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MTSU Department of Aerospace


Photo by Andrew Oppmann MTSU’s Department of Aerospace celebrated around 50 alumni at the EAA AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Wednesday. The event allowed for MTSU aerospace alum to reconnect with faculty and learn about the department’s plans for the future of the program. Those in attendance ranged from pilots for the nation’s …

Photo courtesy of Red Bull on-site Go-Pro High-performance race cars, rushing down the track with unthinkable power. Motorcycle races, with drivers testing fate by taking turns with such ferocity that they are mere inches from lying parallel to the ground. Fighter jets screaming through the air, with nothing that can hold them down and nothing …

Photos and Story by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer In a surprising twist on an academic competition, MTSU students spent Wednesday afternoon designing, folding and throwing paper airplanes while competing in the Red Bull Paper Wings competition at the Murfreesboro Airport on Memorial Boulevard. “It’s a global event,” said Caroline Foster, the collegiate marketing specialist …

Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines Inc. is launching a new program to identify and mentor the next generation of pilots, and MTSU’s Department of Aerospace has been selected as one of eight initial collegiate partners, according to an MTSU press release. The Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program is an effort …