Aviation career fair slated

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

CLEARWATER, Fla. — National Aviation Academy (NAA) is hosting a fall career fair on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to the public. Companies scheduled to attend include: Aerotek, American Flyers, Boeing South Carolina, Bombardier Learjet, Cape Air,... Continue Reading →

NATA compensation report available

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 by

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has published the results of its 2014 survey of general aviation service employee compensation. The 2014 Compensation Report includes salaries and benefits for pilots, line service personnel and maintenance technicians. Continue Reading →

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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →