Bronco Spotlight: David Parks

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Bachelor of Science in aviation flight science, 2019

Current Job Title:

Aerial Surveying 

Current Employer:

BowAndAero 

Describe your current job:

I fly aircraft that survey agricultural development in the Midwest. 

What is the most rewarding and the most challenging part of your job?

The most rewarding part of my job is I get to fly airplanes and provide a living for my family; it really doesn't feel like going to work. The most challenging part of my job is dealing with unpredictable weather and system malfunctions. 

Which of your skills had the biggest impact on your success? 

Being friendly to everyone I meet. You never know who you will meet that will end up helping you get a job down the road. Networking is everything! 

What advice do you have for others pursuing a career similar to yours? 

Work hard and find a way to adapt and overcome whatever obstacles come your way. 

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