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Welcome to the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics

Since 1929, PIA has produced top notch aircraft mechanics and avionics technicians to enter the workforce in aviation maintenance, electronics, and other related fields. Our graduates are in demand throughout the US, and PIA offers placement assistance to help both students and alumni in their pursuit of employment in the field of aviation.

Are you interested in aircraft?  What about electronics, engines or sheet metal work? Do you just like working with your hands? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is the school for you!

PIA’s specialized Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) and Aviation Electronics Technology (AET) programs provide hands on experience. Our aviation maintenance program will prepare you for an exciting career as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified aircraft mechanic, and our aviation electronics (or avionics) program leads to opportunities as a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensed avionics technician.

Latest News

  • 07AUG

    Instructional Position Available

    PIA is currently accepting applications for the following position. Interested parties should click the link below. Full Time Physics InstructorLocation: West Mifflin, PACategory: InstructionalType: Full Time, Salary Compensation: Commensurate with education, experience and campus locationReports to: Director of Campus Operations Minimum Skills, Education, and Experience Bachelor’s degree in Physics or relevant subject area with at least

  • 30JUL
    Hagerstown Campus receives 2014 School of Distinction Award

    Hagerstown Campus receives 2014 School of Distinction Award

    PIA’s Hagerstown Campus has been recognized as an Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) School of Distinction Award for 2014.  The ACCSC School of Distinction Award recognizes member schools that: Demonstrate a commitment to the expectations and rigors of ACCSC accreditation Deliver quality educational programs to students Provide excellent career services to graduates The

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