Boeing 727 becomes a new classroom at Mohawk Collegeby TheSpecTV | 189 days ago | 2659 page views
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Before it was a “living laboratory” for Mohawk aviation students, a Boeing 727 belonged to infamous hotel baroness Leona Helmsley and then to a Lebanese oil tycoon who turned it into a luxury suite for two.
The plane — donated to the college by Kelowna Flightcraft — now sits on a tarmac behind a hangar at the Hamilton airport where college students study to become aviation technicians.
The aircraft was officially handed over to Mohawk in a ceremony Thursday.
“This really is a dream come true for many of us at the college,” said Cheryl Jensen, vice-president of academics. “We are able to offer our students an experience few can match.”
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