A DRIVING FORCE FOR INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP
As home to the Eagle Flight Research Center, the Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar will advance the university’s research capabilities in key technical areas, including:
• Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and the impact of their integration on the national airspace.
• Eco-friendly alternatives in aviation.
• Aircraft modifications for FAA certification.
• Simulations that model complex aerospace systems, which allow companies and organizations to assess risks and costs and identify new efficiencies in operations. • High-performance software, mobile applications, and user interfaces for the next generation of aviation and aerospace systems. • Secure software development that ensures the safe and secure operation of aviation and aerospace systems.
SERVING THE NEEDS OF INDUSTRY “The capability of the Eagle Flight Research Center to not only develop fundamental technology but to also prototype and flight test is critical to the support of emerging initiatives in aviation. ” — Jack Pelton, CEO & Chairman of the Board Experimental Aircraft Association
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Embry-Riddle thanks The State of Florida for its time and consideration of this request to help construct our new hub for aviation and aerospace innovation: the Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar.
The aviation and aerospace industries are on the verge of a technological revolution that will feature alternative fuels, autonomous systems and NextGen technology, to name a few. With the growing partnerships made possible by the expertise of our Eagle Flight Research Center, Embry-Riddle is ideally positioned to leverage these developments in what is certain to be a multi-billion dollar sector of our growing economy. With state support of the construction of the Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar, Embry-Riddle will be able to train hundreds of additional graduate-level students, attract and retain great talent to the area and help drive economic growth for Florida and the region by creating new, high-paying jobs in this rapidly evolving, high-tech aviation and aerospace industry.
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