Aerospace and Aviation Day introduces students to careers in aviation

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Written by: Seminole State Staff

From piloting to avionics, careers in aviation are plentiful and well-paying.  Seminole State College is proud to join Seminole County Public Schools and the Sanford Airport Authority as a joint sponsor of the 2019 Aerospace & Aviation Day.

The free event, which is designed to inspire students to follow their dreams in science, engineering, and aviation, takes place Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Orlando Sanford International Airport's Million Air Hangar, 2841 Flight Line Ave, Sanford, Fla.

Faculty and staff from Seminole State’s fire and police programs, nursing, construction, engineering technology, and information technology along with staff from the Orlando Sanford International Airport, its tenants and airline partners will be at the event to interact with students one-on-one.

For more information go to www.aviationdayorlandosanford.com

Schedule of Events
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019

9:00 a.m.

Gates Open!

9:15 a.m.

Draw for Young Eagles Plane Rides*

9:50 a.m.

Draw for Young Eagles Plane Rides*

10:00 a.m.

Speaker: Joe Kittinger (30 mins)

10:30 a.m.

Door Prize Draw:

  • Global One - 45-minute simulator demonstration ride
  • Lego Blue Power Jet
  • 2 Allegiant Tickets
  • L3 Experience - 30-minute simulator ride & 1-hour flight in a Cirrus SR-20
  • 737-800 Model Airplane

10:45 a.m.

Aerobatics Display - Keith Lickteig

10:50 a.m.

Draw for Young Eagles Plane Rides*

11:00 a.m.

Speaker: John Leenhouts (30 mins) 

11:30 a.m.

Door Prize Draw: 

  • Predator 2 Drone 
  • Orlando Sanford Flight Training - Discovery Flight
  • Kennedy Space Center - Florida 2 pack (2 admission tickets)
  • Gift Cards & Cooler
  • 737-800 Model Airplane

11:50 a.m.

Draw for Young Eagles plane rides*

12:30 p.m.

Door Prize Draw:

  • Advanced Composites: MD500 Tail Rotor Blade Clock
  • L3 Experience - 30-minute simulator ride & 1-hour flight in a Cirrus SR-20
  • B-25 Model Airplane
  • 4 NASCAR Experience Tickets
  • 737-800 Model Airplane

12:50 p.m.

Draw for Young Eagles Plane Rides*

1:00 p.m.

Aerobatics Display - Keith Lickteig

1:30 p.m.

Door Prize Draw: 

  • 2 Allegiant Tickets
  • Global One - 45-minute simulator demonstration ride
  • Lego Sopwith Camel
  • Orlando Sanford Flight Training - Discovery Flight
  • 737-800 Model Airplane

2:00pm

Event Close

                                           *Young Eagles Flights throughout the day!                           





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