John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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ATC grad Rebecca Roberts finishes on time because of online, enroll anytime courses through UND’s Office of Extended Learn

Categories: Aviation

Jessica Fushi UND Office of Extended Learning student writer (5/23/16) University of North Dakota alumna Rebecca Roberts is a well-rounded individual. Growing up in South Portland, Maine, she had an array of interests. She was a cheerleader, field hockey champion and was an aviation enthusiast, specifically, air traffic control (ATC). It was in seventh grade […]

UND Aerospace earns FAA’s top ranking in safety (University Newsletter 04/14/16)

Categories: Aviation

The John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences has received notification from the Federal Aviation Administration acknowledging UND as having an accepted Safety Management System (SMS). In a letter dated March 9, 2016, the FAA stated, “The Federal Aviation Administration congratulates UND on this significant accomplishment in implementing a fully functional SMS in accordance with […]

North Dakota UAS Test Site Announces Contract with NASA

Categories: Aviation

NORTH DAKOTA UAS TEST SITE ANNOUNCES CONTRACT WITH NASA BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that it has been awarded a five-year contract to support National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unmanned aircraft systems research. Under this contract the North Dakota Department of Commerce, operating through the Northern Plains UAS Test Site, has […]

UND’s Aerobatic Team is an eight-time national champion

Categories: Aviation

The University of North Dakota Aerobatic Team flew past the competition last year to lock up yet another national championship – its eighth in a row. The International Aerobatic Club announced the 2015 season results for the Eagle Collegiate National Championship Award Program: the University of North Dakota ranked No. 1. Earning this honor for […]

Tim Leonard, UND Alum, appointed VP, Flight Operations, FedEx (email sent from N. Janneck 11/18/15)

Categories: Aviation

News VP Flight Operations Announcement Nov 17, 2015 • Jim Bowman I am pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Tim Leonard as Vice President, Flight Operations, effective December 1st, 2015. Tim joins us from Southwest Airlines, where a varied and distinguished background in commercial aviation has made him the perfect choice to lead our […]

UND Flying Team wins top honors in regional SAFECON competition (U-Letter, 10/20/15 – Jan Orvik)

Categories: Aviation

Region 5 Champions from left to right: Timothy Nicosia, Cooper Pallasch, Alex Browne, Steven Kinney, Mitchell Rufer, Justin Therriault, Dana Atkins, Ben Eidem, Glenn Dodd, Justin Bauer, Austin Waite. UND student pilots win top-scoring individual male and female rankings The University of North Dakota Flying Team won the top spot by a commanding lead in […]