Careers

WAI has developed this presentation on Careers in Aviation for use by our members, chapters, and educators. We hope you'll find it a useful tool in encouraging students to consider careers in aviation.

Soar to new heights with a career in aviation and aerospace! Aviation companies are hiring and there are thousands of dollars in scholarships available for training. Learn more about the rewarding career opportunities available in the aviation and aerospace industries.

LeTourneau University (LETU) is hosting a day of exploring careers in the aviation industry for high school students from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 9 , at its educational center at the McKinney National Airport, 1500 Industrial Blvd. in McKinney.

The event will feature free airplane rides, on a first-come, first-served basis, for high school students with parental permission.

Display aircraft will include an LETU Citabria, an aircraft from DFW-based regional carrier Envoy Airlines, an aircraft from Wichita, Kansas-based manufacturer Cessna, and an air ambulance from...

FAPA has added live stream registration for a special free event for high school students and their families interested in learning more about a career as a professional pilot. The live event is in Washington, D.C. (Dulles Airport area) on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

Event sponsor Endeavor Air will treat in-person attendees to a private showing of the inspirational documentary Living in the Age of Airplanes at the Smithsonian Museum Udvar-Hazy Center and time to explore the museum for the first half of the day.

Live stream and in-person attendees will enjoy an...

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Washington D.C.-area high school students interested in learning more about a career as a pilot are invited to join FAPA.aero Wednesday, June 29, 2016, for a free pilot career seminar at the Courtyard Marriott in Chantilly, Virginia. Parents are also encouraged to attend.

This unique Focus on the Future event provides explanations on the requirements and needs for students interested in pursuing a career as a professional pilot. Presenters include active pilots, airline representatives, aviation universities, and more.

Organizers will provide advice on student loans, grants...

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Dr. Peggy Chabrian was part of a panel discussion moderated by Regional Airline Association (RAA) President Faye Malarkey Black with representatives from major and regional airline representatives and an aviation-oriented college during the RAA Annual Convention in May.

Panel members, including Steve Dickson, senior vice president of flight operations for Delta Air Lines; Ryan Gumm, president and CEO of Endeavor Air; Dion Flannery, president of PSA Airlines; and Dr. Sharon VeVivo, president of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology; discussed attrition, flow-through...

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