A big thank you to Thyssene Frederick with Upward Bound and Horry Georgetown Technical College for bringing a group of students in grades 10-12 from Loris HS and Carvers Bay HS to PIA’s Myrtle Beach Campus. These students are participants in the Upward Bound Program, a federal TRIO grant that serves first-generation […]
PIA would like to thank maintenance recruiters, James Posey and Keith Broyles from ExpressJet for visiting the Pittsburgh campus last week to speak to our students. During their visit they interviewed 3 of our June graduates.
Expressjet is currently hiring A&P mechanics in various locations across the US including Knoxville, […]
Hagerstown third semester student Derrick Zeiders came to school Friday 06-02, dressed in his new uniform. Derrick was talking with his fellow students on Thursday, telling them he was going to a Blackbeard Festival, in Hampton VA, over the weekend. On a dare, Derrick wore his costume to school. […]
PIA’s Hagerstown Campus is nearing its cohort capacity of 40 students for the fall class starting on August 30, 2017. Currently there are already 41 applications received for this fall’s start, but interested individuals should not feel dissuaded to be the first on this year’s wait-list. Typically, about 75-80% of applicants […]
On August 5, 2017, a team of PGH students will be competing in the 2017 Pittsburgh Red Bull Flugtag to be held in conjunction with the Three Rivers Regatta. While only 5 members are allowed to compete, a complement of support in the construction of the craft will be […]
In order to combat the looming skills shortage facing the aviation industry, Delta Air Lines has partnered with the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) as a way to keep their technical jobs filled. Delta recently inspected a number of AMT training schools nationwide in an effort to find the […]
Keith Koontz, Valedictorian of the April 2017 graduating class at the Hagerstown Campus, has recently landed a job with Republic Airlines at Regan National Airport in Washington, D.C. Keith also just won his first big race at the Winchester Speedway, Saturday May 27 in the Pure Stock feature finish. Congratulations […]
Hagerstown students receive recognition for participating in 2017’s Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Orlando, FL. AMC Officials commented the following in their letter:
“On behalf of the Aerospace Maintenance Council we wish to extend our sincerest gratitude for participating in the Aerospace Maintenance Competition at the Orlando Convention Center held April […]
PIA was privileged to have Grant Jennings, Stanley Cup Champion and PIA Alumni, stop by today to share his experiences in the aviation industry as well as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins with our students! Grant, we look forward to your next visit!
VIENNA, Ohio (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport facility in Vienna received a new plane Thursday – a 1969 Lear jet delivered by NASA.
The plane looks like an executive jet, but it’s been used for many things such as studying the sun, […]