Despite how much safer planes are compared to trains and cars, the occasional incident may still occur. Modern aircraft are incredibly complex with lots of parts and people responsible for various aspects of the plane’s function, so accurately pinpointing what led to an aviation incident may require in-depth study, analysis and reporting. The organization responsible for investigating aviation incidents depends on the country in which the incident occurred. Continue reading
The aircraft industry has evolved significantly since the first flights of the Wright brothers in the early 1900s. Here are some of the most famous planes from aviation’s extensive history. Continue reading
Joining the Aeronautical Community
Orville and Wilbur became interested in aviation as flight research boomed in the late 1800s. Many pioneers of the time attempted to experiment with manned flight. Some attempted to use models as their primary form of research, Continue reading
Earning your certification or degree in aviation engineering or mechanics opens up an entire industry to you. Depending on your personal interests and skillset, there are many places your career can take you. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a career in science and technology with a bright future, becoming an aeronautical technician may be the right step for you. As the technology and aerospace industries continue to grow, more and more individuals with extensive technical experience and a knack for fixing complex systems and technologies are needed to perpetuate progress. Continue reading
Over centuries of innovation and experimentation, the history of aeronautics has produced a number of gifted thinkers, designers and engineers who all dreamed of flying. Today’s widespread commercial and private aviation fields wouldn’t be possible without their contributions; many even put their lives on the line. Continue reading
Within the aviation industry there are many rewarding career opportunities that don’t require you to spend most of your time in the air. The Piedmont Triad features more than 40 aerospace and aviation-related companies and a wide variety of educational opportunities to get into this exciting and growing industry, including ground-bound careers such as aircraft mechanics and electrical engineering. Continue reading
Figuring out what you want to do with the rest of your life might seem like an impossible task, especially if you’re a recent high school graduate.
The Aviation Triad is dedicatedto promoting the aviation industry in the Piedmont Triad area of Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem, North Carolina through education, training and career opportunities.