Aviation fees soar high above those of average student

Hayley Haning was flying a plane every day by the time she was 14, long before she learned to drive a car. By the time she was 18, she was in flight classes in her native West Virginia, and the now-21-year-old aviation major has earned her instrument-rate private pilot certificate. Haning said Eastern’s aviation program is the best she had seen, and she wanted to be a part of it. However, her degree leading to a commercial pilot license will cost her $51,690, which is more than the standard EKU tuition.

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