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11th Annual Aviation Education & Career Expo Scheduled
September 21, 2016

ProJet Aviation will host the 11th annual Aviation Education & Career Expo on Friday, October 28th, 2016 at the Leesburg Executive Airport. More than 600 students, educators, and parents are expected to attend the Expo, which is designed to showcase exciting careers in aviation and aerospace to young adults (ages 16-22). This free event features keynote speakers, live demonstrations, and static displays with representatives from over 50 aviation organizations, including the US military, emergency medical airlift, law enforcement, maintenance and avionics repair, government agencies, private aviation, in-flight catering, and more.

“We will award over $137,000 in aviation education scholarships and flight training awards this year,” said ProJet Aviation’s Julie O’Brien, Cofounder of the event. “This money is life changing to many students. We rely completely on corporate funds and donations to make this day happen.” In addition to ProJet Aviation, key sponsors include: The Hoxton Agency, Aircraft Owners & Pilot’s Association (AOPA), Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, USAIG, Shell Eastern Aviation, Liberty University, National Agricultural Aviation Association, Toth Financial, NATA, Women in Aviation, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Paramount Business Jets, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, Air Culinaire, Aviation Adventures, Aviation Week, Averett University, Av-Ed Flight School, Avemco Insurance, Bowling Green State University, Frederick Flight Center, Harris Teeter, Community College of Baltimore County, Easy FBO, Open Air, GIF-E North America, GWBAA, Kansas State University, Marywood University, Paragon Detailing, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Sugarloaf and Old Dominion 99’s, Vaughn College of Technology, and General Dynamics.

The Aviation Education and Career Expo is a unique opportunity for students interested in the aviation/aerospace industry to explore numerous exciting career paths.


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