Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research


Angela R. Olson






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?



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