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15410
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Miss Inez Davis of Winston-Salem is among the first do be a part of the newest profession for young girls - the stewardess or hostess of modern transport planes. One of the requirements for the new position is that the applicant must be a graduate registered nurse, but once in the position, it affords an opportunity to not only travel but meet people, even celebrities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 11, Aug 1936, p3, 24, f
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16660
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The state's aviation industry uses emerging technology and a skilled workforce to soar to new heights. The jobs are high-paying--$25 an hour and up. Plus the contracts are for five years or more, adding stability to the economy. Among the companies are Charlotte-based Goodrich Corp. which manufactures 80 percent of the world's landing gear and Spirit AeroSystems, which is building a $570 million plant at Kinston's Global TransPark which will employ 1,000 by 2014 to make components of the Airbus A350.
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24145
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Smaller airports, known as general aviation airfields, in North Carolina may be a fraction of the size of commercial airports, but they still provide the state with much needed business, economic development, and corporate recruitment.
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24791
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With a rise in the usage of devices like drones, many of the state’s community colleges are offering more training courses and degrees for students desiring to work in aviation and aerospace. Lenoir Community College, for example, recently added an associate’s degree in unmanned aircraft systems and other schools in North Carolina are following suit.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 2, February 2016, p30-32, 34, 36-41, il, por Periodical Website
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28747
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Cooperation among Piedmont Triad officials and economic developers is making the region's economy stronger and quality of life better. This spirit among the 12 counties of the area is making it eaiser for businesses to work within the area rather than between many separate municipalities. The area is specifically focused on the aviation industry and has a strong manufacutring sector.
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29758
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As Guilford County's aviation cluster grows, Guilford Technical Community College is taking on the growth with T.H. Davis Aviation Center. The institution is training future workers to support the growing aviation sector and support developments at Piedmont Triad International Airport.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p50, 52, por
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29766
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Spirit AeroSystems has opened a manufacturing plant at the Global TransPark, and the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components is being seen as a transformational entity for the eastern region of North Carolina.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 9, Sept 2008, p18-19, por, map
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31019
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With the sole purpose of the high-volume production of miniature precision rotary components, Kearfott's Asheville plant is a unique avionic industrial plant containing 86000 square feet. The plant is designed with the view toward the most efficient production flow, including modern equipment, and 850 carefully screen employees.
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36284
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Community colleges, traditionally considered a second rate form of higher education, is increasingly making a first grade contribution to the state’s economy and work force. North Carolina’s fifty-eight community colleges are proving themselves an asset for fields such as biotechnology, welding, law enforcement, aviation, and manufacturing.