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Moorabbin Airport to make careers day an annual event

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 29, 2014
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)

Moorabbin Airport says it will make its aviation careers day an annual affair following the success of this year’s inaugural event.

More than 130 students from six schools across Melbourne came to the airport on October 8 to find out more about how to get into the industry and the types of jobs available from aviation operators and Victoria’s Minister for Aviation Industry and qualified pilot Gordon Rich-Phillips.

They learned about flight training, maintenance, air traffic control, airport management, aviation in the Defence Force and aerial fire-fighting.

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“This will be an annual event at Moorabbin Airport, and judging by early feedback, next year’s event will attract more than double the amount of students,” Moorabbin Airport chief executive Paul Ferguson said in a statement.

Moorabbin Airport said more than 10,000 people have qualified as pilots from the 16 pilot training organisations based at the airport, which is the largest pilot training facility in the Asia Pacific region and the second-busiest airport in Australia with 230,000 aircraft movements a year.

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Moorabbin Airport to make careers day an annual event

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 29, 2014
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)

Moorabbin Airport says it will make its aviation careers day an annual affair following the success of this year’s inaugural event.

More than 130 students from six schools across Melbourne came to the airport on October 8 to find out more about how to get into the industry and the types of jobs available from aviation operators and Victoria’s Minister for Aviation Industry and qualified pilot Gordon Rich-Phillips.

They learned about flight training, maintenance, air traffic control, airport management, aviation in the Defence Force and aerial fire-fighting.

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“This will be an annual event at Moorabbin Airport, and judging by early feedback, next year’s event will attract more than double the amount of students,” Moorabbin Airport chief executive Paul Ferguson said in a statement.

Moorabbin Airport said more than 10,000 people have qualified as pilots from the 16 pilot training organisations based at the airport, which is the largest pilot training facility in the Asia Pacific region and the second-busiest airport in Australia with 230,000 aircraft movements a year.

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Moorabbin Airport to make careers day an annual event

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 29, 2014
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)

Moorabbin Airport says it will make its aviation careers day an annual affair following the success of this year’s inaugural event.

More than 130 students from six schools across Melbourne came to the airport on October 8 to find out more about how to get into the industry and the types of jobs available from aviation operators and Victoria’s Minister for Aviation Industry and qualified pilot Gordon Rich-Phillips.

They learned about flight training, maintenance, air traffic control, airport management, aviation in the Defence Force and aerial fire-fighting.

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“This will be an annual event at Moorabbin Airport, and judging by early feedback, next year’s event will attract more than double the amount of students,” Moorabbin Airport chief executive Paul Ferguson said in a statement.

Moorabbin Airport said more than 10,000 people have qualified as pilots from the 16 pilot training organisations based at the airport, which is the largest pilot training facility in the Asia Pacific region and the second-busiest airport in Australia with 230,000 aircraft movements a year.

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Moorabbin Airport to make careers day an annual event

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 29, 2014
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)
An aerial view of Moorabbin Airport. (Moorabbin Airport)

Moorabbin Airport says it will make its aviation careers day an annual affair following the success of this year’s inaugural event.

More than 130 students from six schools across Melbourne came to the airport on October 8 to find out more about how to get into the industry and the types of jobs available from aviation operators and Victoria’s Minister for Aviation Industry and qualified pilot Gordon Rich-Phillips.

They learned about flight training, maintenance, air traffic control, airport management, aviation in the Defence Force and aerial fire-fighting.

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“This will be an annual event at Moorabbin Airport, and judging by early feedback, next year’s event will attract more than double the amount of students,” Moorabbin Airport chief executive Paul Ferguson said in a statement.

Moorabbin Airport said more than 10,000 people have qualified as pilots from the 16 pilot training organisations based at the airport, which is the largest pilot training facility in the Asia Pacific region and the second-busiest airport in Australia with 230,000 aircraft movements a year.

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