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Bartl completes instrument rating in RMC aviation program


BILLINGS, May 13, 2015 – Jonathon Bartl has completed his FAA instrument rating at Rocky Mountain College. Jonathon is the son of Daniel and Carol Bartl of Clinton, Wash., and is a freshman majoring in aeronautical science at Rocky Mountain College.

The Aeronautical Science program includes a four-year baccalaureate degree that prepares graduates for careers as professional pilots. Jonathon plans to complete his commercial pilot rating this year, which will include training in glass cockpit aircraft, as another milestone towards his goal of flying for a cargo or private company.

Approximately 100 students are enrolled in the aviation program at Rocky Mountain College, making it one of the largest academic programs at the College. Founded in 1878, RMC is Montana’s oldest institution of higher education. The College prides itself on its unique tradition of educating leaders and professionals through academic excellence, transformational learning, and shared responsibility and stewardship.

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.

RMC also offers distinctive undergraduate programs in aviation and equestrian studies along with graduate programs in accountancy, physician assistant studies, and educational leadership.

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