General Blog

Flight Physicals and Aviation Medical Examiners

Posted by Matthew Bila on

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.

Aviation School: Today's Answer for Tomorrow's Problem

Posted by Matthew Bila on

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.

As one of the top flight schools in the nation, Western Michigan University’s College of Aviation has been leading the charge in training the aviators of tomorrow, today.

Now is the Time! Become a Professional Pilot

Posted by Bradley Horstman on

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!”