Aviation Management News & Research
Capt. Bill Thurber didn’t beat around the bush. The veteran pilot of 30 years who now works as one of four chief Atlanta pilots for Delta Air Lines, told aviation students in a recent visit to the Harbert College of Business, “our industry is getting grey. We need somebody to carry the torch.”
The War Eagle Flying Team took second overall and first place in flying events at the NIFA SAFECON Region IX Competition Oct. 29-Nov. 2 at the Auburn University Regional Airport, earning the program a trip to the national competition May 12-17 in Columbus, Ohio.
Industry Weeks continue this week as the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business welcomes representatives from the field of Supply Chain, Operations and Aviation Management, and hosts a number of events preparing students for the big week.
Effective immediately, aviation graduates from the Auburn University Raymond J. Harbert College of Business will be eligible to earn Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificates with as few as 1,000 flying hours rather than 1,500 hours, as mandated by a new law which took effect on Aug 2.
Auburn University’s War Eagle Flying Team recently earned a National Safety Award at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s SAFECON 2013 competition in Columbus, Ohio.
Kris Frost, a sophomore majoring in professional flight management, is a linebacker and aspiring pilot.
Auburn associated with University Gateway Program, which gives professional flight students the opportunity to land a job at a major airline early in their careers.
Representatives from 33 different firms in Aviation, Supply Chain and Operations Management filled the ground floor at Lowder Hall Wednesday, showcasing their respective companies and what makes their business attractive in the job market.
Auburn University’s College of Business Industry Weeks will conclude this week with rounds of mock interview training, industry-related seminars and campus visits by representatives of 29 Aviation Management, Professional Flight and Supply Chain Management firms.
Representing the second-oldest university aviation program in the nation, Auburn’s competitive flight team placed second overall at the 2011 Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) Region IX Flight Competition.