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Aviation at the University of Waterloo is relatively new, yet we have quickly grown to become the largest university-level aviation program in Canada. In 2017, we celebrated our 10th year. Our Aviation program continues to grow in the innovative spirit of UWaterloo.

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  1. Nov. 6, 2017UWaterloo-ICAO to offer "Fundamentals of the Air Transport System" aviation course for freePilots in the cockpit landing the plane.

    The University of Waterloo and United Nation's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are partnering together to offer an introductory course on aviation: "Fundamentals of the Air Transport System".

    Designed by UWaterloo professor Suzanne Kearns, vice-chair of ICAO’s Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP), the course will help train the next generation of aviators as possible global pilot shortage looms.

  2. June 27, 2017Aviation professor named Top 20 Under 40Suzanne Kearns

    Renowned aviation academic Suzanne Kearns, has been named to WINGS and Helicopters Magazine’s Top 20 Under 40; a list that includes 2017’s finest young leaders in the aviation and aerospace industry.

  3. June 8, 2017Aviation students get a jump start on their careersYoung female pilot smiling in front of a small plane

    Jazz Aviation offers new program that gives qualified aviation students a more direct pathway to a major airline.

    When Jenna Yee dreamed of becoming a pilot, the Waterloo aviation student assumed she’d start small, spending time in the north to get her flying career off the ground.

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