Flying Salukis Win Regional Championship
Please join us in congratulating the Flying Saluki’s for their recent win at the SAFECON Region 8 flying competition hosted by Purdue University. The competition at this event included Purdue University and Lewis University. The Salukis won the overall event trophy and came in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in most of the individual events as well!
Preflight Inspection - Trent Medernach 1st place
Aircraft Rec - Nick Weber 1st place, Andrew Finer 2nd place, Trent Medernach 3rd place
Coach of the Year - Teddy Keenan
Computer Accuracy - Andrew Finer 1st place, Jon Ezell 2nd place, Colin Heisler 3rd place
Ground Trainer - Andrew Finer 2nd place
Message Drop - Andrew Finer/Warren Wudtke 1st place, Jon Ezell/ Angel Cochran 2nd place
Power - off Landing - Brody Wilson 1st place, Andrew Finer 2nd place, Jon Ezell 3rd place
Soft Field Landing - Jon Ezell 1st place, Robert Kay 2nd place
SCAN - Robert Kay 1st place, Jon Ezell 2nd place, Matt Browning 3rd place
Top Pilot - Jon Ezell 1st place, Robert Kay 2nd place, Matt Browning 3rd place
The Salukis came in first overall and first in nearly all of the individual events too! This is their 8th straight regional title. Now they move on to the National competition in May!
2018 UNITED AIRLINES AVIATION CAREER DAY
The United Airlines Aviation Career Day is October 20, 2018. We are happy to have United Airlines flying students to our campus. This event is designed for high school students in the Chicago area who are interested in aviation. The event begins at 6 a.m. with check-in at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago for a flight to Southern Illinois Airport at Carbondale-Murphysboro, Illinois. The selected students will be flown to Carbondale to tour SIU's aviation facilities, the main SIU campus, the SIU Student Center, and Recreation Center. Students will be flown back to Chicago by around 5:30 p.m. the same day.
AMS Career Fair 2018
When: Friday, November 9
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Transportation Education Center - Southern Illinois Airport
Something for all AVM, AF and AVT students - come check it out!
2018 AMS Banquet
When: Friday, November 9
Time: Begins at 7:00 p.m.
Location: SIU Student Center Ballrooms
Speaker will be alumni Jennifer Byrne - First Officer aboard B-737 of American Airlines
Tickets available online or at the front reception desk.
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Why SIU Aviation?
SIU Aviation offers a comprehensive aviation program offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in aviation. SIU Aviation has three different undergraduate majors including Aviation Flight, Aviation Management and Aviation Technologies.
SIU Aviation Flight program is accredited by Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).