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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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L3Harris finding employment opportunities for graduate cadets

In 2021 more than 80 L3Harris graduates have found employment opportunities.

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  • Duration 3 minute read
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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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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 pilot salary: How much does a pilot earn in the US?

Are you thinking about becoming a commercial pilot? Find how much pilots earn in the US before you kick start your journey to becoming a pilot!

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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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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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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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Women In Aviation - Rachel Schauerhamer

Rachel, L3Harris Flight Instructor shares her story from previously working as a hairstylist to taking a leap of faith and pursuing a career as a pilot.

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Women In Aviation - Maria Kompothecras

Maria Kompothecras, Flight Instructor at our Sanford Flight Academy shares her story as she celebrates the one-year anniversary working her first aviation job.

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Women In Aviation - Angelina Ajdukovic

Angelina Ajdukovic, Certified Flight Instructor at our Sanford Flight Academy shares her aviation journey from travelling to teaching to pilot training.

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  • Duration 4 minute read
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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