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Saturday, April 15th, 2023
Purdue University Airport
West Lafayette, Indiana
1501 Aviation Drive West Lafayette IN, 47907
The first Purdue Aviation Day was held in 1911 on a grass landing strip, where the present-day Elliot Hall is located. Nearly 17,000 spectators from the region gathered to watch as two biplanes took to the sky.
Organized exclusively by student leaders within Purdue University's School of Aviation & Transportation Technology, Purdue Aviation Day (PAD), seeks to bring the industry and the Greater Lafayette community together in one big celebration of aviation.
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