Campus Buzz

Myrtle Beach students practice for AMC

With the Aviation Maintenance Competition only a week and a half away, students have spent time outside the classroom preparing for the event.  Team Myrtle Beach, sponsored by Myrtle Air Services, worked with other students to learn how to internally time a magneto, and then time the magneto to […]


Introducing PIA AMC Teams and Sponsors

As the Aerospace Maintenance Competition approaches, we would like to introduce the four teams representing PIA this April.
PIA would like to especially thank our Premium Team Sponsors, Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services and Myrtle Air Services, for their support of the Youngstown and Myrtle Beach Teams.
In addition, we would […]


Pittsburgh Campus Spring Career Fair

Pittsburgh, PA: PIA students opted for their interview attire on Wednesday, March 14th, meeting with organizations to discuss current and future opportunities in aviation and non-aviation related industries.  Fifty companies were in attendance to meet with over 200 students and alumni at the 2018 Spring Career Fair.   Students from […]


Embraer Visits Ahead of Career Fair

Representatives from Embraer spoke with students in Pittsburgh on March 13th, getting a jump start on meetings ahead of the Career Fair tomorrow.
Darrel Stein, Chris King, and Jon Kerr presented to over 50 students regarding Embraer and the opportunities they had available in Tennessee and Florida.  In Nashville, Tennessee, […]


PIA fully represented at AMC 2018

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is proud to announce that it will be sending four teams of students to the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) this year. The competition held April 9th through 12th in Orlando, Florida, will allow current and future AMT’s to showcase their skills and test them against […]


Electrical Instructor Position

PIA seeks a full-time Electrical Instructor to teach basic and intermediate level electricity courses at its main campus located at the Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin, PA.
Responsibilities and Duties
Full time faculty members conduct classroom presentations; guide students in the laboratory for hands-on instruction and practice; manage laboratory equipment […]


Delta Global Services Visit

Delta Global Services visited PIA’s Pittsburgh campus Friday, February 16th in search of candidates for available cargo warehouse positions available in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The positions, both part-time and full-time, include Delta flight benefits.  In addition to warehouse positions, locations in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, California, and Detroit are also […]


Allegheny Intermediate Unit Visit

On February 14th, 2018, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) toured PIA’s Pittsburgh Campus.  The agency provides support for instructional coaches who are able to help support teachers and students with their knowledge.  With college and career readiness in mind, the AIU toured PIA to gain a better understanding of […]


AET Student Featured in ‘the almanac’

Giovanni Orsini, an AET student at PIA, was recently featured as one part of the musical duo Fortune Teller in the South Hills community news source, The Almanac.  The piece, written by Harry Funk, discussed Orsini and bandmate J.J. Young’s musical endeavors.  The two have worked on a number of projects […]