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F-16s Headed for Air & Space Show Thanks to Florida Tech's Julie Moore


Air Force Grants Assistant Professor’s Request for Jets MELBOURNE, FLA. — About $60 million worth of aviation technology in the form of two F-16 fighter jets will be on display at this weekend’s Melbourne Air & Space Show thanks to Florida Institute of Technology faculty member – and Air Force fighter pilot – Julie Moore.

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Florida Tech Launches New Graduate Aviation Degree


Master’s of Science in Aviation Management Available Online in the Fall MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology is launching a new online graduate degree program in Fall 2014 that is designed for adult working professionals in public, private or military aviation-related professions where advanced, graduate-level knowledge of aviation management concepts is a key to success.

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Florida Tech Earns EASA Authorization, Pursues Airbus Partnership


MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology is pioneering new partnerships aimed at enhancing its role as an international leader for flight training. The university’s flight training organization, FIT Aviation, has earned authorization from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to become the first Approved Training Organization (ATO) to achieve compliance under new European standards.

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FIT Aviation Programs Receive Five New Aircraft from Piper Aircraft, Inc.


MELBOURNE, FLA.— The flight training arm of Florida Institute of Technology is welcoming a shipment of five new airplanes. The aircraft delivered Feb. 21 are Piper Archer TX models with Garmin G1000 glass cockpit avionics systems. These aircraft bring the flight school’s fleet total to 46 aircraft overall and 13 of the type after the initial delivery of eight Archers in May of 2013.

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