LEESBURG, Virginia — ProJet Aviation will host the 11th annual Aviation Education & Career Expo on Friday, Oct. 28 at the Leesburg Executive Airport.
More than 600 students, educators, and parents are expected to attend the Expo, which is designed to showcase careers in aviation and aerospace to young adults (ages 16-22).
This free event features speakers, live demonstrations, and static displays with representatives from more than 50 aviation organizations, including the US military, emergency medical airlift, law enforcement, maintenance and avionics repair, government agencies, private aviation, in-flight catering, and more. [Read more…]
During the depths of the Great Recession in 2009, U.S. airlines hired just 30 pilots, a record industry low. This year, they are on track to hire nearly 4,000, the most in the past 15 years. In fact, pilot hiring in 2016 “will set a new record,” according to Nevada-based FAPA.aero in its latest study. [Read more…]
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.
Advertisements for jobs in aviation increased 47% in January, February and March, compared to last year, while the number of jobs advertised in the second quarter has already surpassed last year’s numbers by 30%, according to Jeff Richards of JSFirm.com.
The sky was the limit recently as hundreds of young people interested in aviation as a career or hobby attended Pacific Aviation Museum’s Discover Your Future in Aviation.