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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
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
Aviation industry recovery and pilot demand

There’s no denying it’s been a rough year and a half for the aviation industry and it’s been particularly tough on pilots, both current and aspiring.

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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
Observations from training in 2020

Carl Gegenheimer, Chief Flight Instructor and Head of Flight Training for L3Harris’ US training sites shares his observations from training in 2020.

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  • Duration 5 minute read
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Airline Academy
Immersive Simulation: A new world of training?

Virtual Reality could provide endless possibilities to the pilot training industry. Sam, L3Harris Engineer shares how this technology can shape the future.

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  • Duration 6 minute read
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Airline Academy
Student life at the L3Harris Florida Flight School

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to train at our Florida Flight Academy? Whilst becoming a pilot you can also enjoy the exciting sunshine state of Florida.