1/15/2016 4:43:42 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 state.  Drones, also...
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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 8:57:23 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 2:53:17 PM 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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4/7/2015 10:07:17 AM Division of Aviation to Sponsor Free Wildlife Hazard Training Sessions for Airport Personnel
RALEIGH – Wildlife can wreak havoc for airports and their staff. Birds and other animals can damage planes on the ground or cause accidents by flying into the engines or roaming on airport grounds. To increase awareness of these concerns...
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3/13/2015 12:56:50 PM 2015 N.C. Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced
RALEIGH – More than 549 inspired young artists representing 97 towns and 58 schools across the state submitted their take on the theme “World Air Games” through NCDOT’s Division of Aviation’s 2015 North Carolina Aviation Art Contest. A...
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2/9/2015 8:24:15 AM Division of Aviation to Host Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute Seminar on March 12
RALEIGH-The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation is hosting the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Air Safety Institute (ASI) to present a pilot safety seminar at the Division of Aviation hangar facility...
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