Flying Team Competes at 2012 Nationals

After finishing 3rd Overall at the 2011 Regional SAFECON competition, the Flying Team advanced to the 2012 National competition hosted by Kansas State University in Salina, Kansas.  The Flying Team placed 8th Overall in the nation, 8th in Ground Events and 9th in Flight Events.  Congratulations to our Flying Team!


2012 NIFA

(Front, Left to Right): Jimmy Libuszowski (SCAN Coach), Kevin Miller (Aircraft Recognition Team Coach), Julia Hamlin, Nick Kazanjian (Secretary), Howard Pae (Captain), Karyn Wojcik (Co-Treasurer), Phil Pickar, Christine Wintczak (SIM Coach), Erin Tilev (Head Coach)

(Back, Left to Right): Ryan Yochum (Assistant Captain), Joe McElwee (Navigation Team Coach), Oscar Santoyo, Michael McGarry, Dan Nusbaum (Computer Coach), Matt Paarlberg (Co-Treasurer), Jeff Beck (Landings Team Coach), Matt Niermann, Chris Royer

NIFA Spring 2012

(Left to Right) Erin Tilev, Karyn Wojcik



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