Jones Family Foundation Gift to Expand Middle Georgia State University Flight Training in Macon

Middle Georgia State University’s flight education program at the Macon Downtown Airport is getting two additional airplanes thanks to the generosity of the Charles H. Jones Family Foundation. The foundation’s $800,000 gift will allow Middle Georgia State University (MGA) to purchase two single-engine Piper Archers, as well as two replacement engines, and put them into Continue reading


New Agreement with Delta-owned Endeavor Air Opens Another Pathway for MGA Aviators

A new agreement between Endeavor Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, and Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will be providing students with yet another pathway to a career in the pilot’s seat. MGA has become the newest participant in Endeavor’s STEP – Student To Endeavor Pilot – initiative.


New SAFE Directors Elected     

The results of the 2018 election for SAFE Board of Directors, held last month, brought three fresh faces to the SAFE Board of Directors. They are Hobie Tomlinson, Veronica Cote and Cres Wise. The three one-third of the nine Board members, ensuring continuous fresh SAFE member representation. Term limits for Board members were one of SAFE’s founding principles.


Middle Georgia State’s School of Aviation Partners with Delta Air Lines TechOps to Develop Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

The pathway to a high-paying job in aviation is becoming a lot more navigable, thanks to a partnership between Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) School of Aviation and Delta Airlines. Delta’s partnership with MGA – one of only 45 schools nationwide that were selected to participate – is designed to help the University better prepare students to meet an industry need for qualified and well-trained aviation maintenance technicians.