Annual North Carolina Airports Association Conference in Winston-Salem.

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RALEIGH — D’Anthony Ravenell, a former student of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Aviation Career Education Academy Program, has found much success in his continued career path in the aerospace field. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is accepting applications from airports for its 2022 Aviation Career Education Academy Grant Program. 

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Monday, 10 January 2022 15:27

2022 Aviation Art Contest deadline extended

RALEIGH —  The deadline for the 2022 Aviation Art Contest has been extended to Jan. 18 due to ongoing circumstances caused by the pandemic.

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RALEIGH — Communities and all government entities statewide are encouraged to enter this year’s N.C. Department of Transportation Mobi Awards, which honor the state’s best multimodal projects.

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RED SPRINGS — The N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Military Business Center helped host a summit Dec. 7-9 aimed at encouraging growth in the aerospace industry. 

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ROCKINGHAM — During a seminar at Richmond Senior High School, Career Development Coordinator Jason Perakis invited Alan Sowell of United Airlines, and a 1981 graduate of Richmond Senior, to talk with students who were interested in aviation. 

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Friday, 15 October 2021 11:43

Elon University, NCDOT to host Elon Drone Day

ELON — To address the ever-growing popularity of commercial and recreational drone use, Elon University’s School of Communications in partnership with the N.C. Department of Transportation and others will be hosting Elon Drone Day on Nov. 8.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Aviation Division has been honored with three awards from the North Carolina Airport Association.

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