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Tagged: “Aviation”

#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 Day 5: #Aviation Institute of Maintenance & the KCATA

Friday, June 19, 2015: Students visited the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM). The students learned about aviation mechanics and were able to experience hands on activities to learn more about the field. After AIM, the participants traveled to Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) to learn more about the Metro system. The students played a bus […]

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