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

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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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Oct 13

Come check out UVU’s new RC Model Aircraft Club!

We had a chance to check out what the new UVU Radio Control Model Aircraft Club has been up to since it started just last month. Jarin Sillitoe, who is president of the club, and club members Tylar Dimond and Tyler Kroft were in attendance, along with Advisor Darrell Green. Tylar Dimond brought in his …

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Oct 06

Studio C releases sketch filmed at UVU’s Hangar B

Hey, remember that time UVU hosted BYU’s Studio C as they filmed a sketch from Hangar B? The sketch was released on Friday. Check it out! Follow us on Twitter and YouTube at @uvuaviation and Facebook at Aviation Science UVU. Now find us on Instagram @flyuvu. And don’t forget to #flyuvu!

Oct 03

Piedmont Airlines accepting applications for safety internships

Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines (formerly US Airways), offers two paid internships per semester in their Safety department. • Winter (January – April), • Summer (May – August) and • Fall (September – December) In addition to the job descriptions (below), here are a few other details to note: – Actual …

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Oct 01

Mazzei Flying Service seeks certified flight instructors

Mazzei Flying Service in Fresno, CA is currently hiring certified flight instructors. UVU graduates looking for a position as a certified flight instructor are invited to apply. Mazzei has had good experience employing UVU alumni and seeks to hire more. If you are interested in applying, find more information here or call (559) 251 7501. …

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Sep 24

Aviation students enjoy Salt Lake City International Airport operations tour

Recently several UVU School of Aviation Sciences students were able to tour the Salt Lake City International Airport. The tour, which is available to both aviation administration and professional pilot students, is organized by Dr. Ryan Leick and held each semester. Dave Korzep, CM, is Airport Operations Superintendent at Salt Lake International, and directed the …

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Sep 23

US Congressman visits UVU School of Aviation Sciences

United States Congressman Chris Stewart was invited to visit our UVU Aviation Science Department at the airport today to see our operation. Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Nate Skene and Department Chairman Jim Green took Congressman Stewart for a ride in a DA42. UVU President Matthew Holland, Vice President for University Relations Cameron Martin, and CAPS …

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