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Aviation and Flight Training

The Aviation Technology program is ideal for individuals who have an interest in exciting aviation careers. Students will be trained for employment as pilots with commercial, airlines, regional airlines, as well as air charter operations and corporate flight departments. Students who are seeking to earn a pilot's license for personal enjoyment are invited to attend our classes for a professional education. Our courses provide students with a solid background in aerodynamics, airplane system knowledge, navigation, meteorology, Federal Aviation regulations and the physical and psychological requirements for the safe operation in the National Airspace system. For those students who wish to pursue a career in aviation other than that of pilot, our Aviation Management program prepares students for careers in marketing, sales, airline operation or administration.

We are proud to announce the arrival of our two FAA certified Advanced Aviation Training Devices. These simulators present a realistic flight experience that can reduce the cost of flight training while providing a quality, true-to-life training environment..

Our current staff includes four professors, all former or current airline pilots. Our highly skilled instructors provide the benefit of decades of professional experience and the ultimate aviation expertise.

Cheryl Lee S. Freedman - Chief Ground instructor, Program Coordinator and Associate Professor - Retired United Airline Pilot, BS Education, California University of Pennsylvania, M.Ed., special education, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

Kevin Laster - Adjunct Professor - Current Delta Airlines pilot, Lt. Col. US Marine Corps (ret), BA Communications Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California 

Ethan Cirinelli - Adjunct Professor - Republic Airlines pilot, AS Aviation Technology, Community College of Allegheny County, 
BS Finance, Penn State University 

William Schratz - Adjunct Professor - Current Fed Ex pilot, former Southwest pilot, B-717 check airman, US Air Force (ret), BS Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, MBA Louisiana Tech University 

Aviation and Flight Training Programs at CCAC

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If you would like to learn more about these programs click on the links below to go to the CCAC Online Catalog.

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