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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 […]

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Endeavor Air to Visit PIA Hagerstown

Endeavor Air will be visiting PIA Hagerstown on Monday, March 25th, at 11AM to continue introducing students at PIA to the Endeavor Air Aviation Maintenance Pathway (AMP) program.
The AMP program is designed to help prepare A&P students for a successful career in aviation maintenance.  Participants will be able to […]

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AMC 2019: PIA Myrtle Beach

PIA is excited to announce the team members from the Myrtle Beach Campus that are competing in this years AMC.  PIA Myrtle Beach has sent team members to the AMC for the last four years, with students from last years teams earning the fastest time in the Pitot Static […]

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AMC 2019: PIA Hagerstown

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the members of its 2019 AMC team.  Instructor Paul Eisenhart will lead his team of future aviation technicians during the event this April.
Sponsored by Piedmont Airlines, Avotek, and Office Furniture Exchange, the team has begun preparations for the event.  Thank you to all […]

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Republic Airlines to Visit PIA Hagerstown

Republic Airlines will be visiting PIA Hagerstown Friday, March 15th, from 11AM until 11:30AM, for interested 3rd and 4th semester students and alumni interested in learning more about the organization.
Erica Wheeler, Cedric Ruffin, and Aaron Spear, Talent Acquisition Team for Republic Airlines, will discuss the available opportunities for A&P […]

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AMC 2019: PIA Pittsburgh

PIA Pittsburgh is proud to announce its competitors in the 2019 AMC.  This will mark Pittsburgh’s second trip to the AMC.  Instructor Tom O’Keefe has begun preparing students for the competition.
The Pittsburgh Team is sponsored by: Piedmont Airlines, Allegheny County Airport Authority, Fagan Sanitary Supply, JS Firm, Aircraft Technical […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, we’d like to take a moment to recognize the women of aviation and the impact they are having on the industry.  Our field has forged role models from Phoebe Omlie, the first woman to earn her aircraft mechanics license, to the strong […]

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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 […]

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Scholarship Winner: David Lutz

PIA would like to congratulate David Lutz of PIA Pittsburgh for his receipt of the 2019 United Airlines Aviation Maintenance Training Scholarship.  The scholarship award is able to be used towards tuition, books, and other school-related expenses.  Lutz is currently enrolled in his 3rd quarter of the AMT program.
Congratulations […]

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Scholarship Winner: Abbagail Coates

Congratulations to Abbagail Coates, of PIA Pittsburgh, for her recent award from the Northrop Rice Foundation. Coates received one of five 2019 Avionics Book Sets by Avotek. A total of 19 students applied to receive the award.  One of the other awards was received by a PIA Hagerstown student.
Coates […]

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