February 21, 2019

Navy’s First Female Jet Pilot Dies

Female Jet Pilot

The US Navy’s first female jet pilot, Rosemary Mariner, died last week. She was 65.

CSM Night of Engineering is Nov. 7

Night of Engineering

College of Southern Maryland is hosting a Night of Engineering from 6 to 7:30 pm Nov. 7, 2018, at the CSM Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road in Leonardtown.

Navy Launches First UAS Squadron

UAS Squadron

The US Navy commissioned its first test squadron dedicated to unmanned air systems at Webster Outlying Field. The UAS trials squadron is known as Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (UX) 24.

NAWCAD Industry Day Set for Oct. 25

Industry Day

NAWCAD Industry Day, hosted by The Patuxent Partnership, is set for Oct. 25 at the Southern Maryland Higher Ed Center.

GAO: On Drones, Safety Oversight Is Lagging

Safety Oversight

A recent GAO report finds that as the nation’s fleet of small recreational and commercial drones soars, federal enforcement oversight is stalling.

Bartilson to Head TechPort at the Airport

TechPort

Brad Bartilson has been hired by the commissioners of St. Mary’ County and the University of Maryland to be the director of the county’s new TechPort at the Airport business incubator.

CSM Hosts Night of Engineering

Night of Engineering

The Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering Division of the College of Southern Maryland is hosting a Night of Engineering on Feb. 21, 2018.

Engineering Students Donate to CSM

Engineering Students

Engineering students at the University of Maryland, who got their start at the College of Southern Maryland, have turned recent successes into a donation to their alma mater. 

UK’s Top Test Pilot Compares F-35, Harrier

F-35 top test pilot UK

The Royal Air Force’s top test pilot says there is no comparison between the F-35 and the Harrier. Andy Edgell, stationed at NAS Patuxent River, said the F-35 and the Harrier, despite broadly doing the same thing (landing vertically), are “almost incomparable” in flying terms.

Dignitaries Open Incubator at Airport

Dignitaries Open Incubator at Airport

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer is urging Gov. Larry Hogan to capitalize on the exploding unmanned systems and robotics global markets and include funding to bring world-class higher education research to the area and support technology-based manufacturing in the region.