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Airplane Avionics - California Aeronautical University

What Is Avionics and How Do They Affect Pilots?

Avionics affects pilots in nearly every aspect of flying, but what is it and why is it important? The word “avionics” is an abbreviation for aviation electronics. The senior editor of Aviation Week and Space Technology, Phillip J. Klass, first used the term in 1949. Avionics can include navigation, radio, monitoring of aircraft performance. It involves the design, installation,...

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Aviation Administration Jobs - California Aeronautical University

3 Aviation Administration Jobs To Consider After Graduation

After graduating from an aeronautical university, there are many aviation administration jobs available to students. Here are 3 to consider. In such a rapidly changing economic environment, students who are completing their degrees might wonder about where they fit into a workplace. Those who have chosen an aeronautical university usually have more options than those who have not,...

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Ground Reference Maneuvers - California Aeronautical University

Ground Reference Maneuvers: A Student’s Guide

Student pilots must become familiar with ground reference maneuvers in order to demonstrate controlled airmanship. Ground reference maneuvers involve using an airplane’s flight controls to affect the course of flight. Knowing these are necessary to operate in an airport traffic pattern. A solid understanding of pitch, roll, and yaw are all involved, as are learning to understand the...

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Study Tips for Aviation Students - California Aeronautical University

3 Study Tips for Aviation Students to Excel This Year

For students pursuing a degree in the aviation field, these three study tips can help you excel in your education this year. If you are an aviation student and determined that your 2021 is going to outshine your 2020 (although let’s face it—the bar is not that high), there is plenty that you as a flight student can do immediately...

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Choosing the Right Aviation College - California Aeronautical University

New Year, New Career: How to Choose the Right Aviation College for You

New year, new career! For those who have an interest in aviation, the new year is the perfect time to begin your studies. Here are four tips to find the right aviation college for you. While many college students enroll in courses unsure of their career objectives, those who have chosen aviation colleges are typically different. They generally...

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