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Top 3 Aviation Maintenance Jobs to Pursue After Your Degree

Aviation Maintenance Jobs - California Aeronautical University CAU

After graduating from an aviation maintenance technology school, there are many aviation maintenance jobs available, here are three types of jobs to consider.  Aviation mechanics are essential to the safety and smooth operation of the aviation industry. These men and women tend to airplanes not only when they are damaged or require replacement parts, but …

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Understanding Traffic Pattern and How It Affects Flight

Understanding Traffic Pattern - California Aeronautical University CAU

Learning about and understanding traffic pattern is an important aspect of a student’s flight training; here’s what you should know. The rectangle of the traffic pattern (it is inaccurate to refer to the holding pattern as “circling”) is much more than a mindless rotating around an airport or landing field. This maneuver, which is learned …

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Three Ways Flight Simulation Makes You a Better Pilot

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Flight simulation is largely how pilots with advanced certificates and ratings prepare to fly new aircraft. CAU offers state of the art flight simulators as a tool for students. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allows some flight training to take place out of the cockpit. “Flying” a simulator, or “flight training device”, has become a …

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Into the Cockpit: Flying As a Bush Pilot

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Bush pilot flying is used for military maneuvers, rescue during weather emergencies, and reconnaissance. Explore what bush flying has to offer! There are many more aspects to a flying career than just  major and regional airlines. Some pilots prefer to stay with smaller airplanes and perform specific tasks in rural or tourist areas. Work as …

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