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Shepherd University offering flight training, education


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Shepherd University is partnering with an airport and a company to bring flight training and education to West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle.

Under an agreement announced Monday, business students at Shepherd can take a ground school class at the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport through Bravo Flight Training of Frederick, Maryland, the university said in a news release.

Upon completing the class, students can use it toward academic credit in their program. Ground school teaches several aviation-related topics such as the weather and learning how airplanes fly.

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