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

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: MTSU Needs More Airport Space for Flight Programs - Murfreesboro Doesn't Have Room for MTSU's Aerospace Growth

Aug 11, 2021 at 03:04 pm by WGNS

As Murfreesboro grows, so does air traffic...That was Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland. Currently, MTSU leases hanger and classroom space from the Murfreesboro Airport, bu.... 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

Murfreesboro Cadets Aim High

Aug 03, 2021 at 03:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A pair of Murfreesboro Composite Squadron cadets received the opportunity of a lifetime during their squadron's “Officers' Club”&nb.... 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 New Interim Dean for the for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences

Jul 19, 2021 at 03:22 pm by WGNS

MTSU will soon begin the process to hire a new dean for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, which covers a large variety of studies...That was Dr. Greg Van Patten who w.... 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

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