Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, March 14, 2017

SD Mines to Host Flight Night with Aero Design

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 14, 2017) – The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s Aero Design team will host Flight Night from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, and Tuesday, April 4, on campus. 

Students will have the opportunity to tour the lab where the Aero Design team designs and builds its plane, fly the simulator the team trains on to prepare for national competition, watch a flying demonstration and build their own balsa wood plane to take home.

The hands-on event is designed to teach students about the physics behind flight and show them possible future careers in industry.

The cost is $25, and limited scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information or to register, visit http://www.sdsmt.edu/FlightNight/.


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Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,654 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $61,300. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat

Contact: Dani Mason, (605) 394-2554, danielle.mason@sdsmt.edu