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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 »

Daniel Allen FSCJ – First Solo Cessna 152

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Daniel Allen FSCJ – First Solo Cessna 152

Daniel Allen Florida State College First Solo Cessna 152 N933SA Daniel, on the left, with his flight instructor Moi Hoang in the “Cutting of the Tail” Ceremony following Daniel’s first solo flight. The cutting of the shirt tale is a time honored tradition for pilot students signifying they are able to fly without their instructor… Read more »

Airline Pilot Shortage Update

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Airline Pilot Shortage Update

Industry Groups Request GAO to investigate Pilot Shortage Many of the largest and most active aviation industry groups have come together to ask the Government Accountability Office (GAO) be directed to study what many are now calling “the looming pilot shortage.” These industry groups include the Regional Airline Association, National Business Aviation Association, National Air… Read more »

Robert Crognale FSCJ – First Solo Cessna 172

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Robert Crognale FSCJ – First Solo Cessna 172

Robert Crognale Florida State College First Solo Cessna 172 Robert Crognale has his shirt tale cut off by his flight instructor Moi Hoang. The cutting of the shirt tail is an old pilot tradition for all first solos. It signifies that a student is capable of flying the aircraft without an instructor onboard.

Flight Training China – Sunrise Aviation Poised to Train Chinese Pilots

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Flight Training China – Sunrise Aviation Poised to Train Chinese Pilots

Sunrise Aviation and Shanghai EasyFly have developed an innovative 4 year flight training program for Chinese high school graduates that will include intensive English language instruction, a four year bachelor’s degree, all pilot ratings including multi-engine commercial pilot and flight instructor, and an internship as a flight instructor. Chinese flight training students will be enrolled at Florida State College at Jacksonville.