Aviation Flight Science student, Andrew Marvin, talks about his experience stepping foot in a Cirrus SR20 aircraft.
The cost of flight training is expensive, especially at programs that have advanced technologies in their trainers and simulation equipment.
How healthy are you? This is a question we often ask ourselves; one that requires a hard, reflective look at life styles, personal habits, and medical issues. In the world of aviation, the overall health of a pilot is a major concern, reinforcing aviation's highest priority: safety.
Internships come in many sizes, shapes and disciplines, but most everyone agrees that an internship will do wonders when applying for first career jobs.
So what does living in the residence halls mean for parents? Parents get the peace of mind knowing their students are living in a safe environment and making connections with other students who share similar interests.
Recently, there has been growing public dialog regarding a “looming pilot shortage” (USA Today recent article) due to a number of coinciding factors, all aimed more or less at making the airlines safer. A key element in making an airline safer is a proficient, well-trained pilot flying the aircraft.
Western Michigan University, we have a saying, “It’s a great day to be a Bronco.” Similarly, at WMU’s College of Aviation, we add on by saying, “It’s a great time to be a Bronco in aviation!”