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Beyond The Flight Plan

Cobi Pimental: Commercial Aviation & UAS: Kailua, Hawaii

Growing up, Cobi Pimental had planned to pursue a career in the medical field, like his three sisters, aunt and uncle had.

Then one day he flew a plane. And everything changed.

From then on, Cobi knew he wanted to fly. That was it – he had no other plan in mind. This led him from his home in Hawaii to the University of North Dakota’s Commercial Aviation program. 

Initially, he planned to focus solely on his degree and joining a commercial airline. His plan was simple: Take the classes. Get the degree. Leave. But just as his original plan had changed, so, too, did this one when Cobi learned of the UND Flying Team.

Here more about Cobi’s UND experiences and his advice to new students.