Mar 28, 2023 | Aviation
The airport is unique because of the hard work and dedication of many people, and relationships created between private and public sectors, said Bill Burckart, a City Council member who served on the Airport Advisory Board from 2009 to 2017.
Mar 15, 2023 | Aviation
Operating out of Downtown Bentonville’s Thaden Field (VBT), Thaden Charters has long served as a first choice for adventurers and business travelers. The advantages of a charter flight over commercial airlines are many: Charter clients can skip the security lines, parking shuttles, and crowded terminals. Now, with the addition of two new aircraft, the possibilities for exploration are even greater.
Jan 19, 2023 | Aviation, Employment
General aviation airplane manufacturer Game Composites in Bentonville is offering guaranteed job interviews to people who complete a course in aerospace composite manufacturing offered by the University of Arkansas Global Campus’ professional and workforce development division.
Oct 7, 2022 | Art, Aviation, Cycling, Outdoor and Recreation Investments
Whether you’re an avid hiker, biker, climber or trail enthusiast, museum lover or foodie, there’s something to satisfy you in Northwest Arkansas.
Sep 6, 2022 | Aviation
Not many people know about Farnborough, England, a town of about 58,000 a 30-minute train ride from London. But to those in the aerospace and defense industry, it’s an important city that hosts one of the largest global airshows every other year. According to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Arkansas employed around 8,276 people in aerospace and defense manufacturing as of 2021. And state aerospace and defense exports made up 20% of Arkansas’ total exports, with just over $1 billion in goods exported and just over 1% of the nation’s in 2020.
Aug 19, 2022 | Aviation
Before a crowd of more than 100 people at the Helmerich Research Center at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a memo of understanding, agreeing to position the two-state region as a national hub of advanced mobility (AM), which includes drones, electric and autonomous vehicles, battery manufacturing, and transportation and logistics solutions.