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    Palo Alto College
  Nov 29, 2020
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Aviation Technology: Aviation Management, A.A.S.

The Aviation Management program prepares an individual at the mid-management level for various areas of the aviation industry including support positions in airport management; air carrier operations; corporate aviation departments; and national, state, and local aviation agencies, authorities or boards. Potential positions also may be available with aviation service organizations and manufacturers.

Classes leading to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification must adhere to FAA guidelines. These guidelines require students to attend a minimum number of classroom hours. Students not meeting these attendance requirements will not be certified.

Advisory Committee
Durwood Blasingame, CEO, Professional Pilot, Saber Helicopters, Inc.
Darren Bond, Professional Pilot, Aircraft Captain, Southwest Airlines
William Gunn, Director of System & Training-Aviation Division, TXDOT
Tim O’Krongley, Asst. Aviation Director, San Antonio Airport, City of San Antonio
Cynthia Rankin, Assoc Director-John Jay HS Science Academy, Northside ISD
Byron Reed, Corporate Pilot, Professional Pilot, Zachry Construction, Inc. 
Gary Ritchey, CEO, Professional Pilot, Air Transit Solutions
John Sherlock, Senior Petroleum Executive-Retired, Valero/Ultramar Diamond Shamrock
Vicki Trumbell, Special Education Specialist-Retired
Shelly Tumbleson, Vice. Pres. for Residual Fuels & Intermediates, Tesoro Corporation

Related Degrees and Certificates

Aviation Technology: Air Traffic Control, A.A.S. 

Aviation Technology: Aviation Security, A.A.S. 

Aviation Technology: Professional Pilot, A.A.S.