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Students represent Purdue at EAA AirVenture

Six Purdue aviation technology student ambassadors and three recruitment staff members have been representing the department at the weeklong EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The group has a booth in the exhibit hall and is talking with thousands of guests about Purdue aviation programs as well as recruiting prospective students.

Air venture attracts nearly half a million enthusiasts every year.

Aviation students represent Purdue at EAA AirVenture

by Mark Thom, associate professor of aviation technology

At the end of July, 14 students and I traveled to the annual EAA Oshkosh AirVenture exposition and air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The weeklong international event is considered to be one of the premier gathering spots for aviators, aerospace companies, and industry enthusiasts from around the world, where over 200,000 people and thousands of aircraft typically visit each year.

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