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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 …

Photos courtesy of Gabriella Lindskoug Two MTSU students participated in the 2017 Air Race Classic last week, an all-women’s race that spanned 2,649 miles across the United States. Pilot Gabriella Lindskoug, 20, is an aerospace major with a professional pilot concentration. She is also a member of Alpha Omicron Pi. Co-pilot Jordan Cantrell, 27, is …

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 …

By Jonathon Austin and Zach Chadwick Contributing writers Flight students across the country are grappling with new federal regulations that strikingly increase the minimum number of flight hours required to earn a license to fly commercial aircraft. Middle Tennessee State University aerospace students, however, will largely not be affected due to changes in curriculum, according …