Nov 18

UVU School of Aviation Sciences offers new Advanced Aerodynamics course Spring 2015

Advanced Aerodynamics will be taught live at the Airport campus Spring 2015. This state-of-the-art course is offered Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 am to 9:45 am. Study aerodynamics in greater depth and become a leader in the industry. Register for Advanced Aerodynamics, AVSC 3530 CRN 24880. Instructor: Professor Darrell Green.

Nov 12

UVU Aviation passes 400,000 views on YouTube, sets its sights on half a million

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How do you celebrate surpassing 400,000 views on YouTube? Set your sights on that sweet spot at half a million! UVU School of Aviation Sciences’ educational technology team creates instructional videos for aviation courses, covers events for the UVU School of Aviation Sciences, and produces training for Utah Fire & Rescue and the FAA. You …

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Nov 04

New CRJ Simulator courses coming to UVU Spring 2015!

Coming Spring Semester 2015, UVU School of Aviation Sciences will be offering two new CRJ Simulator courses. AVSC 475R – CRJ Ops and Procedures – 1 credit *Limit of 8 students allowed* Students will run checklists and fly the simulator AVSC 475R – CRJ Flight – 1 credit *Limit of 8 students allowed* Students will …

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Nov 03

UVU flight team posts solid results at NIFA 2014 Region 1 SAFECON

UVU’s School of Aviation Sciences’ flight team recently returned from competing in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region 1 SAFECON competition held at KAFF – home of the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Each of the six participating schools sent three pairs to compete in Navigation. UVU placed 1st and 3rd, …

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Oct 29

Two scholarships available to attend 2015 UAA Policy Seminar

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Two separate $750 scholarships are available for students in the School of Aviation Sciences to attend the 2015 University Aviation Association (UAA) Policy Seminar January 5-9, in Washington D.C. Requirements: 1. Be a full time in-person student registered in the School of Aviation Sciences. 2. Submit a 500 word essay to Assistant Professor Darrell J. …

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Oct 28

Participants seeing success through SkyWest-UVU Pilot Cadet Program

Casey Jackson Here is an update we recently received from Casey Jackson, who left us at the beginning of October to work for SkyWest: I am really excited to be starting with SkyWest, but at the same time sad to be leaving UVU. It has truly been an amazing experience flying for such a great …

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Oct 21

Paid pilot internship available in Nevada – application deadline October 31

The State of Nevada is currently recruiting for a paid pilot internship for students from an accredited professional pilot program. The position, which is listed as public service intern, entails flying generally daily as second in command (SIC) on jet or turboprop aircraft. For details on the job and the requirements, click here. Application deadline …

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Oct 15

There should be dancing


In addition to flying, the ambiance at Provo Airport also appears suitable for dancing. Last year, UVU’s alumni association hosted a Gatsby-themed dance in Hangar B. This year UVUSA hosted a live jazz night for students. Here are a few photos as evidence that UVU students – when they’re not hitting the books – know …

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Oct 15

Spotlight on Alumni: Jared Peterson

Jared Peterson UVU Alumnus 2003 B737 Instructor/Evaluator & Pilot Describe one of your typical workdays: Most work days are an 8-hr simulator event but can start as early as 4:00am or as late as 8:00PM. Each Sim event involves a 2-hour brief, then a 4-hour sim ride followed by a post-brief. How many hours do …

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Oct 14

A Closer Look: UVU Aviation’s educational technology team

We’ve taken you behind the scenes for a few of the UVU Aviation educational technology team’s project shoots this past year. You got to see it here first when various projects were released on YouTube. But what about the big picture? Here’s a closer look at what the educational technology group does to strengthen the …

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