Aim High – Learn To Fly!
Our ‘Warrior Aviation Course’ offers a challenging and exciting learning experience in the fields of aviation and aeronautics, guest lecturers from the field, training with flight simulators, and includes frequent local trips to the Miramar Air Show and the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
A 4-Year Course in Aviation Training
The University of California-approved Warrior Aviation Course (WAC) connects aviation and aeronautics, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses with other core subject curriculum to prepare Cadets for future careers as certified pilots of commercial and military aircraft, as well as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones.
Become experienced in different aspects of flight, aviation, and aerospace from a certified pilot and instructor. The course will provide Cadets with a comprehensive curriculum and ground school on scientific theory and practice, with the ultimate goal of passing the FAA Private Pilot Exam.
Cadets will receive college credits to help them pursue aviation at a four-year college or university. This aviation training course also serves as a prerequisite for the Instrument Pilot course.
The Warrior Aviation Program promises a head start on the path to a very successful college experience and future career.
Those who complete the course will not only be well-positioned to pass the Private Pilot written exam, but also prepared for college, future leadership roles, and a possible career in the Aviation sector.
The U.S. will soon need an average of 70 new pilots per day to overcome the rapid rate at which current pilots are retiring
Instructor: Kevin Moss, Retired Marine Lt. Col
Kevin Moss spent 22 years in aviation in the Marines including commander of the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 in Iraq from 2007-08. He was solely responsible for the leadership, training, mission effectiveness, and maintenance readiness of a combat-deployed heavy lift helicopter squadron consisting of 325 Marines and Sailors and 18 CH-53E helicopters. He deployed squadron to support combat operations in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM and delivered all Marines and Sailors safely back to their families.
Moss has over 2600 hours of flight time garnered in the Fleet Marine Force and has experience as a Weapons & Tactics Instructor, Night Systems Instructor, Defensive Maneuvers Instructor, Instrument Instructor, Navy Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization Instructor, and Maintenance Functional Check Instructor.
He also worked as an Adjunct Instructor at the Expeditionary Warfare School at USMC College of Distance Education & Training. Expeditionary Warfare School educates and trains company-grade officers to prepare them mentally, morally, and physically for billets of increased leadership across the Marine Corps and Joint Force.