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Vlad Poliak ‘20 earns solo pilot endorsement

Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Vladimir Poliak ‘20 on earning his solo pilot endorsement. Vlad flew solo for the first time on February 26, 2020, in a Cessna 172 aircraft, tail number N99265, at Albert Whitted Airport.

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Careers in Aviation Expo featured a wide-range of speakers with different career paths

Guest speakers from left to right: Douglas Pearson Sr., Brigitte Lakah, Nicole Stott, Chris Thomas, April Allen, Ben Srock, and Marisha Falk

According to the Boeing Company’s industry forecast, more than 800,000 new pilots and 679,000 aircraft technicians will be needed over the next 20 years. With air travel increasing worldwide, career opportunities are also booming in aviation business and finance, airport management, air traffic control, aerospace engineering, aviation data analytics, aviation cybersecurity, and more.
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Aviation student Andrew Jeon ’21 earns solo flight endorsement

Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Andrew Jeon on earning his student pilot solo endorsement. Andrew flew solo for the first time at Manatee Airport in a Piper Archer PA-28 aircraft tail number N82746 on January 8, 2020.

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Aviation students are flying high in the school’s popular Aviation Program

Since 1998, Admiral Farragut Academy has prepared young men and women to soar. While students at other schools might be focusing on an upcoming math exam, students in Farragut’s Aviation program master the fundamentals of flight, both on campus and in the air. Read more

Aramco brat and pilot April Allen ’00 joins JetBlue

April Allen, whose parents worked at Aramco ExPat during her high school years, attended Admiral Farragut Academy as a boarding student and graduated with the Class of 2000. Read more

Students learn direct path for aviation career, presented by American Airlines

According to American Airlines and aviation industry reports, in the next 20 years there will be a shortage of airline pilots and mechanics. In fact the reports expect the hiring of 120,000 more pilots and 6,500 mechanics. Read more

At Farragut, our students don’t just excel, they soar!

Students as young as 9 have been learning to fly at Admiral Farragut Academy, where 2018-19 was a year of groundbreaking advances for the school’s Aviation Program.

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Aviation student David Zhou ’19 earns solo flight endorsement

Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating David Zhou on earning his solo endorsement. David flew solo for the first time at Albert Whitted Airport in a Cessna 172, tail number N54067, on April 24, 2019, on runway 18.

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Aviation student Eiki “Luke” Matsuyoshi ’19 earns private pilot certificate

Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Eiki “Luke” Matsuyoshi ’19 on earning his Private Pilot Certificate. Luke passed his Private Pilot check ride with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, with his first solo flight on Saturday, December 8th.

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Aviation student Alex Oi Moreno ’19 earns private pilot certificate

Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Alex Oi Moreno ’19 on earning his Private Pilot certificate. Alex passed his Private Pilot check ride with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019.

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