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Career Presentations

Tailored to meet the needs of many different age groups and organizations, these presentations focus on a broad spectrum of aviation careers and the skills needed to be successful.

Elementary Aviation Presentations

Presentations are centered around preschool — grade 6. Included are many hands-on activities that incorporate art, writing, reading, math, and science and involve all aspects of aviation.

History and Principles of Flight Presentations

Students in grades 4–12, this presentation takes students through the inception of flight to the space exploration of today. Students' use of math, geography, history, science, and listening skills are incorporated.

Contact Information

We would be happy to set up a time to visit! For more information contact Darlene Dahlseide at darlene.dahlseide@state.mn.us or 651-234-7248.

Aviation Education Events

Minnesota Aviation Art Contest

Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp

Each summer the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Office of Aeronautics co-sponsor the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Camp. ACE Camp is open to Minnesota students who will be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. ACE Camp allows students to explore a wide variety of aviation careers, and all aspects of the aviation, and the aerospace industries through tours and hands-on projects. Campers are also given the opportunity to fly in a helicopter, pilot a single-engine aircraft, and take the controls of a glider.