We are at least in the top 12! We got the call late Friday night. We were super excited to find out. We won't know our final standing until the banquet on Sunday, but we can't be any lower than 12. We also know that both Embry Riddle schools got their plane inspected. So the top three collegiate teams are Indiana State, Embry Riddle Prescott, and Embry Riddle Daytona.
I thought it would be appropriate to thank some of the people that helped us be a part of the Air Race Classic. First, the College of Technology, specifically Dean Foster, who found the money to sponsor us. I'd also like to thank all of the aviation faculty for cheering us on during the last week. You can read more at http://www.indstate.edu/tech/
We would also like to thank John Layne and Dixie Chopper Air for reducing the rental rate for the Diamond DA-40 that we flew during the race. You can read more about Dixie Chopper at http://dixiechopperair.com/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1. If you are interested in Diamond aircraft you can read more at http://www.diamondaircraft.com/aircraft/da40.php
We appreciate Andy Bradley taking the time to come up with the coolest decals for our airplane. She's the sexiest plane on the line.
We also had the support of our family and friends, which was awesome. Thanks for all the calls, emails, texts, and facebook posts. It's nice knowing that so many people at home are cheering us on.
Check out the blog on Sunday night to find out how we placed!