Collegiate Aviation Programs

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Daniel Webster transfer deal offers credit for flight training

Article | Dec 09, 2014

Daniel Webster College students may obtain credit for flight training conducted at Pilgrim Aviation through a transfer articulation agreement starting in the spring 2015 term.

NBAA, EAA offer scholarships

Article | Dec 01, 2014

Aviation professionals and college students have an opportunity to get help paying for their aviation education from scholarships offered through the National Business Aviation Association and Experimental Aircraft Association.

New president, upgraded facilities for Vaughn College

Article | Nov 18, 2014

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology recently celebrated the completion of a nearly $40 million renovation and sound abatement project and installed the college’s first female president.

First students complete new ATP course

Article | Nov 04, 2014

Two students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are the first in the nation to complete a newly required course for the multiengine airplane airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate, the school announced Oct. 31.

Michigan aviation program marks 75 years

Advocacy | Nov 03, 2014

AOPA took part in celebrating 75 years of excellence in aviation education, sponsoring and attending an anniversary gala for Western Michigan University’s College of Aviation.

Embry-Riddle selects four Hoover scholars

Article | Oct 28, 2014

Four students studying to become professional pilots at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have been named recipients of $25,000 scholarships that honor aviation luminary Bob Hoover.

Eyes in the sky

Article | Oct 21, 2014

Here’s a riddle: What job requires a private pilot certificate, but never asks you to leave the ground?

Spartan to collaborate on Sun Flyer project

Article | Oct 20, 2014

The developer of the solar-electric aircraft Sun Flyer has announced a collaboration with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to develop a training system.

Santa Barbara Business College offers aviation degree

Article | Sep 10, 2014

Santa Barbara Business College is offering a new accredited associate of science degree in aviation through its Ventura, California, campus.

FAA lists approved ATP training programs online

Advocacy | Sep 10, 2014

The FAA is taking steps requested by AOPA to help ATP applicants locate the resources they need to pursue their training.

Embry-Riddle ATP program gets FAA approval

Article | Jul 14, 2014

The FAA has approved Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's airline transport pilot certification training program, or CTP.

Bowling Green State outsources flight training program

Article | Jul 09, 2014

Bowling Green State University has partnered with North Star Aviation to handle student flight training.

'I felt the hit'

Article | Jun 17, 2014

Many pilots fly entire careers without having to manage a life-threatening emergency. Shawn Kinmartin, 21, is not one of them.

SIUC Flying Salukis win top spot in 2014 NIFA Safecon

Article | May 21, 2014

The SIUC Flying Salukis won the 2014 national collegiate flying championship competition.

Delta State offers low-cost, small classes for aviation degrees

Article | Mar 11, 2014

Mississippi’s Delta State University touts low costs, small classes, and strong flight training.

Cool Stuff

Article | Jan 17, 2014

Forget about flying in the clouds. Many new future pilots won’t ever leave the ground.

Michigan high school students get leg up in aviation

Article | Jan 16, 2014

Twenty-one Michigan high school students have completed a class on general aviation, and some have entered flight training.

Collegiate aviation students get free AOPA membership

Article | Aug 28, 2013

Metropolitan State University of Denver students get free AOPA membership.

Hawaii considering state funding for aviation education

Advocacy | Mar 07, 2013

A pair of bills supported by AOPA that set the stage for creating state-funded collegiate aviation programs in Hawaii won unanimous committee approvals in February, and are now vectored toward final votes by the Hawaii State Legislature.

Cessna launches Skycatcher promotional tour

Article | Jun 22, 2012

What if you had just graduated from college and someone hired you to fly a small trainer airplane around the country? Dream job? Nine flight instructors will do exactly that for Cessna Aircraft Co. Their new adventure was reported in The Wichita Eagle.