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Cockpit Distractions | CAU

Fools, Babies, and Pets in the Cockpit

In the news recently was a report of an issue some fellow airline passengers had with a woman who had brought an ostensible “service animal” with her on a commercial flight.  The animal was supposedly there to be a necessary, therapeutic companion.  Apparently, the woman needed the animal’s succor to be able to sit civilly in an airplane passenger compartment....

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California Aeronautical University 2018 Top Hawk University

Each year, ten of our nation’s top performing aviation universities are invited by Textron-Cessna to apply for the Top Hawk program.  Of those ten, only five are selected for Top Hawk Program. The Top Hawk program is designed to reward exceptional universities through a partnership internship by providing them with a brand-new Cessna 172 aircraft, equipped with the latest technology,...

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Business Degrees | CAU

New Programs and CAU – Bachelors in Aviation Business Admin and MBA

California Aeronautical University is excited to announce three new program offerings! CAU now accepting applications for the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students in the Bachelors of Science in Aviation Business Management will obtain their degree in just three years.  This program includes courses like Accounting Principles, Payroll Accounting, Aviation Law, Entrepreneurship, along...

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Meet our Staff – Interview with Adam Stoughton Director of Flight Ops Chief Flight Instructor

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Adam did not always look to the sky chasing his dreams.  Growing up, Adam had aspirations to be a Solider.  In college, he originally had a major in Adult Physical Education but after taking an introduction to aviation course, he changed his minor to aviation and eventually his major after completing his private pilot at just...

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Airline Cadet Programs – What Are They?

The world of professional aviation can take many forms from airliners to corporate flying, career flight instructing to skydiving operations.  The largest portion of university students hoping to become professional pilots will ultimately head to the airlines.  To help bridge the gap between school and employment, many regional airlines have created cadet programs which give students resources not available to...

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