People can learn about aviation career training options first-hand from professionals in the pilot and maintenance technician programs at Lake Superior College's Feb. 22 Aviation Career Night. The free 5 to 8 p.m. event will be held at LSC's Center for Advanced Aviation, Hangar 103, 4960 Airport Road in Duluth.
The event will offer participants a chance to pilot a Cirrus SR 20 Airplane via a flight simulator, check out LSC's airplane fleet, including an American Champion Citabria float plane, twin-engine Piper Seminole, Cirrus SR 20 Aircraft and a Robinson Helicopter. Tours of the AMT labs include a hands-on demonstration of aircraft magneto timing.
Faculty and students will give tours of the program facilities and equipment. Advisors will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about financial aid, transfer, and other service areas. Representatives from aviation companies, including 148thFighter Wing, SCS Interiors, American Precision Avionics, Cirrus Aircraft, AAR, USAF ROTC and Lake Superior Helicopters will attend to talk about job opportunities.
Other upcoming Career Nights include a Wed., March 15 Integrated Manufacturing Career Night and an April 21 Open House.