MTSU Aerospace study investigates pilot examiner shortage

Jun 28, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A nationwide survey by the Middle Tennessee State University Aerospace Department is shedding light on.... 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

Aerospace, Red Bull invite MTSU students to compete in 'Paper Wings' qualifier March 3

Feb 23, 2022 at 07:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Red Bull Paper Wings event is making a return visit to Murfreesboro next week — seeking MTSU students wanting to.... 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 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

This Morning's Subject: The Murfreesboro Municipal Airport

Jan 31, 2022 at 09:04 am by Producer

Scott talks with Murfreesboro Municipal Airport Manager Chad Gehrke about growth and excitement at the local airport. This is one of the few government entities that co.... 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

MTSU student enjoys 'amazing' Virgin Galactic summer internship

Aug 06, 2021 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University aerospace professional pilot major Mike Harris can claim he had a near-out of this world expe.... Read More

AEDC tests directed energy system in wind tunnel

Aug 02, 2021 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

The Aerodynamics Branch of Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base is helping the Air Force take directed energy (DE) systems airborne. The base is loc.... 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 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

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

Murfreesboro Civil Air Patrol Recognizes Award Winners

Mar 08, 2021 at 02:21 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.- Members of the Murfreesboro Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol hosted a virtual awards ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of the members in their.... 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 adult learner’s Delta Air Lines career taking off via flexible online programs

Sep 11, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An adult learner who came back to MTSU to finish his bachelor’s degree after almost two decades is climbing the ladder at one of the lar.... Read More

UPDATE: 68-Years Later, The New Murfreesboro Airport

Aug 06, 2020 at 10:14 am by WGNS

The newly renovated Murfreesboro Airport is a top notch facility and City Councilman Bill Shacklett told WGNS that he is thankful for all of those involved the design and cons.... Read More