DSU, Horizon Helicopters Announce Flight Training Partnership
Delaware State University and Horizon Helicopters, Inc. Monday signed an agreement to create a flight training partnership. The partnership will be the first between a helicopter training organization and a university or college aviation program in the northeastern U.S.
Alton Thompson, DSU provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, Amir Mohammadi, DSU executive vice president, and Capt. Stephen Speed, director of the DSU Aviation Program, joined Horizon Helicopters owner Harry Griffith in signing the agreement.
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DSU, Horizon Helicopter Ink Agreement to Provide Flight Training
Delaware State University has expanded the training options of its Aviation Program by signing a new agreement with Horizon Helicopters, Inc., of Newark, Del.
The agreement – signed today at the Horizon Helicopters facility – establishes a University flight training partnership with the company to provide helicopter training as a new option in DSU’s Professional Pilot concentration of its Bachelor of Science in Aviation Program.
Now DSU aviation students can choose between flight training on fixed-wing aircraft and/or on helicopters. The helicopter flight training will take place at the Horizon facility in Newark. The new partnership also opens the door for military veterans to use their Department of Defense benefits to enroll in the program.