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By Ash Brownd Alumnus brings back flag after fighting in Afghanistan Most Americans were busy celebrating the independence of our nation with grills and fireworks on July 4 of this year. Capt. Christopher Davis, on the other hand, was in Afghanistan taking part in a night sortie, or defensive attack. …

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Skyhawks land at LU

Skyhawk — The 10,000th Cessna aircraft was given a new home at Freedom Aviation. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

SOA receives 10,000th Cessna The Cessna Aircraft Company reached a milestone when it delivered its 10,000th single engine aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, to Liberty University Aug. 28. The aircraft, along with two other Skyhawks, was delivered from the Textron Aviation Independence Facility, which made its first delivery in June 1996. …

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Aeronautics assists Virginia Tech

Drone — Jordan Bates (left) and Trevor Briggs (right) at work. Photo provided

Unmanned Aircraft Systems program plays role in FAA’s selection of drone test site The Liberty University School of Aeronautics (SOA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program played a role in securing a UAS test site at Virginia Tech Dec. 20, 2013, according to John Marselus, the director of Liberty UAS. Marselus …

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