Helicopters coming to Briggs Field Sept. 19


The MIT Army ROTC program, in conjunction with the MIT Flying Club, will sponsor a training event Wednesday, Sept. 19, from noon to 4 p.m. at Briggs Field that will include the take off and landing of two Rhode Island Army National Guard helicopters during several orientation flights. Interested students and other MIT community members will also have the opportunity to view the aircraft up close and to speak with the flight crews. MIT Dean of Undergraduate Education Daniel Hastings is among the special guests scheduled to fly with the students. For more information, contact Dave Gowel at goweld@mit.edu.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 19, 2007 (download PDF).


Topics: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Special events and guest speakers

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