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Beyond the flight plan

By getting involved in a wide range of activities, Leader in Action Cobi Pimental is supplementing his Commercial Aviation major at UND

A Hawaii native and a member of the UND Flying Team, Cobi Pimental has found the Commercial Aviation education he wanted at UND. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

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.

Read and watch more about Cobi and his successful career at UND.