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Hanson completes private pilot certificate in RMC aviation programHanson

BILLINGS, June 28, 2015 – Adam Hanson has completed his FAA private pilot certificate at Rocky Mountain College. Adam is the son of Todd and Wendy Hanson of Hamilton, Mont., and is a sophomore majoring in aeronautical science at Rocky Mountain College. Adam plans to complete his instrument rating this year, which will include training in glass cockpit aircraft. Adam graduated from Hamilton High School in 2014.

The RMC aeronautical science program includes a four-year baccalaureate degree that prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots. Approximately 100 students are enrolled in the RMC aviation program, making it one of the largest academic programs at the College. Founded in 1878, RMC is Montana’s oldest institution of higher education.

A private, liberal arts-rooted college offering more than 50 major concentrations, RMC has a diverse population of approximately 1,000 students who represent 48 states and 22 countries. The College prides itself on its unique tradition of educating leaders and professionals through academic excellence, transformational learning, and shared responsibility and stewardship.

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