MIT Flying Club @ MIT Science Museum’s Rockets and Flight Event

The Club participated in the MIT Science Museum’s Rockets and Flight Event on Saturday Feb.6.    Kids had lots of fun trying to fly (on simulator).  Thanks for the help from our club members and friends!

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Meet us @ MIT Museum: Rockets and Flight on Feb. 6

Meet us at MIT Museum’s Science on Saturday: Rockets and Flight, and learn about aeronautical and astronautical engineering. There will be displays and activities. Around 1,300 attendees are expected for this event.

We will be running a couple tables and our flight simulator to introduce kids to aviation. Hope to see you there.

When: Saturday Feb.6, 10-11am

Where: MIT’s Kresge Auditorium: 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Winter Flyout to Long Island on Sunday, February 7th

MIT Flying Club will be hosting a winter flyout to Republic Airport (KFRG), an airport on Long Island on Sunday, February 7th.

We will fly down the Hudson River corridor on the way there for some great views of the Manhattan skyline and the south shore of Long Island. Once there, we will grab some lunch and go to the American Airpower Museum to see their aircraft collection.

Interested in joining us, please sign up the passenger signup form: http://goo.gl/forms/aNaTg9ES8D

Please contact the Exec Board for any questions about this flyout: flying-exec@mit.edu

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Upcoming events — Panel discussion: Insights into aviation and aerospace consulting – with BCG & McKinsey

Panel discussion: Insights into aviation and aerospace consulting

— with MIT/Harvard alumni, senior consultants from Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey

When: Thursday, Nov.6th, 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM

Where: MIT Building 4-163

Discussion Topics including:

>  What trends are emerging in AeroAstro sectors ( technologies, strategies) ?

>  What types of problems consultants help resolve for aviation or aerospace companies?

>  What to prepare as an engineering student for a career in AeroAstro consulting?

Organizers:  MIT Consulting Club & MIT Flying Club

Please RSVP here, so we know how much foods to prepare.

*If you plan to apply job or internship with these companies, please bring your resume to the event.

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Welcome BBQ + Meet Matt Guthmiller, the new Guinness World Record™ holder

Join us for the semester’s welcome BBQ — to learn more about our club, meet other pilots or just get some free food and meet new people!

We also invited Matt Guthmiller, a current MIT student who completed around the world solo flight this summer, and thus became the new Guinness World Record™ holder as the youngest person to fly solo around the world! Matt will share his summer flight experience with us during this event.

When: Saturday, September 27, 1:30 ~3:30 PM
Where: Kresge BBQ Pits, behind the Kresge Auditorium, front of the Zesiger Center

— MIT Flying Club Exec Team

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Info: AeroAstro Centennial Symposium

Dear Members,

Here is an event we thought you may be interested in:

MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics is holding a Centennial Symposium from October 22-24, 2014. The Centennial Symposium features some of the most illustrious names in aerospace.

More details: http://aeroastro.mit.edu/aeroastro100/centennial-symposium

Blue skies,

MIT Flying Club Exec Team

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