Wilmington Air Park http://wvxu.org en Big hangar headlines Wilmington redevelopment http://wvxu.org/post/big-hangar-headlines-wilmington-redevelopment <p>Five years after losing DHL's domestic operations hub, the Wilmington Air Park is rebuilding itself.&nbsp; The latest project involves a new 105,000 square foot aircraft maintenance hangar,<strong> capable of housing planes as big as a Boeing 747-400 or 777-300ER.</strong></p><p>The hangar is leased by <a href="http://www.airbornemx.com/" target="_blank">Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES),</a> already providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services at the Wilmington Air Park. The company anticipates hiring 259 people because of the expanded hangar.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:07:52 +0000 Ann Thompson 28493 at http://wvxu.org Big hangar headlines Wilmington redevelopment Greater Dayton doesn't get 'drone' test site http://wvxu.org/post/greater-dayton-doesnt-get-drone-test-site <p>The FAA has announced its six national test sites&nbsp;that will develop unmanned aerial systems (UAS)&nbsp;and <strong>they do not include&nbsp; Greater Dayton</strong>. The sites will conduct critical research into the certification and operational requirements necessary to safely integrate UAS into the national airspace over the next several years.</p><p>The winners are:</p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:20:09 +0000 Ann Thompson 20946 at http://wvxu.org Greater Dayton doesn't get 'drone' test site Ohio's aerospace industry taking off with GE partnerships http://wvxu.org/post/ohios-aerospace-industry-taking-ge-partnerships <p><a href="http://www.geaviation.com/" target="_blank">GE Aviation </a>and <a href="http://www.uc.edu/discovery/ucri.html" target="_blank">University of Cincinnati Research Institute</a> (UCRI)&nbsp;have signed an agreement to&nbsp;collaborate<strong>&nbsp;</strong>at&nbsp;the new GE Aviation Research Center in Evendale&nbsp;and its three labs. GE says, "the scope of this agreement marks a first in Ohio between a leading aerospace company and a leading university research institute."</p><p><strong>The&nbsp;labs making up the new research center:</strong></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:38:21 +0000 Ann Thompson 19054 at http://wvxu.org Ohio's aerospace industry taking off with GE partnerships Sinclair helps make UAS case for Dayton hub http://wvxu.org/post/sinclair-helps-make-uas-case-dayton-hub <p></p><p>By the end of the year, the Federal Aviation Administration says it will <a href="http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/uas/">pick six sites</a> to test unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The Dayton region hopes to be on the list and has taken another step to set itself apart.</p><p>On Monday <a href="http://www.sinclair.edu/prepare/uas.html">Sinclair Community College&nbsp;</a>announced:</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 23:06:16 +0000 Ann Thompson 17643 at http://wvxu.org Sinclair helps make UAS case for Dayton hub Jobs are slowly coming back to Wilmington http://wvxu.org/post/jobs-are-slowly-coming-back-wilmington <p>Ohio Governor John Kasich is traveling to Wilmington&nbsp;Thursday to announce a handful of companies are making commitments to create hundreds of jobs.</p><p align="left">The positive economic news in and around Wilmington has been slow to come ever since DHL closed it's domestic operations and put 8,000 people out of a job.</p><p align="left"><strong>These companies are hiring</strong></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 13146 at http://wvxu.org Jobs are slowly coming back to Wilmington