Purdue Polytechnic's CREATE lab has partnered with Flexjet, Inc. to create AeroSphere—an aviation facility providing students with a world-class education in aircraft maintenance and upkeep.
Luigi Dy, a doctoral student in Purdue Polytechnic, was awarded by the Transportation Research Board based in Washington, D.C. for his work in preventing incursions on aircraft runways.
The National Science Foundation has just issued its first-ever grant to Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, funding the school’s large-scale AI and mixed-reality research project. Included are over a dozen industry partners and higher ed institutions.
Read about the plethora of award-winning faculty and staff within the Polytechnic Institute, Purdue University's college for innovation in technology.
More and more high schoolers are looking to become productive, tech-savvy workers in a fast time frame. Events like the Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis-sponsored Aviation Community Day can help get these students onto that fast-track, much to the aviation industry's benefit.
United Airlines and Purdue University announced a new partnership between Aviate, United’s career development program for pilots, and the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology in Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute. The partnership will provide a direct pathway for students majoring in professional flight from their studies to flight decks in United’s fleet.
With its modern flight simulators and relationships with aircraft manufacturers, Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology might be well positioned to help the aviation industry address the shortage of qualified pilots.
Today’s pilots need both traditional flight skills and the ability to manage automated flight systems, according to Purdue Polytechnic’s Mike Suckow, an aviation professor and pilot.
The Able Flight program, which provides people dealing with disabilities the opportunity to learn to fly, is taking place for the 10th consecutive year at Purdue.
Purdue announced an agreement with Frontier Airlines and Airbus to add Airbus A320 passenger jet training to the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology’s professional flight curriculum.