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Airline Academy
Using Chapter 31 VA Benefits To Fund Pilot Training - Michael's Journey

We caught up with Michael Smith, an L3Harris student using Chapter 31 VA benefits (vocational rehabilitation) to fund his training, about his journey.

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
Women In Aviation - Crystal Gomez

Crystal Gomez, L3Harris Flight Academy Certified Flight Instructor shares her aviation training journey, from Mexico to Sanford, Florida!

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
Women In Aviation - Victoria Wolter

Victoria Wolter, L3Harris Flight Academy CFI talks about her journey from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and an architecture degree, to student and Flight Instructor.

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
Women In Aviation - Joy Ekakitie

Joy, L3Harris Flight Academy student shares her aviation journey from Lagos, Nigeria all the way to the United States.

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  • Duration 4 minute read
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Airline Academy
L3Harris Flight Academy scholarship winner Cavin Turner: My aviation journey

One of our 2021 High School Senior Merit Scholarship winners, Cavin Turner, discusses his aviation background and why L3Harris was his number one choice

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  • Duration 4 minute read
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Airline Academy
From L3Harris Flight Academy to a major airline: David Golladay's aviation journey

My name is David Golladay, and I worked as an instructor at L3Harris Flight Academy for two years.

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  • Duration 2 minute read
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Airline Academy
From L3Harris Flight Academy student to First Officer at Republic Airways

My name is Cody and I am currently a First Officer for Republic Airways. Ever since I was a kid, I knew I wanted to become a pilot.

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
Becoming the first female commercial airline pilot from Saudi Arabia

Hi! My name is Yasmeen Al Maimani, I’m from Saudi Arabia, and in 2019 I became my country’s first female commercial airline pilot.

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
From the military to commercial pilot training

2021 L3Harris Flight Academy Veterans Scholarship winner Brian Rulison shares his story: from a military career to commercial pilot training.

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
An aviation journey to flight school training: Mariah's career change story

Mariah, L3Harris cadet pilot shares her career change story from being a teacher to taking a leap of faith and pursuing her dream of becoming a pilot.

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  • Duration 3 minute read
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Airline Academy
The journey from L3Harris Flight Instructor to CommutAir First Officer

Sergey Kireyev, shares his story, from the origins of his aviation interest to becoming a Flight Instructor with L3Harris, and now joining CommutAir as a pilot.

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  • Duration 2 minute read
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Airline Academy
From marketing to aviation

Jade, flight instructor at our Sanford Flight Academy shares how she transitioned from marketing to aviation and took to the skies to pursue a new career.

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  • Duration 3 minute read