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UAS Ground School Available to Teach Cadets, Mentors Safety Skills

The Civil Air Patrol has partnered with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) to offer sUAS ground school powered by Fly Robotics to all CAP cadets. These cadets and their mentors can use the software through 2017. The software program will teach the cadets how to safely operate sUAS systems....
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Documentary Focuses On Balloonist Space Pioneers

An "American Experience" documentary focuses on some space researchers with whom you may not be familiar. High-altitude balloonists preceded the Mercury 7 team and are largely forgotten today. This video reminds us of their contributions. Watch now.
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Pacific Region Civil Air Patrol AE School

The Pacific Region Civil Air Patrol AE School will be Aug. 18-20 at the Medford Composite Squadron in Medford, Ore. The school invites all Aerospace Education Officers (AEOs), Aerospace Education Members (AEMs), teachers, squadron commanders and leaders of cadets. The cost is $20 and includes all materials but does not...
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Reach for the Stars National Rocket Competition

The Annual Reach for the Stars National Rocket Competition is an ongoing program. Host location competitions anytime before the June 30th deadline each year. There is no travel to compete.. There are six national winners annually. Three celebrate at the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame/Kennedy Space Center- Visitor Complex, Cape...
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Two New STEM Kits Are Now Available

Quadcopter and Weather Station Kits Are Here For the first time since the Civil Air Patrol STEM Kit Program started in 2013, the program has added two new kits, the Weather Station and the Quadcopter. They are now available to order in eServices. With the Acu-Rite Professional Weather Center, learners...
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GAMA 2016 Design Challenge Deadline Is Jan. 31

The deadline is fast approaching for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) 2016 Aviation Design Challenge. Teachers must register by Jan. 31 to compete in the contest in the coming weeks. The contest promotes STEM education in U.S. high schools. Interested schools will receive free "Fly to Learn" curriculum materials,...
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Flight Simulator STEM Kits Temporarily Unavailable

Due to a worldwide backorder of Saitek Pro Flight yoke and rudder pedals, the Flight Simulator STEM Kit is temporarily unavailable. We will update the online application and website as soon as the Flight Simulator Kit equipment becomes available.

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