RCB National Aerospace Center receives $1.7 million grant

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV)-- The Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Center in Bridgeport received a $1.7 million grant Tuesday to help further educational programs.

The grant will help provide updates and improvements in the aviation training courses. The center is part of Pierpont Community and Technical College and it's the only training program in the state approved by the FAA.

The grant was provided by the Economic Development Administration and the Appalachian Regional Commission.