The Aeronautics - Pilot Training degree program at Gateway Technical College will prepare students for an exciting career in aviation as a professional pilot able to work in a variety of settings including airlines, corporations, flight training companies, law enforcement, state and federal agencies, and other transportation companies. Students benefit from both highly trained instructors and quality program equipment. The program faculty are FAA certified flight instructors and many have worked as professional pilots bringing valuable, real world experience to the classroom. Program equipment includes aircraft with the latest in GPS navigation equipment and aircraft management systems. In addition, classroom instruction includes work with flight simulators that mimic airplane equipment.
The Aeronautics – Pilot Training program uses a petition process for program courses. Students are selected based on completion of academic eligibility requirements and district residency status. Visit the What is Petitioning webpage for additional information.
For additional information of course offerings, program flight hours and cost, see the 2017-2018 Aeronautics Course Costs table.