Campus Buzz

Hagerstown Wings & Wheels Expo

PIA Hagerstown students and staff spent time on Saturday, September 11th, exploring the Wings & Wheels Expo.  Unique experiences like a flight on a Stinson L-5 Sentinel and a TBM 30E Avenger drew crowds to the Original Fairchild Dome Hangar.  The Wings & Wheels Expo hosts the largest collection...

Myrtle Beach Student Named Scholarship Winner

Third-semester student James Hiott is one of five recipients of a scholarship thanks to the late Reid Garrison and the South Carolina Aviation Association (SCAA). The scholarship was available to South Carolina residents pursuing careers in aviation.  The scholarships from SCAA that are awarded this year were made possible thanks...

Hagerstown Students Awarded Walter Green Memorial Scholarship

Two third-semester students were honored by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) on August 3rd, 2021.  Jacob Woods and Jeffery Linton, both students at PIA Hagerstown, were awarded the very first Walter Green Memorial Scholarship through the EAA.   The scholarship honors Walter Green, a longtime member of the organization.  Mr....

Connecting Opportunities: “Employers & Students”

Training career-ready aviation technicians not only involves educating students on technical skills but providing them the resources they need to be prepared to enter the workforce.  It is with great appreciation that we thank the following organizations for visiting our institution recently: Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) Representatives from AMES...

Piedmont Airlines Donates PW120

Piedmont Airlines generously donated a Pratt & Whitney Canada Model PW120 turboprop engine for use at the PIA Hagerstown campus.  The engine has 33 years of flight experience, serving Piedmont's former De Havilland Canada Dash 8 fleet.  The first flight of the engine was from Salisbury, MD, to Baltimore,...