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Students Spend Summer Building an Airplane

Feature Story image - Student Maddie Bach skillfully grinding the rib.
Student Maddie Bach skillfully grinding the rib.

During the school year, Pat Kenney can be found teaching 8th grade science at Will James School in Billings, MT. During the summer however, Pat is spending his time with a select group of students building a 1929 Northrup Primary Glider (Zogling RRG-1). Construction began in June and a test flight deadline has been set for April, 2017. When completed, this aircraft will be the fifth constructed by Pat and his team. Primarily geared toward high school students, this group of 14 consists of both high school and middle school students alike.

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Pilot Aircraft Registration.

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Montana State Aviation System Plan Update Video.

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Economic Impact Study.