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Yousif Noori – Instrument Rating

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Yousif Noori Instrument Rating FSCJ Cessna 172   Congratulations to Yousif Noori (right) on his Instrument Rating. He stands with examiner Matt Blythe (left) and his flight instructor Neal Moore (center).

FSCJ Fly-In and Discover Flights for Veterans

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WJXT Channel 4 visited the Florida State College at Jacksonville Aviation Center on Nov. 10 to witness the Fly-In and Discovery Flights the College and Sunrise Aviation hosted for veterans. By Michael Corby Fri, November 15, 2013 5:24 pm EDT FSCJ hosted an Aviation Center Open House and Fly-In (like an auto show, but for… Read more »

Florida Businesses Eye Mideast Aviation Show

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We are visiting the Dubai Airshow this week and have received and overwhelming amount of support. We have been fortunate to network with many other businesses and reach out to our customers as a result. For those interested, please read some of the articles which have been made available via various sources throughout the country…. Read more »

Florida businesses promote state’s aviation industry to wealthy Arab clients at Dubai Airshow

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Facing stagnation and even economic downturn back home, 11 Florida companies are hawking aviation equipment and training services at the Dubai Airshow, located in a sprawling Arabian desert site that will soon be home to the region’s newest mega-airport. The industry’s most lucrative deals are increasingly being inked in the Middle East, and the biennial… Read more »

José L. Rodriguez – First Solo Cessna 172

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José L. Rodriguez Florida State College First Solo Cessna 172 N674DW Jose is getting his shirt tail cut off by his C.F.I. John Miller. This is a tradition done to all new pilots on successful completion of their first solo flight.

Bryan Lundblad

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Bryan Lundblad FSCJ Commercial Pilot Single Engine Land Cessna 172 & Piper Arrow   Congratulations to Bryan Lundblad, right, on his new Commercial Pilot License with his examiner Duane Brown, left.

Kudos to Sunrise Flight Academy!

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Kudos to Sunrise Flight Academy!

The City of Jacksonville recently hosted an appreciation ceremony to recognize  local businesses who provide outstanding support for veterans.   The Jobs for Vets Recognition Ceremony was held July 9th.  Sunrise Flight Academy, with facilities in both Jacksonville and Ormond Beach, was recognized as one of the organizations whose special efforts result in more jobs for… Read more »

Sunrise Aviation and FSCJ Ready to Welcome Chinese Flight Students

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Sunrise Aviation and FSCJ Ready to Welcome Chinese Flight Students

Sunrise Aviation and Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) recently completed the signing of an agreement welcoming students from China to enroll in the college’s Associate of Science Professional Pilot Technology degree program. Sunrise Aviation is the exclusive flight training partner for FSCJ. The memorandum of understanding was executed on March 20, 2013 and signed… Read more »

Sunrise Aviation Participates in Jacksonville Career and Resource Fair

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Sunrise Aviation Participates in Jacksonville Career and Resource Fair

Sunrise Aviation participates in Jacksonville Career and Resource Fair hosted by the City of Jacksonville at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. FSCJ and Sunrise’s own flight students, Ben Hakenson and Elliot Corderio were on hand to talk with anyone having a desire to be a professional pilot or pursue a career in aviation. The event… Read more »