MTSU Aerospace returns to Oshkosh for world’s largest aviation gathering

Jul 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Aerospace Department returned to Wisconsin this week for the world’s largest gathering of aviation e.... Read More

MTSU, Delta celebrate first ‘Propel’ pilot graduate, partnership

Apr 05, 2022 at 04:17 pm by WGNS

Above Photo: MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, second from left, presents aerospace alumnus Colton Gray of Lebanon, Tenn., a framed certificate of recognition for becoming the.... Read More

MTSU, Delta celebrate first ‘Propel’ pilot graduate, partnership on April 5th

Apr 04, 2022 at 12:26 pm by WGNS

On Tuesday, MTSU and Delta Air Lines will celebrate MTSU alumnus Colton Gray becoming the first pro pilot major to graduate into the Delta Propel program. His graduation rep.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Making Strides in the move of their Aerospace Program from Murfreesboro to Shelbyville

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS continues to follow the growth of the MTSU Aerospace Program, which is making strides in receiving funding to build new classrooms and airplane hangars in nearby Shelbyvi.... Read More

MTSU Planning for Big Expansion and Move to the Shelbyville Municipal Airport

Feb 21, 2022 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

MTSU is moving closer to relocating their Aerospace Program to the nearby Shelbyville Municipal Airport. Currently, the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport is landlocked within t.... Read More

MTSU and WGNS explore a number of topics to include the Aerospace Department and a move to Shelbyville, Women's History and Media’s False Images of Racial Protests Exhibition

Feb 21, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

WGNS Host Scott Walker talks to MTSU on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022: SEGMENT ONE – First 10 to 15 MIN GUEST: Ana Cannon, University Honors College student TOPIC: Canno.... Read More

MTSU Eyes the Shelbyville Municipal Airport as a place to eventually call home for future pilots

Feb 14, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

As heard in recent news stories, the MTSU Aerospace programs is continuing their pattern of growth. Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland noted...The Mayor said that MTSU didn'.... Read More

Murfreesboro Municipal Airport Continues to Grow as Community Grows - Long-time Tenants of Airport Also Seeing Positive Growth

Feb 04, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

More growth is expected at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport as Rutherford County continues to grow. Long-time Airport Manager Chad Gehrke told WGNS NEWS that in th.... Read More

Flight Operation, Air Traffic, Flight Training at Murfreesboro Airport Growing Busier and Busier

Dec 14, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

More news on the Murfreesboro Airport… it is becoming more and more popular as our area continues to grow.That was Murfreesboro City Manager Craig Tindall.The MTSU airp.... Read More

UPDATE: Small Aircraft Crashes in McMinnville, Tennessee on Wednesday

Aug 12, 2021 at 03:54 pm by WGNS

A small Cirrus SR-22 airplane crashed on Wednesday (08/11/2021) morning at a nursery in McMinnville, Tennessee. The crash occured around 9:30 in the morning, according to offi.... Read More

Show-stealing 747 jet, flown by MTSU graduate, highlight of university’s 2021 EAA AirVenture visit

Aug 02, 2021 at 09:25 am by WGNS

It was hard to miss the plane that MTSU Aerospace graduate Mike Starnes brought to EAA AirVenture.That’s because Starnes, 54, a captain for United Parcel Service, brough.... Read More

MTSU Civil Air Patrol Renew Partnership at EAA Airventure

Jul 27, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee State University celebrated its return Monday to EAA AirVenture, the world’s largest aviation celebration, by renewing a third time its partnership with.... Read More

MTSU Aerospace Program Needs More Airport Space

Jul 26, 2021 at 05:25 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The MTSU Aerospace program is growing and the need for more airport space is a pressing issue. In recent years, the demand for more pilots has caused the.... Read More

MTSU names aviation veteran new chair of Aerospace Department

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University has named experienced aviation professor Chaminda S. Prelis as the new chair of its nationally recognized De.... Read More
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7 Deceased In Tragic Airplane Crash

May 30, 2021 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: On Sunday, multiple agencies remained at the site of where a small jet plane crashed into Percy Priest lake on Saturday morning.Dive teams from Rutherford County Fire.... Read More

AAA Travel Update: Masks, Cruising and the Return to Europe

May 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

New travel opportunities and destinations seem to be emerging by the day, especially for Americans with a desire for international travel.- Wednesday, the European Union agree.... Read More

Murfreesboro Aviation Sponsors Patrick Jordan’s Private Pilot’s License

May 14, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Aviation is a unique enterprise and is surrounded by unique stories. One of those stories is of a 16-year-old Blackman High School student who has always been fas.... Read More

New MTSU organization ‘TAPS’ into every aspect of aerospace

Mar 04, 2021 at 10:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Already off the ground, the newest MTSU student organization takes flight this week with its first in-person meeting.The Tennes.... Read More

MTSU aerospace's new unmanned aircraft FAA partnership can enhance students' career preparation

Feb 11, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Department of Aerospace’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations program is navigating the.... Read More

MTSU Expanding Program at the airport in Murfreesboro

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro has now been using their new Municipal Airport Terminal, which was recently constructed replacing the old terminal built in 1952. Airport Manger Chad Gehrke.... Read More