Originally Published: March 11, 2018 5:55 a.m.
North-Aire Aviation, an FAA Part 141 flight school, has signed an agreement with Mokulele Airlines of Hawaii for a professional pilot track.
The Mokulele Pilot Track would be available to all North-Aire students, and would place them directly into an airline setting after the completion of their Commercial certificates at North-Aire Aviation.
This news follows the recent launch of North-Aire’s REDBIRD flight simulation lab. As a part of the agreement between North-Aire Aviation and Mokulele Airlines, North-Aire will be adding a fourth REDBIRD flight simulator, configured as a Cessna Caravan, the same commercial aircraft that Mokulele flies over the islands of Hawaii.
Jason Kopcsak, president of North-Aire, said this agreement provides a distinct advantage to qualifying North-Aire graduates by placing them into a professional job track years ahead of graduates from other flight schools, in addition to flying the islands of Hawaii as the start to a professional pilot career.
“It is imperative to North-Aire that our graduates have as many options available to them as possible for them to be able to fulfill their career goals,” Kopcsak said. “This agreement propels our students into the job force with less debt and better options than just about any other flight school out there.”
Greg Landers, COO of Mokulele Airlines, is enthusiastic about the agreement as well.
“Growing up to become a pilot is a dream of many, but the path is confusing and expensive,” Landers said. “Our new relationship will put this dream within reach for more striving to become professional pilots. North-Aire’s reputation for the highest standards and helping aspiring pilots reach their full potential was a key factor in our selection process.”
On Monday, March 12, Landers will be attending North-Aire’s Aloha BBQ to answer questions from current and prospective students. The barbecue will take place in North-Aire’s advanced flight simulation lab where students utilize the REDBIRD FMX full motion flight simulator.
Information provided by North-Aire Aviation.
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