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College of Aeronautics

Welcome To The College Of Aeronautics

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 has 4 undergraduate programs accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

In the News

Student Wins Prestigious Postgrad Scholarship

Student Wins Prestigious Postgrad Scholarship

Cherrise Ficke, a master’s student pursuing a degree in human factors in aeronautics, won the RADM Fred Lewis I/ITSEC Postgraduate Scholarship.

Spared Ian’s Wrath, FIT Aviation Pays It Forward with Supply Flights to Naples

Spared Ian’s Wrath, FIT Aviation Pays It Forward with Supply Flights to Naples

On Friday, seven of the flight school’s aircraft were flown to Naples Airport, transporting supplies for victims of Hurricane Ian.

Florida Tech to Purchase Additional Planes with Buehler Trust Award

Florida Tech to Purchase Additional Planes with Buehler Trust Award

The new airplanes will allow FIT Aviation to increase its flight training capacity to better serve current and future flight students.

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