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Social studies teacher Katie Kelly poses in front of a plane after passing her Private Pilot License Exam and FAA check ride on October 31, 2008. She completed the tests at Mt. Comfort Airport (now Indianapolis Regional Airport).

Q&A with social studies teacher Katie Kelly on aviation hobby

Maddie Misterka October 9, 2020

What prompted you to want to learn piloting? As a kid, I was always interested in aviation. When we went to airshows, I was always more interested in the planes than my brother was, and I was always interested...

Junior Olivia Sarjent packs her suitcase. She said traveling alone allows for more independence.

Traveling out of state alone gives more freedom, experience

Sam Hawkins December 12, 2019

When junior Olivia Sarjent was a freshman, she, as a member of the color guard, traveled with the marching band to southern California for a competition. The trip only happens every four years, and the...

What Are the Odds?: Boeing 737 crashes exacerbate consumer fears, despite other everyday events being more dangerous

What Are the Odds?: Boeing 737 crashes exacerbate consumer fears, despite other everyday events being more dangerous

Heidi Peng April 19, 2019

Just six minutes after its takeoff on March 10, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed, killing all 157 people on board. This was the second crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in under six months. While...

HIGH FLYER: John Lawless boards his aircraft at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport. JOHN LAWLESS / SUBMITTED PHOTO

Sophomore John Lawless aspires to use his experience as a student pilot to achieve his goals in aviation

15min January 24, 2013

What made you want to learn how to fly a plane? I always thought planes were cool since I was a kid, and, well, I never outgrew it. I was the kid on the baseball diamond who would always look up...

Sky High

15min October 20, 2010

Junior Ateev Gupta flies as a student pilot at Montgomery Aviation By Chris li <[email protected]> When did you first begin flying? Somewhere between eighth grade and ninth grade, I took a demo...

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