Career Opportunities

Airline Transport Pilot: fly for major and regional airlines that transport people or cargo on single or multi-engine airplanes. 

Commercial Pilot: fly for major airlines that transport people or cargo on single or multi-engine airplanes. Commercial pilots also fly aircraft for other reasons, such as charter flights, rescue operations, firefighting, aerial photography, and crop dusting.

Missionary Pilot: fly for a faith-based institution. You will serve those in their deepest need and receive the rewarding feeling of servicing others through your flying skills.

Military Pilot: fly with the armed forces of a government or nation-state. Their tasks involve combat and non-combat operations, including direct hostile engagements and support operations.

Corporate Pilot: fly for a private business company who will train you on their type of aircraft and they will help you become a professionally developed pilot in their area.

Flight Test Pilot: is an aviator who flies new and modified aircraft in specific maneuvers, known as flight test techniques allowing the results to be measured and the design to be evaluated.

Certified Flight Instructor: become a pilot who teaches others to fly aircraft. You will serve to enhance or evaluate the knowledge and skill level of an aviator in pursuit of a higher pilot's license, certificate or rating.

Flight Attendant: provides safety briefings to passengers, making sure that their air passage is satisfactory from boarding to disembarkment.  


 

Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator: an unmanned aerial systems operator is a remote pilot of unmanned observation aircrafts that gather intelligence used in operational tactics. As intelligence specialists, they are integral to providing Army personnel with information about enemy forces and battle areas.

 

Aviation Safety Inspector (FAA): these inspectors operate in a variety of fields such as operations, maintenance, avionics, cabin safety, aircraft dispatcher. You will apply a broad knowledge of the aviation industry, the general principles of aviation safety, and the Federal laws, regulations, and policies affecting aviation

Airport Manager: you can find yourself leading a team of pilots, aircraft technicians and other people involved in the aviation world at an airport.
Administrative Support: you may assist the airport manager in all the paperwork necessary to keep an airport running. Assist in financial management, planning, development, budgeting, clerical duties and general administrative responsibilities.

Air Traffic Control: work for the Federal Aviation Administration and traffic in specified areas such as towers (local control), ground control, approach/departure control and en-route traffic control.

Airport Dispatcher: be employed by an airline and review weather for the flight, prepare fuel loads, flight routing and filing flight plans for the flight, then follow flights to their destination.


Schedule Planner: assist an airport or airline to schedule pilots in different flight times. Also schedule flights depending on availability of both aircraft and pilots.

Ground Operator (various positions): help with aircraft parking assistance, work directly with the airplane to fuel, add oil if necessary, clean aircraft structures, load baggage in appropriate compartments, etc.

Aircraft Technician: earn your airframe and power-plant certificates given by the Federal Aviation Administration and inspect and perform or supervise maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alteration of aircraft and aircraft systems