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MDT Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy



Helena, Montana (June 20, 2019)  The Montana Department of
Transportation (MDT) 2019 Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy
will be conducted in Helena on June 25th and 26th.  Sponsored by the
Aeronautics Division, the Academy is designed to immerse high school
students in wide-ranging aspects of aeronautics and introduce them to
aviation career possibilities. 



The two-day resident camp will
include flights in general aviation airplanes; a tour of a
state-of-the-art aerospace manufacturing facility; and visits to a
static Boeing 727 flight deck, the Army Aviation Helicopter squadron,
the cab of an air traffic control tower, the aviation maintenance
technician program at the Helena College, an air ambulance and spray
operators.



Students will have the opportunity to speak with general
aviation pilots at a fly-in at Canyon Ferry airport.  



For more
information about the ACE Academy, please contact Matt Lindberg at
(406) 444-9568.  For the hearing impaired, the TTY number is (406)
444-7696 or 1-800-335-7592 or call Montana Relay at 711.