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.
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics students and instructors received major recognition at the Aviation Technician Education Council Conference on April 7 in San Antonio, Texas. Director of Campus Operations Gary Hoyle attended the event. Hoyle said he advocated PIA’s students and staff to apply for the honors. “I challenged the faculty and students to step up
32 companies plan to participate in PIA’s Spring Career Fair on March 26 at 10 AM. This event will mark the largest career fair PIA has held in recent years. Company representatives from the aviation, manufacturing, oil & gas and trucking industries will meet with prospective employees to answer questions, view résumés and potentially interview