It is no mystery that some people are enthralled with aviation from a very young age. These people are the dreamers. They live in a world with only windows, not walls. Not all people come to aviation through a world of windows. Many young adults live in a world with only walls. It is our job as aviation educators to allow young adults to see past these walls and into a world of possibilities in aviation. Two pertinent questions arise: When is the right time to start mentoring young adults to numerous career opportunities in aviation and how should this be accomplished?
Scholarly Commons Citation
Olson, A. R.
Challenges and Opportunities in Recruiting Middle School Students into Aviation Courses.
Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research, 18(1).