Pompeo tours NIAR facility at former KS Coliseum
Monday, July 22, 2013 11:40 AM

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) visited the Aircraft Structural Test and Evaluation Center (ASTEC) at the Kansas Coliseum's former Britt Brown Arena recently to check on progress at the new facility, part of Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR).

Pompeo is a proponent of aviation and recently assisted the institute with obtaining a unique 500-kip load frame for testing materials, which is now installed and working at the new ASTEC facility.

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Contact: Tracee Friess, 316-978-5597 or tfriess@niar.wichita.edu.
Created on Jul 22, 2013 11:40 AM; Last modified on Jul 22, 2013 11:42 AM