FLYING HIGH: Present at the announcement of the Southwest Airlines gift to Spartan College are, from left, Lamar Haynes, president of Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology – North Campus, and Bryan Swalell, Fleet Transactions Program Manager, Southwest Airlines (and former Spartan graduate).
ROSSY GILLE for GTR Newspapers
Southwest Airlines donate a CFM56-3B1 engine to the Tulsa-based Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology. The CFM56-3B1 is a high by-pass turbofan engine featured in Southwest’s 737-300 and 737-500 series aircraft. Spartan will house the engine at its north Tulsa campus, using it to enhance student-learning outcomes in Turbine Engine classes.
The Spartan College North Tulsa Campus is located at 7304 E. Apache St.