February 14, 2017| 171

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 …

May 14, 2016| 149

Adjusting to the High Intensity Schedule of Airline Careers

Airline careers necessitate long hours of crushing boredom punctuated by short periods of intensity. The unique demands placed on airline pilots, crewmembers and mechanics can be met with lifestyle and attitude adjustments. Noah Timmins Aviation distinguishes itself from other industries as one that eschews the traditional “nine to five”, …

May 13, 2016| 108

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 …

January 28, 2016| 1

Helicopter Pilot Careers: What Jobs Are Out There?

John Peltier Wondering what’s available in helicopter pilot careers? Don’t worry, there’s no shortage these days. With the current cadre of Vietnam War-era pilots retired or retiring and an absence of younger military pilots filling their place, there are plenty of helicopter pilot careers available. Being a helicopter pilot isn’t just all about flyi …

January 20, 2016| 371

Flight Attendant Training: It’s More than the Seat Belt Demo

If the public had a clue as to how necessary flight attendants are and how rigorous the airline flight attendant training programs are, they’d can their stupid comments. Vern Weiss They are there neither to serve you a beverage nor bring you a pillow. That’s what the airline’s marketing departments tell them they should do but it&#8 …

January 19, 2016| 3 1

Helicopter Pilot Salary: How Much Can You Make?

John Peltier If you’re considering a career as a helicopter pilot , one of the many aspects you’re undoubtedly wondering about is a helicopter pilot’s salary. I wish there was an easy answer for this, but the truth is that with all of the helicopter pilot jobs available, the helicopter pilot salary range is very wide. But that’s one of the things tha …

January 14, 2016| 287

Careers in Aviation: Opportunities Outside of the Airlines

Bryce Bailey Professional pilot . What was the first image you just thought of? If it was an airline pilot , you’re probably like most everyone else in the country. There are many opportunities to earn a living in a variety of careers in aviation outside of the traditional airline track, however! Below are a few options to get you started. Agricultural …

January 4, 2016| 251

Aviation Careers: Looking at All the Available Options

If you love airplanes but are unsure if being a pilot is for you, like Heinz soup, there are 57 varieties of great aviation careers that are every bit as important and interesting. Vern Weiss Did I say 57 varieties? There are probably over 57 different kinds of aviation technicians alone! How d’ya choose one? And what if ‘ya find ‘y …

December 3, 2015| 280

Have You Ever Thought of Becoming a Pilot?

The Journey from Fixed Wing Single Engines to Jets Shawn Arena “What do you want to be when you grow up?” That is one question I am sure almost all of us can remember being asked by either parents, teachers, or friends when we were young. Most certainly we replied with an answer such as a ballplayer, a doctor, a nurse, or a fireman. As we mature and ex …

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