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K-State Salina

Continuing Education
2310 Centennial Road
105 Student Activities Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196


855-552-0079 toll free



Aviation Fixation 2.0: A Day in the Life of a Pilot

June 9-11, 2014

Registration for this program has closed.

Experience the life a pilot and enhance your aviation knowledge with the K-State Salina Flight Team. Program highlights include:

  • Flight planning, including use of aerial maps and meteorology
  • Pre-flight check of aircraft
  • Fly in a K-State Salina plane
 Day 1Day 2Day 3
12:45-1:15 pmCheck-inCheck-inCheck-in
1:15-2:00 pmAviation map readingParts of an airplane and why pilots check themOverview of communications
2:00-3:00 pmRoute planning & weatherWeight and balanceCareer as a pilot
3:00-3:30 pmBreak in Student Life CenterBreak in Student Life CenterBreak in Student Life Center
3:30-4:45 pmAircraft performanceAircraft walk around/Take off and landingFlight in a K-State plane
4:45-5:15 pmCheck-outCheck-outCheck-out



Registration is now open! Use the button at the bottom of this page to access the registration form.

This program is intended for students entering 6th-8th grade. Program registration is limited to 15 participants. Registration deadline is June 1, 2014. Upon successful registration, participant will receive email confirmation with further details about program.


$100 if registered by May 26, 2014

$110 on May 27, 2014 or after

Registration includes:

  • All camp supplies
  • Flight in K-State aircraft with certified flight instructor*
  • Your own set of pilot wings
  • Snack each day

*Participants not wishing to participate in flight should contact Continuing Education prior to registering.

Registration requirements:

  • Completed registration form, access through the Register button at the bottom of this page
  • Signed copy of Participation Waiver submitted to the Professional Education & Outreach office.
  • Copy of medical card (front and back) submitted to the Professional Education & Outreach office
  • Signed copy of Department of Aviation agreement submitted to the Professional Education & Outreach office.

Participants and their parent/guardian should also review and understand the Discover Program participant expectations.


Registration for this event gives consent for photographs, publicity and inclusion on the participant list unless the Professional Education & Outreach office is notified in writing at salce@ksu.edu prior to the start date.

A group photo will be taken on the first day of the program. Additional photos and recordings will be taken at the discretion of program coordinators.


Substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Salina Professional Education & Outreach office to request a substitution.


Payment is required by the event date. We accept VISA, MasterCard and Discover credit cards or you can pay by check. To make a payment by credit card call 785-826-2633 or toll free 855-552-0079.  Checks should be made to K-State Salina Professional Education & Outreach and mailed to K-State Salina Professional Education & Outreach, 2310 Centennial Road, Salina KS 67401.


You should receive an email confirmation of registration and statement or invoice within 24 hours of registering. If you do not, please email salce@ksu.edu or call 785-826-2633 or toll free 855-552-0079.


Cancellations are the individual’s responsibility. Cancellations must be received by K-State Salina Professional Education & Outreach by 5:00 PM CST on the registration deadline date. Refunds will only be honored if the cancellation is received by the registration deadline. A $20 administrative fee will be deducted from the refund.

Cancellations received after the deadline are not eligible for a refund. Registrants who do not cancel their registration are responsible for the registration fee even if they do not attend and have not paid the fee.

K-State Salina Professional Education & Outreach may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If the event is canceled or postponed, the Professional Education & Outreach office will refund registration fees, but cannot be held responsible for costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.


A participant with a disability who needs accommodations or has special dietary requirements should indicate services needed at the time of registration. If you have further questions please contact Professional Education & Outreach at 785-826-2633; (TTY) 785-532-4807. Early notification is requested to ensure that accommodations can be provided in a timely manner.


Kansas State University is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, military status, veteran status, or other non-merit reasons, in admissions, educational programs or activities and employment, including employment of disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam Era, as required by applicable laws and regulations. Responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, has been delegated to the Director of Affirmative Action, Kansas State University, 214 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-0124, (Phone) 785-532-6220; (TTY) 785-532-4807. Revised April 22, 2008.

Protected categories include: race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status.


If you have any questions regarding the event or your registration, please contact the Professional Education & Outreach office at 785-826-2633 or toll free 855-552-0079 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or email salce@ksu.edu.