OSU Flying Aggies Fly-in; Stillwater Regional

Apr 25 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Stillwater Regional Airport

This event supports the national qualifying OSU Flying Aggies flight team competing at NIFA in May 2015 at The Ohio State University

For more information, contact:

Mackenzie Odom, (806) 335-6621           or          Mackenzie.odom@okstate.edu

The Oklahoma State University Flying Aggies Flight Team placed first in the 2014 National Intercollegiate Flying Association SAFECON Region VI Competition, held in Warrensburg, Mo., October 19-24. By winning the competition, OSU secured a place in the national competition in May 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.

OSU defeated six other schools to win the region and become the only Oklahoma school to earn a place at nationals. Rick Gladden and Jade Schiewe serve as coaches and Dr. Jon Loffi, assistant professor in aerospace administration and operations, is the faculty advisor for the Flying Aggies.

OSU totaled 451 points overall and 289 in flight events. Competition events included E6B (flight computer) accuracy, Simulated Comprehensive Aircraft Navigation (SCAN), Navigation, Aircraft Recognition, Short Field Approach and Landings, Power off Landings, Message Drop, Ground Trainer, and Aircraft Preflight Inspection.  Participating universities were OSU, KSU, Univ. of Nebraska, Southeastern OSU, Univ. of Central Missouri, Parks College of St. Louis University, and Oklahoma University.