The Public is Invited to Soar Above Mercer County
at Pennies Per Pound Flight Fair March 24
WINDSOR, N.J. -- The public is invited to see the region from a
new perspective -- soaring above Mercer County -- at Mercer County
Community College's Flight Fair on Saturday, March 24, 2007, from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, March 25.
the college's Aviation faculty will offer small-plane rides, taking
off from the college's hangar at Trenton-Mercer Airport. The cost
is 20 cents per pound (weights are kept secret), with a minimum
charge of $8 and a maximum of $22 per person.
from the air.
ride is a beautiful way to see the area, says Aviation Professor
Jerry Kuhl. Proceeds will benefit the college's Flight Team, which
took first place at the Region VII competition of the National
Intercollegiate Flying Association last fall. Proceeds from this
event will help the team finance its trip to the national competition
at Ohio State University in May.
The Trenton-Mercer Airport is located in Ewing Township. Visitors
should take I-95 to the Scotch Road exit, then follow the signs
to Ronson Aviation. The college's hangar is down the road to the
right of Ronson. Food and beverages will be available. Call 609-530-1272
for more information. For more detailed directions click
Community College offers an associate degree program in Flight
Technology that attracts students from throughout the state and
region. The college owns a fleet of airplanes housed at the Trenton-Mercer
Aviation program (page 12)
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