Sweet interview with pilot Christopher Stewart. As part of a special program Stewart taught highschool students to fly [drones]. Via Virginia Tech:
Christopher Stewart is a pilot at the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), working on drone operations that help companies and the Federal Aviation Administration determine how to incorporate drones into U.S. airspace. But one day this summer, the Air Force veteran, along with MAAP senior engineer Andrew Kriz, set aside their usual day jobs to head to Newport News, Virginia, to teach a group of local high school students how to fly. The seminar was part of Industry Link, a STEM workshop sponsored by the College Access Collaborative and the Calhoun Discovery Program of the Virginia Tech Honors College.
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