Aerospace Education Resources Portal

General Aviation and Aerospace Careers

The aerospace industry is a vital part of our interconnected world. These resources will allow students of all ages to explore what it's like to work in this exciting industry.


Flight Aware Flight Tracker: Track aircraft flights in real time around Bradley International Airport (BDL), New England's second largest airport.
https://flightaware.com/live/airport/KBDL

Bradley International Airport Live ATC: Track aircraft flights in real time around Bradley International Airport (BDL), New England's second largest airport
https://www.liveatc.net/search/?icao=KBDL

The Sky is the Limit with the FAA: This collection of resources includes links to flying opportunities, scholarships, as well as career information and games for students for all ages.
https://www.faa.gov/education/students/

Sector 33 Air Traffic Control Game: Created and maintained by NASA, this educational game allows students to take on the role of air traffic controller.
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/Sector33/iOS/index.html

Careers in Aerospace: A comprehensive overview of the hundreds of exciting careers within the aerospace industry compiled by the AIAA.
https://www.aiaa.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/careersinaerospace.pdf

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program: Students ages 12-18 interested in careers in aviation, space, or the military can join a local Civil Air Patrol Cadet program.
https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/join/youth-in-cadet-program

EAA Young Eagles Program: This free program has been giving students ages 8-17 their first ride in an airplane for more than 25 years. Best of all, it's free!
https://www.eaa.org/eaa/youth/free-ye-flights


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