Author - Edward Molek

David Koehler Honored with Safety Award

PIA Pittsburgh Instructor David Koehler was honored at the end of February with PIA's first-ever Safety Award.  Mr. Koehler has been a long time member of PIA's Safety Committee and has played an integral role in First Aid Kit management within the organization.  Throughout his career at PIA, he...

PIA Hosts Open House Event

All four campuses of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics held Open House Events on Saturday, February 22nd.  Various news sources covered the events, focusing on the industries need for aviation technicians and PIA's students helping to fill that need. PIA's Open Houses also hosted several industry partners, available to discuss...

Career Fair – Pittsburgh Campus 2020

PIA Pittsburgh hosted its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, February 19th.  Over 30 organizations were available for soon-to-be graduates and current students to meet with.  As the aviation industry continues to seek qualified individuals to fill technician roles, airlines and aviation companies dominated the fair and discussed employment opportunities...

Lieutenant Governor Visits PIA Myrtle Beach

On Tuesday, February 11th, PIA Myrtle Beach hosted South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette.  The visit was featured on WMBF News, which included meetings with PIA Administrators, a tour of the campus facilities, and interactions with current students as they worked in their shop classes.  Representatives from Piedmont Airlines...

PIA Alumni – Ryan Sedletzeck

 Ryan Sedletzeck discusses his longtime passion for aviation and the future goals he has set for himself. Pittsburgh Campus, AMT Program, 2020 Continuing Education: Purdue University, Aeronautical Engineering Technology

American Airlines Visit

PIA Pittsburgh hosted representatives from American Airlines on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The visit included 10 employees from both American Airlines and its subsidiary Piedmont Airlines.  The group toured the facilities, allowing them to see students in action as they worked in their shops.  They were also able to...

Pittsburgh January 2020 Graduation

PIA would like to extend congratulations to the January 2020 graduating class from the Pittsburgh Campus.  The ceremony, held Monday, January 6th, celebrated the 42 graduates as they completed their Associate Degree programs in Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Electronics.Obiad Saeed O Hasnoon was named Valedictorian of the class, and...

Youngstown December 2019 Graduation

PIA Youngstown is proud to announce the members of the December 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held December 20th, honored the 30 graduates as they completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Preston Sharp was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dakota Pugh was named Salutatorian. Vadim Dyachkin, Alexis Ellin,...