Civil Air Patrol





May 5, 2016

    Civil Air Patrol's promotion of aerospace education and STEM and how its outreach to schools nationwide helps prepare youth for potential STEM careers was the topic of Jeff Montgomery's presentation to Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James. Montgomery is CAP's deputy director of aerospace education at...

April 8, 2016

Fourth-graders at Fairview Elementary in Maryville, TN, the Civil Air Patrol's National ACE School of the Year, are getting ready for a field trip to a local air show, and the program is helping the young learners understand how an airplane works. The school's librarian and media specialist, Suzanne Costner, who was the 2015 National ACE (Aerospace Connections...

December 30, 2015

The video points out that there are many different paths to a career as an astronaut.

December 15, 2015

The FAA just established a new rule that requires all UAS owners to register their aircraft systems. For CAP/AE purposes, this will apply to all Calypso gliders and quadcopters. NHQ/AE is working on a process to register all Calypso and quadcopter recipients so that the members won't have to do...

October 22, 2015

The votes of Civil Air Patrol volunteers and friends carried CAP to a third-place finish and $6,000 in the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation's Pilots Choice Awards. The foundation promotes a growing pilot community and aviation community service. The annual Pilots Choice program awards cash grants of up to $10,000 to aviation charities after...

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