UND Aviation Safety Association to Host Maintenance Day

(Grand Forks, North Dakota): The University of North Dakota (UND) Aviation Safety Association (ASA) will host the Second Annual Maintenance Day on Saturday, September 6 from 10:00-2:00 p.m. in the Maintenance hangar at the airport.

Activities include, but are not limited to: Arrow aircraft gear retraction demonstrations; a Warrior aircraft pre-flight challenge; a Cessna 172 display; helicopter displays, magneto demonstrations or get a closer look at Seminole, Arrow and Warrior systems! Talk with mechanics and get your questions answered, and/or talk with representatives from Aviation student organizations"and much, much more!

Maintenance Day is free and open to the public.

For more information about Maintenance Day, contact Meaghan Dunnquery @ meaghan.dunnquery@und.edu or 763-229-7099.

About UND Aerospace:

UND Aerospace, which includes the Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota and the UND Aerospace Foundation (UNDAF), is an international leader in collegiate and contract aviation education and training services flying over 100,000 hours per year in over 120 aircraft. UNDAF also has facilities in Spokane, Washington, with Spokane Falls Community College; Lumberton, North Carolina, with Robeson Community College; Phoenix, Arizona, in conjunction with Chandler-Gilbert Community College; and Crookston, Minnesota, with the University of Minnesota in addition to its home-base in Grand Forks, North Dakota. With more than 1,900 students from throughout the world, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences is the second largest college at the University of North Dakota. Undergraduate and graduate programs leading to a variety of rewarding careers in aerospace are offered through five different academic departments: aviation, atmospheric sciences, computer science, earth system science and policy, and space studies. The UND Aerospace training complex is the most technologically advanced environment for aerospace education, training and research in the world.

In 2008, UND Aerospace is celebrating its 40th anniversary. A series of regional alumni gatherings will be held across the country, as well as several events during UND’s Homecoming and 125th anniversary on October 13-18. For an updated listing of events, see www.undaerospace.com or www.undalumni.org. For more information on UND Aerospace, contact Karen Ryba at 701-777-4761 or go to www.aero.und.edu.