Plane & Pilot
Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Pilot Careers 2010: A Brave New World


With the industry showing signs of life, preparation and training soon will meet opportunity for prospective pilots



2010 Pilot Training Programs

School/Academy
What Makes Them Unique
Website
Aerosim Flight Academy Flight-training leader for over 20 years, formerly Delta Connection Academy www.aerosim.com
Airline Transport Professionals (ATP) Ultrafast program, fixed-cost pricing, self-paced or fixed-length programs www.atpflightschool.com
American Flyers Finish-up programs for pilots who started their training elsewhere americanflyers.net
Baker College Associate and bachelor degree programs, small college located on Lake Michigan shoreline www.baker.edu
Baylor Institute for Air Science Earth- and environment-centric programs designed to foster environmental care through scientist-pilots www.baylor.edu/aviation
Dowling College Oakdale, N.Y., location, bachelor degree programs, one of 23 FAA air-traffic-control programs www.dowling.edu/school-aviation
Embry-Riddle University 35 degrees to choose from, industry leader, brand-new all-glass training fleet, Part 142 training center www.erau.edu
Everglades University Three Florida campuses, formerly known as American Flyers College, Aviation Technology and Management degrees www.evergladesuniversity.edu
FlightSafety Academy Advanced-technology learning facilities and simulators, “Business Jet Direct” program, safety emphasized www.flightsafetyacademy.com
Florida Institute of Technology Affiliated with American Eagle, personal attention, Piper and SR22 fleet, aerobatics www.fit.edu
Gulfstream Training Academy Training airline, students fly international routes in turbine aircraft, fast program www.gulfstreamacademy.com
Kansas State University, Salina Low cost, several aviation career tracks, impressive training fleet www.salina.k-state.edu/aviation





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