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Aviation students hosting open house at airport

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The public is invited to the 13th annual "Airport Day" at the St. Cloud Regional Airport from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 19.  Admission and parking are free; concessions will be available for purchase on the grounds.

The St. Cloud State Department of Aviation and the St. Cloud State Aviation Ambassadors are organizing this year’s event with a focus on “Introducing Youth to Aviation.”

Educational and fun activities on the 19th will include a chance to fly a flight simulator, learning how to preflight an aircraft before flight, familiarization with basic aircrafts parts and their operation, games, and Aviation Merit Badge activities for Scouts.

For more information, call the St. Cloud State Department of Aviation at 320-308-2107.

Degree-seekers in the aviation program at SCSU are offered a choice of study in three areas to prepare them for professional careers in the aviation industry:  professional flight, aviation management, and aviation operators.  They also receive a multi-disciplinary background in science, technology, business and the liberal arts.  There are more than 300 students enrolled in aviation classes. 

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