Pittsburgh

Alumni Donates Wingtip Project Back to PIA

PIA received a generous donation from a former student.  A trip home to Pittsburgh brought Dave Flichr and his friend Mike Fariss to PIA for a brief tour.  Like many alumni, Dave recalled his own wingtip project as he admired the completed projects on the walls of the airframe...

Moriah Hathaway Visit to PIA

On December 16th, Moriah Hathaway, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission for Women visited the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics to learn more about women pursuing an aviation education.  Ms. Hathaway was able to tour the shops and facilities, which included the newly renovated Warren Guthrie Learning Resource Center. ...

PIA Gives Back With Pack-A-Plane

Students, faculty, and staff at PIA participated in the second annual 'Pack-A-Plane' event at the Pittsburgh Campus. The event was organized in support of the Marine Corps Toys-For-Tots fundraiser.  After initial success in 2020 with the toy drive, PIA committed to the event for the second time in 2021. ...

Stratus Fall 2021

PIA’s 2021 Stratus is now available! Click the link below to read more about PIA alumni and aviation news. Stratus Fall 2021 PDF Articles Include: The Next Gen Piedmont Tuition Program Conquering Adversity Flight Plan to Leadership Campus Community: Allegheny County Airport Employer Roundtable Campus Community: Myrtle Beach International Airport 40 Years of Aviation Inspiration A Family with a Purpose Campus Community:...

Ribbon-Cutting Marks Completion of RACP Project

Major renovations at the Pittsburgh Campus of PIA were completed in October 2021, marking the fulfillment of the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project (RACP) at PIA.  The project began in the Fall of 2020 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the Main Campus. One year later, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held...

PIA Memorial Scholarship – Submit Your Application by December 3rd!

The PIA Memorial Scholarships are funded by private donors and annual funding raising events.  There are five (5) Memorial Fund Scholarship awards available for the 2021 calendar year in the amount of $2,000.00 each. Please review the application here. Submitting your application: Applications must be received by December 3, 2021. Return applications to: Campus...

Black Hawk visits PIA

On Tuesday, November 16th, a UH-60 Black Hawk Crew flew into the Allegheny County Airport.  The Pennsylvania Army National Guard traveled from the Johnstown Army Aviation Support Facility and upon landing, became an impromptu lesson for students at PIA. Students were able to take advantage of the Black Hawk's landing...

US Congressman Scott Perry visits PIA

U.S. Congressman Scott Perry visited PIA Pittsburgh last Friday as part of his tour of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Congressman Perry serves Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. During his visit, Perry met with PIA Administration to discuss the nature of programs at PIA and the essential role...