Your Path to Becoming a Professional Pilot: NSHSS Member Event at Purdue

Sat Feb 19 2022 at 09:00 am to 04:00 pm UTC-05:00

Sterling Flight Training | Jacksonville

The National Society of High School Scholars
Publisher/HostThe National Society of High School Scholars
Your Path to Becoming a Professional Pilot: NSHSS Member Event at Purdue
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Join NSHSS and Purdue University Global for a hands-on career exploration event at Sterling Flight Training in Jacksonville, Florida.
About this Event

Ever thought about being a pilot? Whether you’re just finishing high school or are looking for a career shift, the path to becoming an aviator is open to you.

Join NSHSS and Purdue University Global for a hands-on career exploration event at Sterling Flight Training in Jacksonville, Florida. Attendees will learn from professional pilots, current flight students, and Certified Flight Instructors about every aspect in training and pursuing a career as a professional pilot.

Be sure to register early for an optional flight experience!

NOTE: This event is open to only the first 200 registrants. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so do not delay!


EVENT AGENDA

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19

*Be sure to eat breakfast before you arrive!

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Registration


10:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

Learning Session - Discover the pathway to earning several flight certificates and ratings that are important and necessary to becoming a professional pilot. You'll hear from airline pilots, Certified Flight Instructors, Purdue University Global aviation faculty and students.


10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

(OPTIONAL) Discovery Flight

Discovery Flights are a great way to be introduced into the amazing world of aviation and to assist aspiring pilots in solidifying their ambitions. During this 15-20 minute flight over beautiful Jacksonville, Florida, the front passenger will be able to take control of the aircraft with the supervision of one of our flight instructors, allowing you the exhilarating experience of being a pilot for the first time.


12:30 - 1:30 PM

Lunch - Enjoy lunch courtesy of Purdue University Global.


1:30 - 2:30 PM

Facility and Airplane Tour


3:00 - 3:30 PM

NSHSS Member Recognition Ceremony

Hear final thoughts of inspiration from closing speakers. All members will receive an honor medallion for their academic achievements.


Hotel Information:

NSHSS has secured discounted rooms ($129/night) at the Marriot Courtyard Jacksonville. You can secure your room here. It is first come first serve.


All NSHSS event attendees will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status. This requirement applies even if you are fully vaccinated. Masks are not required when food and beverage are being consumed in designated areas, or when speaking/presenting in an official capacity the event.

Find the most up-to-date NSHSS Events COVID-19 policy at https://www.nshss.org/events/nshss-events-covid-19-safety-policy/

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Sterling Flight Training, 10794 Craig Boulevard, Jacksonville, United States

Tickets

USD 25.00 to USD 60.00

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