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Two locals compete in 2012 air race

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The sky is the limit — literally — for two locals. Louisiana Tech graduate in aviation, Jessica Vinson, and Tech aviation student, Jessica Lowery, recently embarked on an adventure of a lifetime.

Through sponsorship, these ladies were able to participate in the 2012 Air Race Classic, which is a cross-country, all-female airplane relay.

Approximately four days in length, Vinson and Lowery are required to make certain stops and are prohibited from flying at night or in poor weather conditions.

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