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.Full Article
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45 Years of Preparing The World's Aviation Professionals
We are proud of and practice the Florida Tech mantra: “High Tech with a Human Touch.” The College of Aeronautics is recognized as one of the top university-based aviation programs in the nation. Our programs and faculty have earned an international reputation for excellence in the education and preparation of aviation professionals. We are responsible for graduate and undergraduate programs in the Aeronautical Sciences to include Aviation Management, Pilot/Flight Crew, Aviation Computer Science, Meteorology, Airport Management and Development, Human Factors, and Aviation Safety. The college enrolls 400 undergraduate and graduate students in programs on its Melbourne campus, in its Aeronautical Science Program in Panama, and many others through distance learning.
Nearly all graduates secure employment in the aviation industry in airline operations, airport and airline management, as flight crew members, and in varied, responsible positions within corporate aviation and government agencies.
We deliver world class educational programs that lead to both flight and non-flight aviation careers. The success of our graduates and our international reputation for excellence speaks volumes about the programs we offer. It is the college’s intent to achieve and maintain a stable, highly sought after, top quality university aviation educational opportunity in an institutional environment known for technical excellence.
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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.Full Article
Florida Tech Partners with Four European Flight Training Organizations, Expands Global Mission
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Even as global pilot shortages are predicted, Florida Institute of Technology Aviation Programs has joined forces with four European Approved Training Organizations (ATOs) to enhance the university’s pilot training capacity.Full Article
Florida Tech Leads FAA Center of Excellence Meeting for Commercial Space Transportation in Washington, D.C.
MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology was one of nine core universities in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation Third Annual Technical Meeting.Full Article
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