aviation science

Aviation Science (Pilot)

Map your flightpath for a rewarding career in professional flight operations. With training that includes hands-on flight experiences, DCC’s aviation science program can help you take to the skies.   

DCC’s aviation science pilot program offers a practical and supportive environment to start your professional pilot career. Combining classroom instruction and flight training in both aircraft and an FAA-approved ground simulator - the Redbird Full Motion Three Axis Simulator - the program gets you ready for take-off in many exciting pilot career opportunities.

US Aviation Academy

Our flight training partner, US Aviation Academy, is one of the largest flight schools in the country. The academy provides flight training for private, instrument, commercial single engine, and multi-engine commercial. It also offers training for the Certified Flight Instructor - FAA CFI(A) License and Certified Flight Instrument Instructor - FAA CFII(A) License. US Aviation Academy is a Part 141 Flight School with examination authority for each rating listed. 

Learn how to:

  • Get ready for the appropriate FAA certificate pilot proficiency exams

  • Make safe and competent flight decisions.

  • Apply aerodynamics to flight scenarios.

  • Recognize atmospheric and weather conditions.

  • Use and apply aircraft systems and software knowledge. 

From commercial airlines to corporate and executive transport services; or from government agencies and law enforcement to emergency transport, DCC graduates are well-equipped to get jobs in the commuter and airline operations labor market. With salaries starting at about $50,000 and rising to over $200,000 a year, flying can be a rewarding career, both financially and in terms of job satisfaction. Click the button to the right to find out more about career outlook and average wages.

Our graduates are working for regional and major airlines and several are flying for the military. 

  • Republic Airlines
  • JetBlue Airlines
  • Air Wisconsin
  • United States Navy
  • United States Air Force

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