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California Aeronautical University Hosts U.S. Air Force AIM High Flight Academy for Second Year

California Aeronautical University (CAU) is proud to announce it will host the U.S. Air Force’s AIM High Flight Academy for the second consecutive year this summer.  Organized by the Air Force Recruiting Service Detachment 1, the AIM HIGH Flight Academy (AHFA) is an esteemed aviation scholarship program for a three-week introductory flight academy.   In a …


CAU Flies to a Greener Future with Unleaded Aviation Fuel

California Aeronautical University (CAU) is propelling forward with exciting new developments that aim to reshape the landscape of a more environmentally friendly aviation and education. With a commitment to innovation, CAU is spearheading initiatives that not only enhance the learning experience for students but also contribute to the advancement of the aviation industry. One of …


Upcoming Events – April 2024


April 2024 Events Join us as for a Q&A session with Vicky Benzing led by Matt Johnston, California Aeronautical University President. This will be held at the California Aeronautical University (CAU) location at Montgomery Gibbs Executive Airport in April 17th at 2pm.   Learn about Vicky’s career in aviation including her corporate flying, aerobatics, air racing …


California Aeronautical University Expands Flight Training Fleet with 15 Cessna Skyhawk Aircraft

WICHITA, KS (March 18, 2024) — Textron Aviation today announced an agreement with California Aeronautical University for the purchase of 15 Cessna Skyhawk aircraft with deliveries beginning in 2027. The new aircraft will be added to their current fleet and will be used at the various Western United States locations including Bakersfield, CA, San Diego, …


CAU Flight Team Earns Coveted Invite to National Flight Competition, Seeks Community Support to Soar to Victory

California Aeronautical University’s Flight Team has earned an invitation to participate in a national intercollegiate flight competition, where they’ll compete against the top flight teams representing colleges, universities, and academies from around the country. Hosted by the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA), SAFECON is an annual competition consisting of flight and ground challenges designed to …


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