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Western Michigan University College of Aviation celebrates 75 years of aviation education. From modest beginnings in 1939, our curriculum has expanded to offer degrees in aviation flight science, aviation management and operations, and aviation maintenance technology. We currently have a fleet of advanced training aircraft, modern facilities in Battle Creek and more than 740 undergraduate students in the program.
With this book, we take a look back. We celebrate the visionaries of the past who helped us realize our current successes. We commemorate the events and advancements in our storied aviation program. And we look to the bright future that lies before us.
Western Michigan University
Aviation and Space Education
Citation for published book
Thinnes, Tom, Steve Jones, Gilbert Sinclair, Raymond Thompson. Ascending Higher : The Story of Aviation at Western. Western Michigan University College of Aviation: Kalamazoo, MI, 2014.
Thinnes, Tom Sr.; Jones, Steve; Sinclair, Gil; and Thompson, Raymond, "Ascending Higher: The Story of Aviation at Western" (2014). All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors. 776.