Hangar of the Future

Careers take flight at the Hangar of the Future

The Big Ten Network's LiveBIG blog this week features a story on the Hangar of the Future in the College of Technology. The Hangar of the Future offers students a chance to develop electronic and digital solutions to improve maintenance and safety procedures of cutting-edge aircraft. The initiative is led by Tim Ropp, clinical associate professor of aviation technology.

Runway grooved sign wins FAA award for Purdue students

(Photo: Student researchers created the Dual Image Grooved Sign to improve safety on airport runways. This prototype illustrates how it would be seen from three sides.)

Two aviation students have shown their continued ingenuity by placing in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Design Competition for Universities for the second time in three years.

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