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On November 14, Skyhaven Airport hosted over 50 Whiteman AFB Warriors at its first ever Whiteman Night. The night was a huge success and allowed these.

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1 On November 14, Skyhaven Airport hosted over 50 Whiteman AFB Warriors at its first ever Whiteman Night. The night was a huge success and allowed these airmen to become more familiar with what UCM Aviation has to offer. There was a large interest shown in the A&P certificate initiative proposed by Professor Fred Schieszer and Director of Maint. Steve Quick. There was also a representative from the FAA that was able to answer any questions the airman might have had. The airmen were given a full tour of the terminal building, Hangar 3, and the MULE Center because none of them had ever been to Skyhaven Airport before! Many claimed that they had no idea what facilities and aircraft UCM Aviation has available to students. Throughout the night 16 airmen were able to fly on orientation night flights. Over 15 students stated that they were interested in pursuing an aviation degree and will be able to do so by taking classes at Whiteman AFB. Many helped in making Whiteman Night such a huge success especially Vicki Orcutt, WAFB Site Coordinator. Another thanks goes out to Harold Phillips and the FBO team and Darlene Loeffler and the CFIs who flew orientation flights. Graduate Assistant Jon Ellis talking with Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Bill Runyon after his glider ride. January 2014 Whiteman Night at Skyhaven Airport Donations Needed for New Glider Last July a summer storm came through the Kansas City area and severely damaged the Universitys Schweizer SGS 2-33A glider. The aviation department is now proactively looking for a replacement glider and donations to help fund the purchase. Any donation and/or information about gliders on sale would be highly appreciated so glider operations can resume as soon as possible. If you have any information or would like to donate, please contact Bill Runyon at Garmin Aviation Product Support Internship Are you interested in working as a Garmin Aviation Product Support Intern? Would you like to gain professional experience and learn more about Garmin avionics? Garmin will be visiting UCM Aviation on Wednesday, January 22 in search of students who are interested in working over the summer as a paid intern. Students are encouraged to dress for success and bring a copy of their resume as Pat Coleman, Supervisor of Aviation Product Support, and his colleagues in Human Resources will be conducting onsite interviews in TR Gaines 214. The event will start at 1:00pm and Mr. Coleman and his team will be around to answer any questions students may have. If you have a class that conflicts with this time then please contact a faculty member about receiving an excusal letter. Please help spread the word and tell other aviation students about this great opportunity! If you are unable to make this event then you can still apply online. To apply online and look at the basic requirements of the internship use the following link: /careers/garminu Preflighting N473CM before going on an orientation flight. Photo taken by Lamyl Hammoudi Photography.

2 Jonathan Adams Jonathan Allen Timothy Armour Nathan Beck Anna Beckemeyer Jeremy Belsher Jacob Bertram McKinsey Berwick Garrett Brucker Robert Carton Zachary Crooker Andrew Devries Kyle Gaskey Zoe Gnaedinger Ian Goings Ty Griffin Jordan Harbour Ryan Hurr Kyle Huxtable Anyaporn Kanchanomai Ryan King Johnathan Lopp Fumiya Matsumoto Benjamin Matthews Connor Mcentire Taylre Moore Christoph Mueller Mohamed Muhidin Mitchell Mulvaney Riley Neal Susan Njuguna Jesse Oldham Derek Phillips Marcus Phillips Donald Porter Cody Reed Ryan Romaker Mckenzie Russell Skyla Sharbono Marcus Smith Jacob Spillman Ryan Thomas Matthew Thornberry Mark Thornberry Hai-Dang Tran Rustom Vazifdar Matthew Vos Michael Warnock Joseph Zeman UCM Aviation Safety Stand-Down January 22 at 1:00pm, TRG 214: Garmin visits UCM Aviation January 27 at 12:00pm, University Conference Center/Ozark Room: UCM Aviation Safety Stand-Down February 15: Bob Stuart Memorial Scholarship Deadline February 19 at 1-4:00pm, UCM Multipurpose Building: Spring Career Expo March 1: UCM Foundation Scholarships Deadline March 6-8: 25 th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference Congratulations to those students who made the Fall 2013 semester Deans List by earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher! On January 27 th the Department of Aviation will be hosting the spring semester Aviation Safety Stand-Down in the Ozark Room of the University Conference Center. This is a university excused event that all aviation students are expected to attend. Please let your instructors know as soon as possible if you have to miss class. Contact Mary Shaw or go to the Department of Aviation Office in TR Gaines 210 if you need an excusal letter. There will be an exciting announcement that will take place at noon so please be on time. Again, the meeting is located in the University Conference Center and not the Student Union. If you are walking from the Rec Center, proceed over the 13 Hwy walkway, and the building will be on the right side of Anderson Street. Please help spread the word about this event and invite prospective aviation students. Please review the meetings agenda that is listed below: 1200: Doors open, refreshments 1230: Welcome & Announcement-Tony Monetti & Guest 1300: Annual Safety Report-Nick Vomund & Steve Quick 1330: Mid-Air Collision Avoidance -Irving, Rindels, & Cavuoti 1400: I know a pilot who…-Fred Scheiszer, Group exercise 1410: BREAK 1430: Industry Experience (Delta Airlines)-Brian Deihl 1500: Aeromedical Information-Brent Hoke, DO 1530: The Aviation Weather Center-Benjamin Schwedler (AWC) 1545: Ground Safety-Sam Hafley UCM Aviation Meets with Key Industry Leaders Over the past few months, Assistant Dean Tony Monetti and staff have been working with various regional air carriers including American Eagle to create new opportunities for students. Be sure to attend the January 27 th Aviation Safety Stand-Down to find out some exciting news! Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Bill Runyon, President Chuck Ambrose, and Assistant Dean Tony Monetti before they meet with General Fraser who is the commander of USTRANSCOM.


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