Southeastern hosting Regional Collegiate Flying Competition in October

Members of the Southeastern Flight team are, left to right, Kyle Lyons, Alex Gowen, Landon Clark, Peyton Kirby, Braden Weber, Jinseong Park, Tatiana Beach, Nathan Lopez, Alex Craycraft, Luke Weigel, Damian Ramirez, and Danny Hair. Photo: SE Communications.

SE Communications

DURANT – Southeastern Oklahoma State University is hosting the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s (NIFA) Region IV SAFECON Oct. 16-20.

Ten flight teams from colleges and universities in Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana will be vying to earn an invitation to the national SAFECON (Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference) next spring in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Teams will compete in the following events:

Ground Events 

SCAN (Simulated Comprehensive Aircraft Navigation), E6B (Manuel Flight Computer), Aircraft Recognition, SIM, Preflight Inspection

Flight Events 

Power Off Landings, Short-Field Landing, Message Drop, Navigation

Among the teams scheduled to compete are Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma State University, Delta State University, Louisiana Tech University, and LeTourneau University.

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