May 17, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Airport Open House Draws From Land & Air

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The St. Mary’s Airport Open House showcased the planes, drones, pilots, and businesses turning the airport into a regional hub of pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Visitors could see and touch, and in some cases climb into the cockpits of the aircraft filling the tarmac.

St. Mary’s Airport Open House Oct. 7

Airport Open House

There will be something for everyone at the St. Mary’s Airport Open House from 10 am to 4 pm Oct. 7, 2017 — demonstrations and displays of airplanes and drones; STEM activities, robotics, a kids corner with balsa airplane races, food from Linda’s On the Go, and more.

UAS Test Site Interns Tackle Real-World Challenges

UAS Test Site Interns Tackle Real-World Challenges

Interns from the College of Southern Maryland presented the projects they created during their two-month summer internships at the University of Maryland UAS Test Site.

For Today’s Eclipse, All Eyes on the Sky

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Today, Monday, Aug. 21, Southern Marylanders will be able to see a partial solar eclipse and, at peak, a light shadow of the moon will cover 81 percent of the sun.

EAA Introduces “Young Eagles” to Flying

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Every June, through its Young Eagles program, the local Experimental Aircraft Association takes youngsters flying, for free, out of St. Mary’s Airport.

Local Banker Crews Nalls’ L-39 Albatros

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Art Nalls, owner of the legendary fighter jet Albatros based at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport, takes local banker Margaret Sawyer for a ride.

Interns Sought for UAS Test Site

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The University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site and is searching for interns, and The Patuxent Partnership is helping publicize this opportunity.

UAS Makes Santa’s Delivery at St. Mary’s Airport

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The renaissance occurring at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport continues to showcase itself – recently with the UMD UAS Test Site showing off its automated technology skills delivering donations to Toys for Tots and Three Oaks Veterans Support Center.

Airport Seeks Community Input

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The St. Mary’s County Regional Airport is preparing for a multi-year program of expansion and is actively soliciting community input for the development of its proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program. A teleconference will be held at 10 am Dec. 13.

Hundreds Attend Airport Ribbon-Cutting

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Ken Reed: “There is no reason why, with the construction of Building 3 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center next door, the University of Maryland UAS Test Site, the incubator, and the general expansion of the airport that Airport Road should become the most important road in St. Mary’s County.”