The first commercial flight to use the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport’s new runway is scheduled for Oct. 11.
By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Army ROTC cadets Shane Hopkins and Samantha McNicholas were the only two regional winners selected recently for scholarship awards from the Order of Daedalians Cascade Flight #22 at Joint Base Lewis McChord in western Washington.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – How many giant wind turbine blades can your local landfill accommodate? To help avert such a problem, Washington State University is working with Seattle-based Global Fiberglass Solutions Inc. (GFS) to recycle and manufacture composite fiberglass material from the decommissioned blades.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Synergy, collaboration and partnership made a Washington State University-led proposal for a new jet fuels center unique and competitive, says President Elson S. Floyd in his newest Perspectives column.
SEATTLE – Washington State University had seven industry-collaboration projects selected recently for funding by the Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation.
JCATI awarded $1.27 million in its second round of grant awards in 2013 to16 research projects with the goal to solve technological questions relevant to the Washington aerospace industry. Research funded includes investigations into the performance of composite materials for use in commercial aircraft manufacturing, the performance of aviation biofuels and the collaboration and control of multiple unmanned aerial systems.
The $1.27 million will leverage more than $3 million in additional matching funds and in-kind support.
A full list of funded awards can … » More …
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gregory Belenky, a physican and director of the Sleep and Performance Research Center at Washington State University, testified before Congress Tuesday, June 24, about how naps may be the best tool air traffic controllers can use to battle fatigue.
Belenky was one of four experts called to testify before the U.S. Senate Aviation, Operations, Safety and Security subcommittee of the Commerce, Science and Transportation committee. Recent reports of air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job further highlight a potential problem with air traffic controller fatigue.
“Air traffic controllers falling asleep inadvertently, or deliberately napping on-shift, points to … » More …