Providing practical application of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through Aviation.

LOCATED IN GREENWOOD, IN

The Aeronautical Center of Technology is scheduled to open for classes and pilot training on August 26th, 2023! It will include classrooms for aviation related courses, a technology and STEM room, flight simulators and an area for aircraft construction.

We are located at Indy South Greenwood Municipal Airport in Greenwood, Indiana. 

THE A.C.T. IS SETTING THE STANDARD.

Our aviation curriculum will provide students the opportunity to engage in multi-disciplinary projects, enroll in dual-credit classes with local universities, and intern with local aviation industry firms. The bedrock of our program will give students a solid understanding in math, science, and technology, preparing and inspiring them to pursue careers in the aviation industry.

 

Along with these practical skills and of equal importance is our mission to develop ethical standards that promote responsibility, good citizenship, respect for authority, and solid core values in our students.

Our Partners

A.C.T. and the E.A.A. Chapter 1354 of Greenwood, Indiana has been working with local school corporations for over 10 years. Over 4,500 students have participated in our Young Eagles flight introduction program.


With our new Aeronautical Center of Technology, we now have the
opportunity to expand our program. Partnering with the following school corporations and organizations, our project-based learning STEM programs will be open to over 100 students per semester.

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S.T.E.M. THROUGH AVIATION.

INTRO TO AVIATION SCIENCE & PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL 

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COURSES BEGINS JANUARY 2023!

Aeronautical Engineering & 3D Printing

Students will develop practical skills in mathematics, electronics, radio communication, rocketry, aviation, navigation, and UAS (Drones). They will use 3D printers to make parts for experiments, including building drones and rockets. They will be prepared to become licensed ham radio operators

Intro to Aviation Science

This course gives our students a general overview of aircraft design, aerodynamics, history, and some of the basic tools' pilots use. Students will immerse themselves in the world of aviation through the interactive and hands on activities; offered in this course.

Private Pilot Ground School

This course prepares the student to successfully pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) (PAR) Private Pilot written exam. It will cover principles of flight, meteorology, navigation, ATC communications, FAA regulations and more. Upon completion of the course the student will receive an endorsement to take the written exam.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS-Drone) Remote Pilot Certification

This course covers the numerous applications for UAS, National Airspace System, UAS designs, and FAA regulations governing the operation of UAS. Upon successfully passing the FAA exam, the student will receive their FAA (UAS) Remote Pilot certificate.

Rocketry and Launch Systems

Students will learn Newton’s Laws of Motion as they relate to rocket propulsion. Students will design a custom fuselage nose cone to create using a 3D printer. They will also design, build and launch their own model rockets.