The more people you know the better your chances of earning a spot as a first officer somewhere.
As an Aviation Flight Science major at the College of Aviation, we are offered many unique opportunities.
Through my job as an Aviation Ambassador for Western Michigan University’s College of Aviation, I’ve gotten to do some pretty cool things: show off the College of Aviation to the assistant Chief Pilot of JetBlue, fly into many different aviation events, and most importantly meet hundreds of prospective Broncos and find out my job made an impact on them choosing WMU.
I harbored a passion for aviation from a very young age, and the thrill of travelling would overtake me days before we even set off, rendering me excitable and leaving my mother with the task of calming me down and getting me to fall sleep. Fortunately, the sleepless pre-travel nights are a thing of the past, but my passion for aviation has not diminished one bit.
Flying in the summer months at Battle Creek, Michigan is, on average, almost 40% more likely to result in experiencing weather conditions that allow flight training to be successfully completed.
The biggest part of your pilot training will always be using the knowledge you have learned to pass the practical test or check ride.
Following our win at regionals in the fall, the Sky Broncos Precision Flight Team is getting started for the push to nationals.
I had my landing spot in sight and started to go through the aircraft’s checklist.
My journey began in September of 2013 when I applied to the Southwest Airlines NoLimits Internship, for the Maintenance Program Specialist position.