Dec 17

Ameriflight invites Women in Aviation members to meet with them in Dallas 2015

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Ameriflight will be attending the upcoming 2015 International Women in Aviation Conference in Dallas and looks forward to speaking with anyone with an interest in employment opportunities at Ameriflight. We understand that as one of the most recognizable female-pilot organizations in the world, WAI takes their piloting skills very seriously. As the largest regional air …

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Dec 12

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor position available at UVU

UVU announces an open position for Assistant Chief Flight Instructor. Application deadline: 12/18/2014 This is a great opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and experience to help continue the growth here at UVU. To apply or to see more details about the job please visit www.uvu.jobs/postings/11638. Contact Matthew Blad at bladma@nulluvu.edu or 801-863-7808.

Dec 01

RC Model Aircraft Club hosts UVU Professor Dan Perry

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The RC Aircraft Club recently met with Professor Dan Perry (Engineering Graphics and Design Technology), who discussed the use of a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) program for designing and building model aircraft. One of the members, Tyler Dimond, showed his Diamond aircraft (in Plane Maker) and was assisted by Mr. Perry regarding importing and utilization of …

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Nov 20

Alpha Eta Rho participates in FOD walk

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Alpha Eta Pho walked the ramp at the Provo Airport recently looking for debris. The purpose of an FOD – Foreign Object Debris – is to look for debris that might cause damage to jet engines or propellers. It was a fun night! We hid pennies that represented prizes that the finders could redeem after. …

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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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