Youngstown August 2018 Graduation

PIA Youngstown would like to congratulate the August 2018 graduating class.  The graduation ceremony, held Friday, August 17th, celebrated the students who completed their 16-month education in Aviation Maintenance Technology.  Philip Morgan was named Valedictorian of the class, and  Zachary Wirebaugh was named Salutatorian.   Caitlin Betz, Philip Morgan, Zachary […]


Congratulations to PIA AMC Teams

Each year, the Aerospace Maintenance Competition brings together a community of technicians to promote the challenging but rewarding field of aviation.  Over the course of PIA’s participation in the AMC, our student teams have made PIA proud with their effort and dedication to becoming the best aviation technicians entering […]


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 […]


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 Career Fair – March 14th

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will hold its Spring Career Fair Wednesday, March 14th at the main campus in Pittsburgh.  Current students and alumni are invited to attend the event, held from 10AM until 2PM that day.
Over 50 aviation and non-aviation organizations have registered for the event. A number of […]


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 […]


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 […]


AMFA 2018 Scholarship

AMFA is committed to providing our members and those interested in the craft a means to research and secure the necessary licenses to maintain aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires these licenses to perform maintenance on aircraft and they are essential to our craft.  The main licenses are […]