General Blog

Freshman to Senior

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Time surely does fly when you’re having fun, that’s what I have learned during my short three years as an aviation flight science student at Western Michigan University.

Automation in Aviation

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Aviation Flight Science student, Dakota Neff, talks about automation in the cockpit.

Rowing the Boat

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If you’ve been on Western’s campus or watched ESPN lately, I’m confident that you’ve come across three specific letters: RTB.

Attending WMU's Aviation Summer Camp

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When I first discovered Western held an Aviation Summer Camp, I wasn’t originally sure if I would be able to fit it into my schedule. However, making the time was the best choice I made regarding my ultimate career and college decision.

My Transition from WMAA to WMU

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Aviation Flight Science student, Tyler Herndon, talks about his transition from the West Michigan Aviation Academy to Western Michigan University.

Super Decathlon

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It is an airplane you will only fly 3-4 times during your flying career at WMU, but it will be the best 3-4 flights of your life.

Summer Internship

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The internship this summer with the Metropolitan Airports Commission at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was fun, challenging, and rewarding in many ways and because of that, this experience has enabled me to grow professionally in the career path of aviation and airport management.

Freshman Reflection

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As my first year of college comes to a close, I thought it would be appropriate to compile a list of all that I’m thankful for.

Why I Chose to Double-Major

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At Western Michigan University’s College of Aviation, students are encouraged to expand their knowledge everyday.

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