Aviation Contract

Doss Aviation has been awarded a contract worth up to $178 million.

The contract awarded to the Colorado Springs-based company yesterday will provide ground school and flight training to Air Force students.

Colorado Senator Wayne Allard said in a statement that Doss will begin with a one-year, $3.3 million deal, which includes nine, one-year options.

The company will also provide some flight training courses for undergraduates and will screen between 1,200 and 1,700 students annually.

The majority of the training will take place at Pueblo Municipal Airport.