Sep 02

ICYMI: Annual scholarship listings available

Be sure to check out the compilation of annual scholarship opportunities available to aviation students here. Be aware of what’s available and when deadlines are so you’re ready to apply. Coming up in November: Women In Aviation International to award over $482, 150 in Scholarships WIA has 91 scholarships to award in 2015 in the …

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Sep 02

Come join the UVU Flight Club

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The Utah Valley University Flight Club offers students the opportunity to develop and master aviation skills. The club began in the fall of 2011 with two advisors and a handful of students and has grown to more than 25 members, two advisors, a head coach, and numerous assistant coaches. The club meets year around to …

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Sep 02

School of Aviation Sciences participates in UVU CareerPassport Mentoring Program

Mentoring is the second most important factor after education in determining a person’s professional success. And one of the most important elements of the CareerPassport Program is the opportunity for UVU students to participate in a unique mentoring experience. Utah Valley University’s School of Aviation Sciences participates in UVU CareerPassport Mentoring Program. Aviation mentors with …

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Aug 29

Willy the Wolverine flies UVU

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Our own Willy the Wolverine came out to UVU’s airport campus today to meet our great team of certified flight instructors (CFIs) and take to the skies. Here are some photos from Willy’s visit. Willy meets Chief Flight Instructor Diane Hager Willy hangs around near the hangar with his new CFI friends Throw your hands …

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Aug 29

Spotlight on Alumni: Dane Smith

Dane Smith UVU Alumnus 2012 First Officer SkyWest Airlines Describe one of your typical workdays. Right now I commute from SLC to Houston to work, so I need to allot time to get on a flight to get to work. Once I am in Houston, I am constantly checking weather observations and forecasts on my …

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Aug 28

RC Model Aircraft Club organizational meeting set for Sept. 3

Want to have some fun this semester? Please come to the Radio Control Model Aircraft Club organizational meeting to be held on Wednesday, September 3, at 5:00pm in room SA 323 (Sparks Automotive Building). Everyone is welcome. For more info, please contact Darrell Green at dgreen@nulluvu.edu. See you there!

Aug 27

UVU Aviation media team releases flight program promo

Be sure to watch this one full screen! UVU School of Aviation Sciences’ media team has been working hard on numerous projects all summer. They just released their latest flight promo video, starring UVU flight student and employee Doug Johnson. Doug has his private pilot and both single and multi-engine with instrument ratings and will …

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Aug 25

Mandatory orientation Tuesday for new flight students

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Attention new flight students! Please take note of the following schedule for the mandatory New Flight Student Orientation tomorrow – Tuesday, August 26. New Flight Student Orientation Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Classroom C, Hangar B Private Pilots *7-7:45am Flight Department *7:45-8am Advisors *8-8:15am Financial Aid *8:15-8:45am Safety Instrument *10-10:45am Flight Department *10:45-11am Advisors *11-11:15am Financial …

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Aug 22

Aviation Administration student orientation scheduled for Wednesday, August 27

Aviation Administration Student Orientation Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:00-5:00 pm Classroom C, Provo Airport Campus 1185 Mike Jense Parkway, Provo, UT All Aviation Administration majors and students with an interest in Aviation Administration are encouraged to attend the Fall Student Orientation Wednesday, August 27th at 3:00pm in Classroom C on the Provo Airport Campus. Randy …

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Aug 21

Get some answers to your most pressing FAQs on R-ATP

We recently announced that UVU School of Aviation Sciences students may now benefit from the R-ATP (Restricted Airline Transport Pilot) ruling, which allows airlines to hire pilots with fewer hours of flight time. Here are the answers to FAQs about the ruling FAR 61.159 and FAR 61.160. What is the benefit of earning the R-ATP? …

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