News

New ATEC President – Gary Hoyle of PIA

We are proud to announce that PIA’s Director of Campus Operations, Gary Hoyle, was appointed as the President of the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC) on March 17th, 2018. Hoyle has been PIA’s representative at ATEC for 12 years and previously served as ATEC Treasurer and Vice-President.  Hoyle’s incredible...

Youngstown AMC Team Receives Premium Team Sponsorship

Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) generous donation to the PIA Youngstown AMC Team helped to facilitate five future aviation technicians trips to the Aerospace Maintenance Competition in April.  Their top-level support will go a long way toward those students making the trip to test their skills against other...

Pittsburgh Team Ready for AMC

Team PIA Pittsburgh prepared for the Aerospace Maintenance Competition next week, meeting with coach Tom O'Keefe Sr. to discuss some of the logistics of the competition.This will be the first time that the main campus of PIA is sending a team to the AMC.  The five students, Adam Burgett,...

Hagerstown Team Ready for AMC

PIA Hagerstown is ready to send a second team of students to the Aerospace Maintenance Competition this year.  Next week the team of five future AMT's will travel to Orlando, FL to compete against future aviation technicians in a series of industry-related events.Team Hagerstown would like to thank their...

Pittsburgh Graduation – Class of March 2018

On March 29th, the Pittsburgh campus honored 15 graduates of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Vincent Erickson and Brice Weyrich were named as the classes Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. In addition, Erickson, James Filby and Sean McAdams were inducted into the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society, recognizing their academic achievements. ...

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...