Students from MHS AFJROTC Put Aerospace Science Curriculum Into Action - literally
Students from MHS AFJROTC put Aerospace Science Curriculum Into Action - literally
AFJROTC Cadets from NC-931 visit JAARS (Jungle Aviation And Radio Service) in order to put the academic and classroom learning into experiential practicality. As guides led teams of students around the JAARS compound, students experienced a multitude of interactive opportunities to get their hands "dirty". They were taught and allowed to shoot rivets into sheet metal, learned basic aerodynamics, soldered electrical wiring, learned about the engineering department and observed a 3D printer in action. They also experienced simulators, JAARS 101 video, flight line, aircraft flying overhead and even got to sit in a cockpit.
JAARS is a non-profit organization that helps organizations receive day-to-day support that focuses on five main types of practical support: aviation, land transportation, water transportation, information technology, and media for Bible translation around the world. As a multidisciplinary team of problem-solvers, JAARS team members are committed to the transformation of communities all over the world through Bible translation in their own language. They do so through pilot training, aircraft mechanic training, mission aviation services, remote technology and communications support, and off-the-grid logistical solutions that help make Bible translation possible. Aviation is the core of their mission and provides a range of transportation services to a variety of people, including translators, support personnel, consultants, trainers, linguists, Christian mission organizations, hospitals, local people and governments. These services can also include medical evacuations and disaster relief work.