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Sky’s the Limit for Manitoba’s Future Pilots

June 5, 2010 7:22 AM | Photos


Red River College’s Stevenson Campus hosted an enthusiastic group of sixth graders on Friday eager to learn about the world of aviation.

Aerospace & Aviation in Manitoba (AAIM) is made up of various aviation and aerospace educational organizations and work in a variety of ways to help educators and Manitobans become aware of the numerous career opportunities in the aviation industry. Now in its fourth year, about 650 Grade 6 students take part in AAIM Day, as flight is part of their science curriculum.

The mini symposium allows students to get a hands-on experience with four major aspects of the aerospace and aviation sectors: repair/overhaul, manufacturing/composites, space and flight.

ChrisD.ca photos/Ted Grant