Youngstown

PIA Youngstown visits Air Heritage

Students at PIA Youngstown had the opportunity to visit the Air Heritage Museum at the Beaver County Airport.  The group of students currently studying airframe were able to tour the facilities and see various restoration projects being completed there.  The Fairchild C-123 Provider located at the museum is the...

Youngstown Campus May Open House

PIA Youngstown hosted a successful Open House Event on Saturday, May 18th.  The campus opened its doors to prospective students interested in learning about the field of aviation maintenance, and the opportunities that are available for those who pursue it as a career.  Rich Myers, Base Manager, CVG Maintenance...

Instructor Award: William Ogle

Congratulations to Instructor William Ogle, of PIA Youngstown, for his reciept of the Airbus Helicopters Airframe Field Maintenance Course.  The course, valued at $5,600, was donated by Airbus to the Northrop Rice Foundation to be awarded to a deserving instructor at an aviation-related institution.  Mr. Ogle will have the...

AMC 2019: Team AMES/PIA Youngstown

PIA is proud to announce the members of the 2019 AMC team from PIA Youngstown.  The team, sponsored by Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES), will be travelling to Atlanta in April to represent their campus.  Coached by instructors Tom Repula and Mike Ernst, the team is excited to...

Youngstown Open House

PIA Youngstown hosted a successful open house event on Saturday, February 23rd.  Representatives from Constant Aviation were in attendance to discuss employment opportunities for A&P Technicians. Students and instructors were in attendance to discuss the various projects completed throughout the program.  Prospective students and their families were able to tour...

Youngstown December 2018 Graduation

PIA Youngstown would like to congratulate the December 2018 graduating class after the completion of their Aviation Maintenance Technology program.  The ceremony, held Friday, December 21st, celebrated the 21 graduates and their achievements.  Lanny Kenline was named Valedictorian of the class, and Brian Gaul was named Salutatorian.  In addition,...

James ‘Jim’ Strock 1952-2018

James ‘Jim’ Strock, instructor at PIA Youngstown, passed away on November 22nd, 2018.  Mr. Strock inspired future generations of aviation technicians for 6 years at the campus.  A lifelong love of aviation began after earning his pilot’s license at 16 and continued throughout his lifetime.  His memory and the...

PIA Youngstown featured in The Vindicator

PIA Youngstown was featured in an article published by The Vindicator, highlighting the in-demand career that PIA prepares students for.  The article, written by Jordyn Grzelewski, offered insight from a current student, an alumnus, and Campus Director Joseph DeRamo.  Grzelewski states that "Students...are graduating from a school with a...