January 15, 2020| 1

AOPA Flight Training Scholarships are Now Available for 2020

Upper Limit is excited to spread the word that AOPA has over 100 scholarships available for student pilots and pilots to start or enhance their flying career! Finding ways to finance flight training can be challenging, and one great resource is scholarships. In 2019, AOPA awarded more than 123 scholarships worth more than $1 million dollars. And now …

March 17, 2017| 858

FAPA Pilot Job Fairs and Future Pilot Forums on the Horizon

FAPA members enjoy both registration fee discounts and FAPA Premier members may receive priority at FAPA Pilot Job Fairs. Upper Limit Aviation is proud to promote FAPA (Future and Active Pilot Advisers) and their three upcoming Pilot Job Fairs, and three Future Pilot Forums, scheduled to coincide with each other. According to the company, the FAPA P …

February 14, 2017| 618

Regional Airline Association’s 2017 Scholarships Now Available

The submission deadline for 2017 RAA Scholarships is May 1, 2017. If you’re studying for a career in aviation  with Upper Limit Aviation and eyeing the Captain’s chair , you may be interested to know that the RAA’s (Regional Airline Association) 2017 scholarship window is open, and the RAA says that they will be awarding four $4,000 …

January 24, 2017| 508

UAS Taking Off With Sheriff Departments Around the Country

Law enforcement officials are using UAS for a variety of purposes, from search and rescue to crime scene documentation. With the FAA putting new rules and requirements for sUAS ( S mall U nmanned A ircraft S ystems) operators into place on August 29, 2016, use of UAS is set for massive growth in a number of organizations and industries. And one of the mo …

May 13, 2016| 439

Upper Limit Aviation Open House Featured on KUTV

Anders Clark Upper Limit Aviation’s recent open house was featured on KUTV News , as one of their featured STEM stories. 1 Upper Limit staff headed into the 2News studio to show off some aviation related tools and discuss what would be covered at the aviation open house . ULA started by showing sectional charts, flight plans, and an iPad, and disc …

March 11, 2016| 824

The Growing Pilot Problem is Getting Worse for Regional Carriers

Anders Clark Republic Airways recently filed for bankruptcy , but few people were aware of it. That’s in part because Republic Airways is not a recognized name in air travel. However, many people fly with Republic on a regular basis and just aren’t aware of it. Republic operates a variety of flights for Delta Connection, United Express an …

February 29, 2016| 664

Continuing Pilot Shortage Causes Airline to File for Bankruptcy

Anders Clark Don’t think the continuing pilot shortage is having an effect on the aviation industry ? Tell that to Republic Airways, a major feeder airline who has just declared bankruptcy in New York. Republic flies smaller regional jets for three major carriers, Delta Airlines , American Airlines and United Airlines . And they say that the cont …

February 27, 2016| 448

Aviation Degree Programs: Taking a Look at What’s Available

Mark Overman Getting started in the aviation industry can be a daunting task, especially if you’re a newcomer and have caught the aviation bug . Fortunately, there are great aviation degree programs that are tailored to both pilots and non-pilots. When selecting a training program there two main considerations we will discuss. The first is a question …

November 1, 2015| 697 0

A Growing Number of Professional Pilot Jobs

Many frequent visitors to Upper Limit Aviation ‘s website already know that now is a tremendous time to be a professional pilot. The amount of professional pilot jobs available today has increased substantially , outnumbering any previous time in commercial aviation history. The ongoing hiring boom shows no signs of slowing down, with even grea …

October 13, 2015| 2 0

Pilot Shortage: What Should the Aviation Industry Do?

With a thirty-five percent increase in global travelers, there are more than half a million  aviation positions currently available for qualified pilots. The aviation industry is working hard to meet that demand, but experts are saying there may be a serious pilot shortage . Both fixed wing and helicopter pilots are required and, in addition, many pi …

October 5, 2015| 401 0

Two Devoted Pilots Perish in Accident

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A Cessna 152 operated by two pilots from Southern Utah University were involved in a fatal accident at approximately 1 p.m. today six miles west of Cedar City, Utah. The Iron County Sheriff’s department was notified of the accident, and began their investigation. Provost, Brad Cook said, “Our hearts go out to the family and loved o …

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