New Aviators Welcomed to EKU Aviation

New Professional Flight students pose with EKU Top Hawk aircraft

EKU Aviation welcomed new Professional Flight students to the program with a picnic lunch at the airport. Flight instructors, faculty and staff hosted new students on Saturday at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport (KRGA), which is managed by the University.

Since its formation in 1982, EKU Aviation has developed into a robust program with three concentrations in Aerospace Management, Professional Flight, and Aerospace Technology. Today, the Professional Flight program has nearly 300 students in the bachelor's program and is one of the first programs in the nation to offer the FAA 1,000-hour Restricted ATP.

Students come from across the U.S. to earn their degree at EKU - Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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Published on August 27, 2017