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Top Hawk Viewing Party!

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Come join us for the Top Hawk Viewing Party March 30th 

Textron Aviation selected California Aeronautical University
for their 2018 Top Hawk program! Chosen out of many
aviation universities across the country, the University
will receive a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172.
Join us for the Top Hawk Viewing Party as we celebrate
the arrival of the new aircraft.

1450 Boughton Drive, Bakersfield
– See the Top Hawk CAU aircraft
– Meet the Top Hawk flight crew
– Tour the campus
Appetizers will be provided.

California Aeronautical University (CAU), located on Meadows International Airport, was selected out of many aviation universities across the United States to become a Top Hawk University. The University’s selection was in large part due to CAU students who managed the application process, including a video application. https://youtu.be/jKJ_uu5okZg

The new aircraft will significantly impact the University’s efforts in promoting aviation right here in Kern County, as well as across the country. As the looming pilot shortage calls for more qualified pilots, the Top Hawk aircraft will help CAU education youth about aviation careers, support flight training, and university recruiting efforts.

Mr. Matthew A. Johnston has over 23 years of experience serving various roles in education and is currently serving as the President of California Aeronautical University. He maintains memberships and is a supporting participant with several aviation promoting and advocacy associations including University Aviation Association (UAA), Regional Airline Association (RAA), AOPA, NBAA, and EAA with the Young Eagles program.  He is proud of his collaboration with airlines, aviation businesses and individual aviation professionals who are working with him to develop California Aeronautical University as a leader in educating aviation professionals.


March 30
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


California Aeronautical University


California Aeronautical University
1450 Boughton Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308 United States
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