The College of Aeronautics at Florida Tech educates some of the best and brightest professionals in the global aviation community. Undergraduate and graduate students alike join us from around the world to not only earn their own degrees and certifications but to immerse themselves in the aviation industry and solve complex problems that make an impact on the world. The aeronautics faculty is largely comprised of professors with professional experience and who are experts in their fields of specialization. Students gain experience with research as undergraduates and all students have access to world class facilities from the flight line to the simulator center. Aspiring pilots start their flight training in the first semester at the Emil Buehler Center for Aviation Training and Research.
The College of Aeronautics is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).
Florida Tech and Grumman Aerospace and its former CEO, George Skurla, have deep connections stretching back decades that helped shape both institutions.
Thanks to an aid efforts led by Florida Institute of Technology, thousands of pounds of medical supplies, food and generators were flown directly to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
Chesapeake Gustin and Sherisse Pierre will fly 2,600 miles from Maryland to New Mexico as participants in the 41st annual Air Race Classic.