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Florida Institute of Technology. College of Aeronautics. F.I.T. Aviation LLC



  • Existence: 1972-present
  • Usage: 1972-present


F.I.T.'s College of Aeronautics was preceded by Aerospace Technical Institute (ATI). ATI was integrated into the university in 1972, and broken up into the School of Aeronautics for academics and F.I.T. Aviation Inc. in 1972 for flight training. F.I.T. Aviation LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida Institute of Technology and an integral part of the College of Aeronautics, as well as operating a for-profit FBO separate from the university.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

College of Aeronautics Records

Identifier: UA-COA004
Abstract The materials in this collection relate to the College of Aeronautics at Florida Tech in Melbourne, FL and primarily cover the period from 1968-1995. This limited collection of 1 archival box consists mostly of ephemera, publications, and documents illustrating the history and development of the program. The aeronautics program began as a 2 year course headed by Jerry Lauderbaugh under the name Aerospace Technical Institute (ATI), an affiliate of Florida Institute of Technology. In 1972, ATI...
Dates: 1968-2015