Aviation

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aviation@aims.edu

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About

Aviation is adapting new technologies to keep up with an ever growing number of passengers and cargo volume, both nationally and worldwide. Boeing projects ongoing fleet replacement will keep aircraft builders busy for years to come. The FAA is upgrading systems to more efficiently handle air traffic. Small airports are investing in their own upgrades to meet the needs of private aviation.

Your interest in aviation will take off at Aims Community College. The future of aviation is being driven by change, and Aims is at the leading edge when it comes to providing great instructors and exceptional technology and equipment. The need for good pilots and flight instructors remains strong.

Speak with us today about your aviation career, and let us show you how to make your dreams come true. Here are our areas of focus.

Aims is one of only 31 colleges and universities that holds the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) designation. This means the FAA recognizes Aims for offering a program that exceeds the standards and affords our graduates an edge.

The Colorado Office of Veterans Education and Training approves all of our programs for veterans education benefits.

Flight training for our helicopter program is made possible through our partnership with Front Range Helicopters, located at the Fort Collins/Loveland airport.

Important Information

All students pursuing a pilot degree from Aims must have a medical certificate issued by an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) prior to starting any flight lessons.  

Students using Veterans Benefits must possess a second-class medical or greater to be eligible for flight training

FAA website: How to obtain a medical certificate

Essential Skills

Check out the essential skills guide which is a list of commonly encountered qualities and skills typically necessary to be successful in a particular program or area of interest.