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CWU, company work to resolve flight contract

Central Washington University's contracted flight trainer has new planes parked at Bowers Field in Ellensburg, part of what the school's chief of staff calls a strong show of good faith that the company and university will be able to resolve the dispute that seemingly left CWU’s aviation students without pilot training.

CWU Chief of Staff and Director of Public Affairs Linda Schactler said IASCO Flight Training of Redding, Calif., received a buyout offer just weeks before it was supposed to start work as the aviation program’s flight trainer.

The offer prompted IASCO and the buyer to check all the company’s assets and contracts, delaying work on the contract with Central, she said.

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