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Photo courtesy of Gabriella Lindskoug Gabriella Lindskoug and Jordan Cantrell are two pilots who love a great challenge. Both MTSU seniors are racing across the country in the 2018 Air Race Classic, an all-women’s aviation race. Lindskoug, an aerospace major with a professional pilot concentration, and Cantrell, a psychology major with minors in chemistry and …

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt spoke to MTSU aerospace students on Wednesday night about his 10 years of experience investigating crashes with the NTSB. Sumwalt was appointed as the 37th member of the NTSB by President Bush in August of 2006 and was re-appointed in 2011 by President Obama after being a pilot …

Story by Wes Dunbar // Contributing Writer “What is your major?” Every college student hears this question ad nauseam for the first part of their adult life. Some may reply with “business,” while others might say “engineering.” Some majors are more common than others, but every once in a while you hear about the oddballs; the …

Aubrey Bloom conducts UAS inspection (Submitted/MTSU Sidelines)

Students can now major in building and operating drones as an approved degree within the Aerospace program at MTSU. The “unmanned aircraft systems operations” concentration has officially been confirmed as a part of the program by the Tennessee Board of Regents. The TBR confirmed the drone operation major for coursework for this semester. The major will …