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Officials with FAA and NextGen Air Transportation Program to Discuss the Future of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry at Second Annual SC Aerospace Conference

Officials with FAA and NextGen Air Transportation Program to Discuss the Future of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Industry at Second Annual SC Aerospace Conference

Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and the NextGen Air Transportation Program based at North Carolina State University will address the topic of unmanned aerial systems at the second annual South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo, which will be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015. Kyle Snyder, Director of the NextGen Air Transportation Program at NC […]

Toray Composites Inc. and IBM to Share Industry Expertise at SC Aerospace Conference

Toray Composites Inc. and IBM to Share Industry Expertise at SC Aerospace Conference

The second annual South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo announces that Don Myers of Toray Composites Inc. and David Reese of IBM have been added to the speaker lineup for the conference, which will be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. Don Myers, a native South Carolinian, is the Senior Manager of Aerospace […]

NTSB Member Robert Sumwalt to speak at Aerospace Conference

NTSB Member Robert Sumwalt to speak at Aerospace Conference

  The second annual South Carolina Aerospace Conference and Expo announces that National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) member Robert Sumwalt will be one of the keynote speakers for the conference, which will be held on Aug. 26-27, 2015. Sumwalt, a native South Carolinian and inductee in the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame, will speak at […]

   


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    August 26 @ 8:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
    Columbia SC

 

FROM OUR BLOG

Aerospace is Hot in South Carolina!

Aerospace is Hot in South Carolina!

Lots of Good News:  The summertime temperature is not the only thing hot in South Carolina.  The aerospace industry here continues its steady growth.  In the month of June, key legislation was passed, a Boeing supplier announced South Carolina as its new home and the State Department of Commerce promoted South Carolina at the Paris […]

Connecting South Carolina’s Aerospace Cluster

Connecting South Carolina’s Aerospace Cluster

An update written from the SC Aerospace team to the SC Aerospace cluster Our team at the SC Council on Competitiveness and the SC Department of Commerce gets more excited each day about how fast the aerospace industry is growing in South Carolina.  Wayne and I have visited 30 existing aerospace firms in our state […]