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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 […]

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Ohio ACTE Scholarship Opportunity

The Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (Ohio ACTE) is proud to offer the annual $1,000 Darrell Parks Student Scholarship. Any student enrolled in an Ohio Career and Technical Program is eligible to apply.
A one-time monetary scholarship will be sent to the recipient’s program of higher education to […]

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Wilmesher Scholarship

In memory of John Graham III, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is offering a $1,000 scholarship funded by Ms. Cynda Wilmesher.
To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, students must:

Be enrolled full-time in an Associate in Specialized Technology degree program at the main campus or an Aviation Maintenance Technology […]

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Falcon Heavy Test Flight Launch

The most powerful heavy rocket in the world took to space this afternoon, designed and manufactured by SpaceX.
The Falcon Heavy launched at 3:45PM EST, carrying a 2008 Tesla Roadster with it.
Previous graduates of PIA’s AMT program have gone on to work at SpaceX, demonstrating that a strong foundation in […]

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Career Luncheon at Boonsboro Elementary

As the need for aviation technicians grows, it’s never to early to start educating students on the opportunities that are available to them.  Barbara Martin, Admissions Representative at the Hagerstown Campus, had the opportunity to do just that with 31 Boonsboro Elementary students.
The Career Luncheon series, hosted by Boonsboro, […]

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Students take helicopter flight over Myrtle Beach

Students from Palm Charter High School had the opportunity to see just how a helicopter works as part of their recent field trip to PIA.  Palm Charter, which trains students in the field of motor sports, toured the facility to bring awareness of various job opportunities for students interested […]

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PIA Pittsburgh Campus Graduation-January 2018

Pittsburgh Graduation – Class of January 2018

On January 3rd, the Pittsburgh campus honored 18 graduates of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program.  Dustin Colella and Adam Zelina were named as the classes Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. In addition, Colella, Zelina, and Zachary Mills were inducted into the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society, recognizing their academic […]

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Myrtle Beach Graduation – Class of January 2018

On January 11th, 12 students graduated from the Myrtle Beach Branch Campus with Certificates in Aviation Maintenance Technology.  Roman O’Neill and Eric Almeter received academic recognition, named Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the class, respectively.  Jason Ford was honored with the “Golden Wrench”, highlighting his mechanical aptitude.  All three students […]

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Youngstown Graduation – Class of December 2017

The Youngstown Campus is proud to announce the graduation of 24 students (not all pictured) on December 22, 2017. Jacob Wysong and Seth Ague (not pictured) were honored as the class Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively. In addition, Mr. Wysong was honored with the prestigious Perfect Attendance Award.
While many graduates […]

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