Here's why you should definitely consider a career in aviation.
There are a lot of people looking at their future who have thought about a career in aviation. Many of those people, maybe most of them, think about aviation in terms of one job: pilot. The truth is, for every person flying a plane professionally, there are hundreds who are working behind the scenes to more »
You’ve got big questions. We’ve got even bigger answers.
How do I find more information? The best bet is to start right here. We’ve got descriptions of more than a dozen aviation careers, from mainstream to out there. Once you have an idea of what specific career field in aviation you’re interested in, it will be time for the next step, gathering specific information. more »
Getting started isn't as tough as it used to be, but there are challenges to life for a new commercial pilot.
Regional airlines have long been the conventional steppingstone for civilian pilots to get to a legacy airline. Lots of hopeful pilots signed promises to lenders and racked up debt—often into the six-digit range—while chasing their dream to fly. “I’ll pay it off when I’m at Delta,” many reasoned. Changing times made us reevaluate those goals. more »
Or an aircraft technician, aviation marketer, air traffic controller, airport manager, aircraft sales professional…well, you get the idea.
For people looking for an industry with exciting jobs, high salaries and attractive benefits packages, not to mention numerous quality-of-life perks, there probably aren’t a lot of options. But there are a few, if you’ve got the right stuff and get the right training. And aviation is one such industry, and there are a lot more »
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University continues to set the standard in aviation training
In 1925, when barnstormer John Paul Riddle and entrepreneur T. Higbee Embry founded the Embry-Riddle Company at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio, they probably had no idea their company would turn into one of the most recognized private aviation universities in the world.
“Flying Like The Pros” shows GA pilots big-cockpit methods and techniques
Don’t be in a rush to screw things up!” It’s one of many little sayings and memory joggers that 2010 National CFI Of The Year Jeffrey Robert Moss (everyone calls him “MossY”) teaches students in his Flying Like The Pros (FLTP) system.