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50th Anniversary Celebration of NMC Aviation

September 28, 2017

The NMC Aviation Program is setting its sights on the next 50 years! We celebrated the event with alumni, friends, and industry partners through two memorable events.

Thursday, September 28:

Symposiom logoSYMPOSIUM: This event gave students, alumni, staff, faculty, and industry partners the chance to gather and discuss the hot topics and trends impacting both commercial and business aviation. We were honored to have keynote speaker Major Benjamin Donberg, Chief of the Fighter Portfolio in the Secretary of the Air Force’s Legislative Liaison office, share a state of the industry from his seat at the table.

Gala logoGALA CELEBRATION: Former students and faculty, supportive community members, and industry leaders met up at this fun and inspiring dinner event at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. We were honored to have keynote speaker Major General Brian Bishop, Retired, United States Air Force and now one of NMC’s esteemed flight instructors. It was a night to celebrate the program milestones and people who've made NMC Aviation the premier program it is today.

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Check out photos from the Gala Celebration!

Thank you sponsors!

  • Envoy Airlines
  • Alfie Logo Gear
  • Amway Aviation
  • Avflight
  • Avfuel
  • Cherry Capital Airport
  • Kim Hagerty & Antonio Simao
  • Northern Jet Management
  • Republic Airlines
  • SkyWest Airlines
  • Textron Aviation