Jul 23

Behind the scenes: media team producing summer promo video

Video Producer/Editor Dan DeMille, UVU Aviation student/employee Doug Johnson Between Summer B Block and B-29s, our UVU Aviation Media team has been busy working on a summer promo video. Check out this behind-the-scenes shot of one of our students, Doug Johnson. Who says man can’t fly? Our aviation students seem to be flying just fine. …

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Jul 21

B-29 brings back memories for World War II veteran

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Retired Air Force Technical Sergeant Vernon R. Thompson Among the over 1500 people who braved the summer heat on the black tarmac waiting in line to see the B-29 at Provo Airport this week, were a few veterans whose visits couldn’t help but bring back memories. One of those veterans was retired Air Force Technical …

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Jul 15

World’s only still-flying B-29 Superfortress drops in at UVU’s Hangar B

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Thanks to the Commemorative Air Force for making our airport one of its stops with the only still-flying Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, aka FIFI, and the C-45 known as Bucket of Bolts. FIFI has is celebrating 40 years with CAF. They’ll be around at Hangar B through tomorrow, 5pm July 16. Come on down!

Jul 14

Take the ATP written exam by August 1 before new prerequisite takes effect

If you are an aviation student planning to have the 1000, 1250, or 1500 hour minimum completed in the next two years, act now to pass the ATP written exam by the end of the month. On August 1, 2014, a new prerequisite will take effect, requiring additional instruction and training – and with it …

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Jul 10

Assorted list of annual aviation scholarships has been updated

Annual Aviation Scholarship Sources [updated July 2014]. Note: These are *annual scholarships, which are sorted by deadline where the deadline is known. Become familiar with application requirements and deadlines well in advance in order to leave yourself plenty of time to prepare to apply. UVU Dean’s Merit Scholarship. Up to full tuition waiver at Dean’s …

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Jul 10

Be prepared to get the jump on aviation internships

UVU School of Aviation Sciences student Devin Broadbent interning at United A number of sources are available to help direct you to aviation internship opportunities for flight ops and other positions for which you may be eligible. Most are paid and all offer jump-seat privileges. Familiarizing yourself with what’s available and working to be sure …

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Jul 09

Scholarships available now

NBAA Scholarships – Deadlines range from July 22 to Oct. 31, 2014 The NBAA Charities scholarship program, generously supported by NBAA Member donors, offers nearly $100,000 annually in cash awards as tuition reimbursement for enrolled students and nearly the same amount in monetary and training awards for working professionals in business aviation. The following scholarship …

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Jul 09

Apply now for ExpressJet Internship – deadline July 15

56258 / Flight Intern ExpressJet Position Information Work Schedule: Part-time Hours per Week: 28 Wage/Salary: $9.25/hr. Employment Start Date: 9/1/2014 Employment End Date: 12/1/2014 Job Description: Headquartered in Atlanta, ExpressJet is the world’s largest regional airline with 9,000 aviation professionals, an average of 2,200 daily flights and an all-jet fleet of more than 400 aircraft. …

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Jul 08

New video out from UVU’s aviation media team

Occasionally as impressive aircraft visit our home base at the Provo Airport, we like to make videos to share. We created a video from the recent visit of a C-17 Globemaster III. Check it out! If you haven’t already, be sure to subscribe to uvuaviation on YouTube.

Jul 02

Attention honored veterans!

UVU recognizes and appreciates your commitment to our country and your willingness to serve. As a veteran-friendly institution, we want to help you access your benefits. As an R-ATP 141 certified school, we can help you explore your eligibility and access your GI Bill® VA educational benefits. Depending on your service, you may be eligible …

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