World-class aviation and aerospace training joined world-class research, design, testing and manufacturing in a ceremony Tuesday at the Wichita State University National Institute for Aviation Research booth (No. 1107).

NCAT has already opened its doors and offers 37 certifications and degrees. It contains 21 classrooms and 25 labs to provide hands-on, real-world training for up to 1,500 students. Construction for the $52-million center began in 2008.

Read the complete story published October 20, 2010 by Kirby J. Harrison at AINonline http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/national-aviation-training-center-opens-in-wichita-26995/