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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Fly-in Supports WNCC Aviation Club


October 17, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

Han Gil Choi, David Lee, and Mario Dominguez watch as Payton Schott makes more pancakes at the Fly-in Saturday.

Western Nebraska Community College students traded their textbooks and wrenches for spatulas and paper plates Saturday morning, serving pilots and the community a breakfast of sausage, pancakes, coffee and juice.

It is an event that is part fly-in, part fundraiser for the Flying Club. Proceeds from the breakfast help with costs of field trips for the Aviation Maintenance students, and to help fund flying lessons.

WNCC has the only Federal Aviation Administration approved 147 program in the state of Nebraska, according to Mike Mitchell. Mitchell has been teaching aviation maintenance since 1...

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