Air Force ROTC cadet Kayle Bell is getting a hand in achieving her goal to become an Air Force pilot, thanks to the AFROTC scholarship program “You Can Fly.”
Bell, a freshman from Pike Road, is working toward a private pilot’s license with a local flight school and is joined by junior Cadet Diego Martinez,…
Troy University is offering students a quicker path to becoming a commercial pilot.
The University’s Aviation Operations (Flight) minor gives flight school students the ability to simultaneously earn credits toward their TROY academic degrees, allowing students to earn up to 18 equivalent hours of credit by completing flight classes and earning Federal Aviation Administration certification.
With the implementation this week of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 rules governing drone usage in the country, many commercial operators now have a clear path forward in the use of unmanned aerial systems.
“These vehicles are in use everywhere,” said Troy University adjunct professor Al Allenback, a retired Air Force colonel and fighter…