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Georgetown County Day of Boeing

PIA Myrtle Beach was able to participate in the Georgetown County Day of Boeing, held July 9th.  The Boeing Company, who operate a manufacturing plant in nearby Charleston, visited Georgetown County to see various STEM related initiatives in the area.
Students from Plantersville Summer Academy prepared for the visit from […]

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HCC STEMM Visit to PIA

Students participating in the Hagerstown Community College STEMM Day camp were able to visit PIA Hagerstown on Tuesday, June 25th.  The 35 students participating in the camp were able to tour PIA’s facilities and sit in the Cessna Mini 500 aircraft utilized by students for their training.
The HCC STEMM […]

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Aviation Career Day at Harrisburg International Airport

An article on AviationPros website highlights PIA’s recent participation in an event to raise awareness about the growing demand for aviation technicians.
PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the first-ever Aviation Career Day held at the Harrisburg International Airport.  A collaboration between the airport, PIA, and Piedmont Airlines brought […]

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‘Welcome to Boeing’ Virtual Event

PIA Hagerstown is excited to announce a new venture with Boeing.  The ‘Welcome to Boeing’ Virtual Event will be held Wednesday, June 5th from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.  The event will be hosted by Dave Cottrill, BCA Recruiter & Talent Acquisition for Boeing, during which he will discuss […]

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Pittsburgh Unpacks New Autopilot System

PIA Pittsburgh received a new Autopilot System on Thursday, May 30th, for use in the Avionics Program.  The system was purchased from Avotek, which builds the boards designed to tests faults that may occur during a planes auto pilot flight.  PIA was able to make the purchase thanks to […]

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Myrtle Beach May 2019 Graduation

PIA Myrtle Beach is proud to announce the May 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held Friday, May 10th, celebrated the 12 graduates and the promising careers ahead of them. Walter John Drag III was named Valedictorian of the class, and Steven Daniel Roberts was named the class Salutatorian.  In […]

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Bombardier Visit to PIA Pittsburgh

Representatives from Bombardier visited the Pittsburgh Campus on Tuesday, April 16th to discuss available opportunities in their commercial aircraft sector.  Michael Bombard and Angela Oliver, both HR Business Partners at the organization, met with 6th and 7th quarter AMT students regarding their location in Bridgeport, WV.  Brian Fleeman, a […]

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Myrtle Beach Places 2nd in Olympus Event

Congratulations to Team Myrtle Beach on their win at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition.  Student Tom Schellhorn, a 1st semester student, earned a score of 201 in the Olympus Ultrasonic Thickness Testing event.  The 2nd fastest time in the event category earned the team an Olympus Ultrasonic Thickness Gage, used […]

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AMC 2019: Day 2

It’s difficult to describe the vastness that is the MRO Americas. Like an aviation theme park, companies from across the world join together to demonstrate the latest products, make business deals, and continue to expand this ever growing industry. One thing is clear as you enter the area as […]

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