Spring/Summer 2021 Features

Team Eagle

From the Feature section

Alumni collaborate on aviation modeling and simulation company


Online Detective

From the Alumni @ Work section

Albane Flamant analyzes online conversations to benefit brands and customers

Drew Ferguson at a marina

By Air or by Sea

From the Alumni in Action section

Drew Ferguson (’01) is preparing students for aviation and maritime careers

Four men in suits near Embry-Riddle sign

Fueling Change

From the Global section

Aviation Management students help reduce aviation fuel regulations in Brazil

Eagle Odyssey

From the Global section

Alumnus honored for creating 1980s Greek alumni group

Also in This Issue

ERAU President P. Barry Butler

From the President

From the From the President section

In this issue of Lift, we celebrate alumni who are translating resilience into action

Collage of covers of Lift Magazine

Passing the Pen

From the Feedback section

Sara Withrow, longtime editor of Lift Magazine, puts an end bug on her tenure

Matthew Robinaugh in an open field standing near a multi-rotor drone on the ground

Air Taxi Innovators

From the Chatter section

Students gather scalable data for Honeywell’s urban air mobility research

Embry-Riddle Micaplex building and sign

Expanding Innovation

From the Chatter section

Research Park adds Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center

3D Printing in Space

From the Chatter section

Eagles and L3Harris Technologies send 3D printed devices to the International Space Station

Analog airplane altimeter indicating 3,000 feet.


From the Chatter section

High points at Embry-Riddle

Sergio Sovero ('16) in a pilot's uniform, seated the right seat of an airplane flight deck

Family Fuel

From the In Other Words section

Sergio Sovero (’16) reflects on his journey from Peru to a seat as Delta's youngest pilot.

Stepping Up

From the Giving To ERAU section

Alumnus and Philanthropy Council member combines two loves with planned gift

Grid of teleconference participants

Message from the Executive Director

From the Alumni News section

"We have endured a full year of challenge, loss and sometimes heartbreak — but we’ve also responded with flexibility, creativity and resilience."

Jayde King (’14, ’16, ’20) (left) is the first Gaetz Aerospace Institute graduate to complete a Ph.D. at Embry-Riddle.

STEM Trajectory

From the Alumni News section

From high school to Ph.D., triple alumna pursues her passion at Embry-Riddle

Warren Childers kneeling on a tree trunk over a river

Leaving a Legacy

From the Giving To ERAU section

What is the Embry-Riddle Legacy Society and how can you join?

a black and white photo of an old dorm and courtyard

Temporary Quarters

From the Talking Tailwinds section

Readers identify the former "Dorm I" building, which was home to many veterans and some raucous parties in the moonshot era

Black and white photo of students shooting pool and playing arcade games

Game Time

From the Tailwinds section

How many quarters did you sink into these arcade games and pool tables?

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