Northern Jet Management, Inc. of Grand Rapids, Michigan (GRR) is proud to announce the first all-female flight crew will fly April 24 – April 25 2019.
A team of students in our Aviation Technical Operations program will be traveling to Atlanta, Georgia to participate for the first time in the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC).
Aviation student, Emily Hause, shares some tips for future Broncos as they transition to college in the fall.
This week's Friday Feature is Ismail Abuzir, a current senior in the Aviation Flight Science program! Ismail grew up in Lockport Illinois, a small suburb of Chicago. After starting at a university in Illinois, he transferred to WMU to complete his college education and flight training. He is now finishing up his final semester and is working as a flight instructor for WMU.
Captain Glenn’s career at FedEx spans over 44 years. He has held numerous management positions at FedEx, including Managing Director of Global Flight Operations, Flight Operations Duty Officer and System Chief Pilot. He has over 15,000 flight hours and has been qualified in the B777, MD11, DC10 and B727 aircraft. His long career with FedEx includes work in customer service, the global operation control center, and pilot hiring. He began his flying career as an instrument and multi-engine flight instructor and Part 135-charter pilot. He also worked in aircraft sales.
This week’s Friday Feature is Jessica Birnbaum. She is a Faculty Specialist at the College of Aviation and graduated from the program in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Administration (now Aviation Management and Operations).
Taking check rides might be the most stressful part about learning how to fly. Waking up in the morning not knowing what to eat, dressing nicely for the big day and arriving at your airport very early to make sure that you have all pieces in the right places. Here are some useful tips coming from a student at the end of their flight training at WMU’s College of Aviation.
WMU Aviation student, Chris Ko, traveled to PyeongChang with the 2018 USA Men's Hockey Team to serve as a team host
In the spring of 2018, Adam Rice completed a flight operations internship with United Airlines.
On April 14th 2018, Andrew Petermann, Bryan Tierney, Mitchell Barry, and myself from WMU’s Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives attended the 90th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition in San Diego, California.