Hagerstown

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...

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....

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,...

Hagerstown Campus Celebrates Ten Years

For ten years, the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Hagerstown, MD, has strived to meet the demands of the aviation industry and the need for skilled technicians.  April 29th, 2011, marked the first classes held in the region to educate future aviation technicians.  Since its opening, the Hagerstown Campus of PIA...

MHIRJ Visits with PIA Campuses

Over the last several months, James Crites, Senior Recruiter for MHIRJ, visited PIA Hagerstown, Youngstown, and Pittsburgh to meet with prospective students. MHIRJ is a merging of two aviation organizations, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the CRJ Series program from Bombardier.  The organization was seeking to hire for two locations, Bridgeport,...

mikeroweWORKS Foundation Now Accepting Applications

The 2021 Work Ethic Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from post-secondary students focused on the trades.  Last year, PIA students Braden Brunson (Pittsburgh) and Shane Miley (Hagerstown) were awarded scholarships from the nationwide program. The Work Ethic Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have a strong work ethic,...