Former Dallas Cowboy Russell Maryland celebrates students’ aviation education efforts

Former Dallas Cowboy Russell Maryland celebrates students’ aviation education efforts
March 26, 2013
Aviation Essay Winners
ARLINGTON – A year-long school tour with former Dallas Cowboy Russell Maryland and aviation professionals culminated March 23 when students selected through an essay competition will fly a full-motion aircraft simulator at CAE at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, the largest corporate aviation training center in the world.

March 26, 2013
By NDG Staff writer
North Dallas Gazette

CAE provides civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crew members yearly. High school students who attended one of approximately 15 aviation outreach events in the last year and submitted an essay about why an aviation and aerospace career is of interest were eligible for the event at CAE with Maryland and aviation professionals.

Maryland, who is a three-time Super Bowl Champion with the Dallas Cowboys and two-time National Champion with the University of Miami, is committed to impressing upon youth the value of education. He teamed up with aviation staff at the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) to visit area schools and bring flight simulators to excite and educate students about careers in aviation.

The effort, also intended to generally pique students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, complemented the launch of the new North Texas aviation and aerospace career website.

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