7 Female Pilots Throughout History

Future female pilots got their start a long time ago in history. If it weren’t for the innovations and pioneering spirit of many of these women, the aviation field landscape would be very different today. These are seven female pilots throughout history who paved the way for future pilots. Continue reading

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Women Who Shaped Aviation

Who were the women of aviation? Get your certification at any one of the community colleges in the Piedmont Triad area.

To many, if not all of us, it feels like airplanes have been around forever. For young people especially, aviation and air travel has all but lost its novelty as a world-changing technology. It’s difficult to imagine a time when people would have to sail across the ocean for months to visit other countries in an era when all it takes is a flight or two, depending on where you’re going. Continue reading

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Aviation Industry Trends

The aviation industry has always adapted to meet the needs of its passengers. However, with an increased focus on security and a dwindling number of millennials interested in aviation, can the industry continue to meet ever-increasing demand? Continue reading

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Airport Jobs: How Safety May Change for Airport Employees

Airport security is always an issue. It became the focus of the heist in Seattle's airport when an employee stole an aircraft and then crashed it, killing himself.

Many airport employees are wondering how their safety protocols will be affected following the shocking theft of a commercial airplane from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in August. Continue reading

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Five of the World’s Most Expensive Private Jets

Private luxury jet interior. Aviation Triad. Aircraft maintenance and careers.

Air travel has come a long way since the days of the Wright brothers, as aircraft have become increasingly powerful, efficient and comfortable. Today, private jets represent one of the most luxurious and stylish modes of transportation available. Of course, those amenities come with a hefty price tag. Here are five of the most expensive private jets around the world. Continue reading

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How to Get Started in an Aviation Career

Are you looking for a new career in aviation? Check out the educational opportunities here in the Piedmont Triad area.

Working toward a career in aviation can be a rewarding decision. The field has diverse job options – many of which are vital to our society – and it is in near-constant need of skilled personnel. If you are considering taking your career to new heights, here are some of the common positions in aviation and what you may need to get started. Continue reading

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The History of Air Force One

Air Force One flying over Mount Rushmore South Dakota.

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first president to fly by plane in 1943. Since then, the evolution of presidential aircraft has produced some of the most impressive, secure and luxurious planes in history. Continue reading

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Summer Activities in the Piedmont Triad

Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point all have fun things to do. Aviation Triad can help set you up for success in the aviation industry. Contact Us today!

From the Great Smoky Mountains to 300 miles of beaches, North Carolina offers an endless array of activities. Right in the middle of it all is the Piedmont Triad – an area rich in history that’s now home to the largest pottery community in the U.S. and the state’s most well-known wine region. Continue reading

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Seven of the Top Aerial Tours From Around the World

Adventures in Aviation. Some of the best scenic tours in the world. Aviation Triad. North Carolina. Piedmont Triad.

Ever think about seeing the world from the sky? It’s one thing to fly over Manhattan or the Grand Canyon on your way from one city to another on a passenger airline. But to take a tour, on purpose, just to see the amazing sites our world has to offer? If you could do that…where would you go? Continue reading

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Recent Aviation and Airline Trends

Aviation Triad wants you to succeed! Careers start in North Carolina, First in Flight!

Just like the automotive and computer industries are constantly evolving and adapting to consumer trends and new technology, the aviation industry is continually finding new and innovative ways to get people from point A to point B through the air. Continue reading

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