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Flying An Airplane Vs. Being Flown | CAU

The Awesome and Surprising Experience of Flying an Airplane

Unlike actually flying an airplane, virtually all of us have been passengers in one.  If we’re in an airliner, we watch the flight attendants move around the cabin and act predictably.  We’ll hear cabin announcements made by the cockpit crew and, if we’re extremely lucky, we will even be able to hear the announcement well enough to understand what they’re...

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First Time Passenger | Cal Aero

Taking a First Time Passenger Flying

A freshly-minted pilot’s first thought is invariably very exciting:  I want to take my friends or family up into the air while I’m at the controls!  Of course, there’s another agenda, even if we don’t always admit it:  Most new pilots with their private pilot certificate like showing off, at least a little.  And pilots should be completely okay with...

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California Aeronautical University grads cleared for takeoff with Compass Airlines

Compass Airlines Instructor Pathway Program offers extraordinary career opportunity for CAU graduates. BAKERSFIELD, CA — Graduates of California Aeronautical University’s professional pilot programs have a clear pathway to a flight career with Compass Airlines. During a recent visit to California Aeronautical University, Compass Airlines recruiters met with students and officially welcomed CAU graduates into the Compass Instructor Pathway Pilot Program....

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Three things you need to know about getting your BS in Aviation Business Administration

To kick-start your Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Business Administration, here are the three things that you need to know! First, you need to know what qualifications are required for administrative personnel in the aviation industry. Most of these positions include, but are not limited to administrative assistants, data entry workers, public relations specialists, and those who work in the human...

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California Aeronautical University selected as Top Hawk University

Textron Aviation Inc., the leading general aviation authority, today announced it has selected California Aeronautical University for the 2018 Top Hawk program. California Aeronautical University (CAU) will take delivery of a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 to support flight training, university recruiting efforts and promotional activities throughout the year. “Here at California Aeronautical University, we’re honored to have been selected as a Top Hawk...

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