Four women with the Aviation Program are competing in the annual Air Race Classic June 20-23. The 46th annual race features all women aviators flying 2500-miles from North Dakota to Florida. First checkpoint for the 2023 race is Mankato.
The demand for highly skilled commercial pilots is being answered by Minnesota State Mankato’s nationally-accredited Aviation Program that shares partnerships with leading airlines. In keeping up with the industry, the program this fall offers drone flight instruction, expanded jetliner simulation training, and aerobatics training for the programs 600 students. A Fall 2024 rollout is expected for a new online master’s degree in Aviation Safety.