Florida Tech Aeronautics Program Partners With CommutAir

By  //  November 6, 2013

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MOU SIGNED AT ANNUAL Aviation Safety Symposium

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Florida Institute of Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with CommutAir/United Express, to provide a development and bridging program for qualified Florida Tech aeronautics program students.

Signing the MOU, from left: Florida Tech Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer T. Dwayne McCay; Dean of the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics (COA) Korhan Oyman; United Express/CommutAir Director of Training Nick DeLotell; United Express/CommutAir Assistant Director of Operations Justin Conrad; and Miguel Estremara, United Airlines pilot and member of the COA alumni association. (Florida Tech image)

Signing the MOU, from left: Florida Tech Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer T. Dwayne McCay; Dean of the Florida Tech College of Aeronautics (COA) Korhan Oyman; United Express/CommutAir Director of Training Nick DeLotell; United Express/CommutAir Assistant Director of Operations Justin Conrad; and Miguel Estremara, United Airlines pilot and member of the COA alumni association. (Florida Tech image)

The MOU was signed at the university’s annual Aviation Safety Symposium, held on campus in October.

“These internships will provide students with a very good understanding of what we’re all about,” said CommutAir Director of Training Nick DeLotell.

“They will see every department and every aspect of what we do and really learn how this airline operates. We feel very fortunate to create this opportunity with Florida Tech.”

MOU SIGNED AT ANNUAL AVIATION SAFETY SYMPOSIUM

“These internships will provide students with a very good understanding of what we’re all about,” said CommutAir Director of Training Nick DeLotell.

The MOU offers Florida Tech College of Aeronautics student internships and employment opportunities for juniors, seniors and graduates who aspire to be airline pilots or dispatchers. It is expected that four Florida Tech students will be involved each year.

Florida Tech Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer T. Dwayne McCay also spoke at the signing ceremony:

“A quality organization like CommutAir seeking us out is a tremendous compliment to us and our students who have a fine reputation in the airline industry. We are deeply grateful to CommutAir for this recognition and opportunity.”

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