Wipaire launches Gateway to Success Program for A&P students

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

BRAINERD, Minn. — Wipaire has launched a new program designed to develop and retain talented young airframe and powerplant mechanics. The Gateway to Success program is comprised of several checkpoints for aspiring maintenance technicians. Continue Reading →

Hiring forecast

Posted on March 15th, 2014 by

FORT WORTH, Texas — According to JSfirm.com, the online aviation job board, 91% of aviation companies surveyed expect to hire employees in 2014. Continue Reading →

Piper named a ‘Best Place to Work’

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by

VERO BEACH, Florida — Piper Aircraft has earned distinction from Workforce Solutions as one of the best places to work at the 11th Annual Indian River County “Best Place to Work” awards for employers with more than 50 employees. Continue Reading →

Soar into aviation careers at Lewis University conference

Posted on November 2nd, 2013 by

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — An exploration of career possibilities available in aviation will take place during the annual Aviation Career Conference Nov. 23 in the Harold White Aviation Center on Lewis University’s main campus. This free conference is designed for anyone... Continue Reading →

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The Institute for Aerospace Education wins Aviation Achievement Award

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Institute for Aerospace Education has been presented the 2013 Aviation Achievement award by the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame. Continue Reading →

Airline cockpit still a dream for many

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

The cockpit of a Part 121 airline is still the dream of many pilots. However, following the Colgan Airlines accident in 2009, Congress passed a law requiring all airline pilots hold an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate. That certificate requires... Continue Reading →

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Boeing forecasts increased global demand for pilots, AMTs

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

Boeing projects the commercial aviation industry will need more than 1 million new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. Projected pilot demand is increasing worldwide, as is demand for... Continue Reading →

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Kids still dream of being a pilot

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by

A new poll conducted by British Airways shows that working as a pilot is still a dream job for some kids. Continue Reading →

Aviation Business & Career Forum added to NW Aviation Conf.

Posted on February 14th, 2013 by

PUYALLUP, Wash – The Northwest Aviation Conference is expanding to include a day for business and career sessions. Teaming with Pierce County Airport, Horizon Air, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Workforce Central, General Aviation News, Seaplane Pilots Assoc., King County Airport, Washington State... Continue Reading →

Mike Mertens, Manager of Regulatory Compliance, leads a discussion with students during a tour of Hangar D during Duncan Aviation’s Career Day, Adjust Your Altitude.

Duncan Aviation Career Day attracts 200

Posted on November 25th, 2012 by

LINCOLN, Neb. — Duncan Aviation recently welcomed 200 students, parents, counselors and teachers to its aviation career day, Adjust Your Altitude. The program was designed to educate, inspire and ignite students’ passion for the aviation industry, company officials said. Continue Reading →