3/9/2016 11:26:35 AM NCDOT to Help Airport Staff Manage Wildlife Hazards
RALEIGH – They may look innocent, but birds and other wildlife can pose serious threats to airport safety. To help teach staff how to deal with wildlife hazards, the N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation is offering free...
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2/26/2016 9:52:04 AM NCDOT Offering Pilot Safety Seminars March 14-16
RALEIGH – North Carolina pilots interested in air safety are invited to attend a seminar series sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute...
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2/19/2016 12:57:00 PM 2016 N.C. Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced
RALEIGH – Hundreds of young artists put pen, crayon, paint and colored pencil to paper to create entries for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s 2016 Aviation Art Contest. A record 801 students from across North Carolina entered the...
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1/15/2016 1:41:13 PM NCDOT Creates One-Stop Shop for NC Drone Operators
RALEIGH – As drones become more common in American households and businesses, the N.C. Department of Transportation is working to help promote safety on the air and on the ground by educating drone operators in our...
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12/28/2015 4:44:07 PM Drone Use Subject to State, Federal Laws and Guidelines
RALEIGH – Quadcopters, radio controlled planes, UAS – no matter what you call them, there’s no denying that drones are a big hit this holiday season. As Americans wrap up their holiday shopping, the N.C. Department of Transportation is...
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11/30/2015 2:49:29 PM NCDOT Offers Holiday Tips for Drone Safety
RALEIGH – This holiday season, one of the most popular gifts might actually fly off the shelves. Whether they’re called quadcopters, radio controlled planes, or any of the high tech brand names, drones are expected to be big sellers this...
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11/4/2015 10:58:26 AM 2016 Aviation Art Contest Call for Entries
RALEIGH – It’s that time again! The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking entries for the 2016 North Carolina Aviation Art Contest. This year’s theme is Air Sports in Harmony with Nature. Kids are encouraged to explore the unique...
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9/8/2015 10:58:59 AM Division of Aviation Presenting Pilot Safety Seminar in New Bern
RALEIGH-The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation will give a safety presentation hosted by Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1171 on Sept. 28, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. in New Bern. All pilots from the region are...
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5/27/2015 3:15:31 PM NCDOT Will Participate in Roanoke Valley Wings and Wheels Fly-in on May 30
RALEIGH-The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation will participate in the Roanoke Valley Wings and Wheels Fly-in at the Halifax Northampton Regional Airport in Halifax on May 30. Gates open for the event at 9 a.m. and the...
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5/25/2015 10:04:22 AM NCDOT Helps Washington Celebrate New Airport Terminal
RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation helped the city of Washington celebrate the completion of their new airport terminal building at Warren Field Airport on May 25. The previous terminal building was destroyed by a storm in...
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