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Plane ride gives students a taste of aviation careers

High school juniors participate in Aviation Day on April 18 at Schenectady County Airport. The purpose of the event was to give them a taste of piloting an airplane and encourage them to enroll in a new one-year aviation course.
High school juniors participate in Aviation Day on April 18 at Schenectady County Airport. The purpose of the event was to give them a taste of piloting an airplane and encourage them to enroll in a new one-year aviation course.
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A few students recently got a free plane ride at Schenectady County Airport. It was just a quick, 30-minute trip around a portion of the Capital Region in a Cessna two-seater plane. Christopher LeClair, a junior at Middleburgh High School, said it was a cool experience because he got to see Saratoga Lake and Ballston Lake while in flight. “It was a little nerve-wracking but when you get up there, you’re kind of surrounded by ...


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