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Prince William Hosts Aircrew Prep School

posted Jul 8, 2018, 10:11 AM by Kmberly C. Frady   [ updated Jul 8, 2018, 10:37 AM ]
MANASSAS, VA Prince William Composite Squadron of the Virginia Wing hosted the 2018 Group Three Aircrew Prep School Invitational on Saturday, July 7th, for 15 students at Dulles Aviation Inc., at the Manassas Regional Airport. The 8-hour prep school agenda was coordinated by Lt. Col. Dan Mostacciuolo. Students were able to complete their Familiarization & Preparation Courses (F&P) in Mission Scanner, Mission Observer, and Aerial Photography in preparation for the Group 1 & 3 Aircrew School held on 14 July in Lynchburg, VA.Instructors were 2d. Lt. Erik Karlson of Burke Composite Squadron for Mission Scanner, Lt. Col. Tim Day of Prince William for Mission Observer, and Lt. Col. Dan Mostacciuolo, also of Prince William, for Aerial Photography. Units represented were Herndon, Leesburg, and Prince William Composite Squadrons.

Special thanks to Dulles Aviation Inc., for their generous and continuous support of Civil Air Patrol and Prince William Composite Squadron.

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