Spring 2020 Features

Front Row Seats

From the Wings of Legacy section

Betz brothers participate in history-making decade at Embry-Riddle

Space Eagles

From the Feature section

Alumni team contributes to historic Boeing Starliner capsule landing

Digital 3D model of oyster bed

Coastal Collaboration

From the Feature section

Unmanned aircraft systems are helping researchers track the changing coastal environment


From the Feature section

Students design autonomous robot to harvest microplastics from sand

Rowing the Distance

From the Alumni in Action section

Former Air Force aviator sets world record for completing the longest solo, nonstop, unsupported ocean row across the Pacific from North America

What Makes an Engineer Tick?

From the In Other Words section

'As I grew up, many things changed, but my captivation with and love of air and space flight never did.'

Photo of Ryze Tech – Tello Quadcopter

Cool Drones

From the Web Exclusive section

Quadcopters have opened up a range of new uses for remote flying aircraft

Also in This Issue

ERAU President P. Barry Butler

A Tradition of Excellence

From the From the President section

As we become synonymous with all things autonomous, we're inspired by a spirit of service

Staffing Up

From the Chatter section

New VP of enrollment, two deans named

ERAU Research Park

Park Place

From the Chatter section

Embry-Riddle’s Research Park is now home to the Eagle Flight Research Center

Analog airplane altimeter indicating 3,000 feet.


From the Chatter section

High points at Embry-Riddle

magazine cover illustration of airport terminal

Calling all Writers

From the Feedback section

Lift is looking for talented writers; plus, letters from alumni and friends

Doubling the Impact

From the Giving To ERAU section

Board of Trustees Launches Scholarship Endowment Matching Challenge

Recipients of FedEd Purple Runway scholarship standing at the ERAU Daytona campus.

Expanding Horizons

From the Giving To ERAU section

FedEx, Spirit Airlines’ scholarships encourage diversity in aviation

dad working with pillow over his ears while kids have a pillowfight in the background

Eagle Impact

From the Global section

Around the globe, alumni step up to combat and contain the pandemic

Lab equipment

Virtual Space

From the Global section

Embry-Riddle establishes joint space research lab with the University of Luxembourg

Full STEAM Ahead

From the Global section

Marie-Jeanne Steady Ndiaye (’13) is using hands-on learning techniques to inspire and educate young people in West Africa

Grand Fam

From the Alumni News section

Eagle baseball players share a lifelong bond

Chancellor’s Salute

From the Alumni News section

Capt. Kurtis Ludwig (’94) recognized for service to students and industry

Stacks of books on a table in a library or bookstore

Eagle Authors

From the Alumni News section

Discover the books your fellow alumni are writing

Students around a car they made.

Tailwinds: Vroom!

From the Tailwinds section

Last issue's Tailwinds photo, and a new one to spark your memories

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