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#KCSTI 2015, Day 14: #UMKC School of Computing & Engineering and Aviation Technical Services at the #KC International #Airport

July 2, 2015: The day began with a tour of the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering, given by academic advisor, Micah Hildreth. Following the tour, Dr. Bob Riggs, UMKC Physics professor, presented a hands-on demo highlighting some of the subjects he covers in his physics courses, such as forces, pressure, and magnetics. Later in the afternoon, KCSTI students continued their journey […]

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#KCSTI 2015 Day 13: Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

July 1, 2015: Students toured the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. They got an inside look at the Air Traffic Control Tower with presenter Les Moore, Air Traffic Manager. Students learned about the operation of the control tower and its function. Did you know the downtown airport tower traffic provides on an average 250 airplane operations […]

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#KCSTI 2015 Day 3: Johnson County Executive Airport

June 17, 2015 On the third day of the Kansas City Summer Transportation Institute, the youth traveled to the Johnson County Executive Airport to learn about helicopters and related technologies. Local television personality, Johnny Rowlands, made an appearance to answer questions about his work and life as a helicopter pilot and broadcaster. Today the students also began […]

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