Friday, February 12, 2016

The Embry-Riddle factor

If a region wants to be known as a hot spot for aerospace and aviation activities, it’s helpful to have one of the world’s best-known aerospace institutions set up shop in your back yard. And it has, big time. Call it the Embry-Riddle factor. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide campus has had operations in the Gulf Coast region for decades. It holds classes in New Orleans, Biloxi, Mobile, Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton Beach, Crestview and Dothan. That’s more than a lot of regions can say. A feature story. (Source: Gulf Coast Aeorospace Corridor Newsletter, 02/09/16)