Rising Aviation High School
In The Media

September 9, 2022

Rick Roberts: Rising Aviation High School Looking To Help The Pilot Shortage

FOX Business quotes a Boeing statement which says the aviation industry needs 130,000 pilots over the next 20 years to fill the staffing shortage. Thousands of flights have been cancelled and millions of travelers’ plans have been disrupted. One place is looking to help young people get into the aviation industry: Rising Aviation High School in Addison. The Principal of the school, Brent Fitzgerald, is also the lead flight instructor. Can Rising High help fill the shortage of pilots? Mr. Fitz joins Rick on NewsTalk 820 WBAP.

September 8, 2022

Texas high school turns into flight school, focuses on aviation careers

FOX Business’ Connell McShane reports from Rising Aviation High School in Addison, Texas, where students aim to ‘inspire’ their peers to become pilots.

June 23, 2022

Texas high school’s flight lessons may help solve pilot shortage

Raising the next generation of pilots. Several airlines are struggling with staffing shortages, which could make flights this summer more expensive. Rising Aviation High School in Addison, Texas, could help with the pilot shortage.

June 22, 2022

Galaxy FBO hosts Rising Aviation Summer Camp at Addison Airport

On Wednesday, June 22nd – Galaxy FBO team hosted the summer camp at our temporary hangar at the Addison Airport, to educate the students on Fixed Base Operations, from ground support line services to customer support. Students enjoyed checking out…

Become a Pilot in High School

Rising Aviation Celebrates New School

The Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially welcome Rising Aviation High School to the Addison community. Mayor Joe Chow and Mayor Pro Tempore Guillermo Quintanilla helped welcome the school to Addison. They were joined by Airport Director Joel Jenkinson, Economic Development & Tourism Director Orlando Campos, Economic Development Manager Wilson Kerr, and Tourism Manager Alisha Holmberg.

Located on the west side of the Addison Airport, Rising Aviation educates high school students who have career aspirations in aviation, wish to expand their aviation industry skill set, or simply want a challenging educational experience in a safe and secure private school setting. The school utilizes 20+ years of alternative educational expertise and has created a unique blended learning model that they call STEAM – Science Technology Engineering Aviation Math.

April 21, 2022

New North Texas high school focuses on aviation and aerospace training

There’s a new high school in North Texas teaching the next generation of aviation and aerospace professionals. It’s called Rising Aviation in Addison. It’s our area’s only aviation and aerospace-centric high school.

April 21, 2022

First-ever North Texas aviation school holds grand opening at Addison Airport

The first aviation and aerospace school in North Texas celebrated its grand opening at Addison Airport. One goal of Rising Aviation High School is to get more students interested in high-demand aviation careers.

June 15, 2022

New School in North Texas Could Be Key to Solving Staffing Issues in Aviation Industry

Rising Aviation High School in Addison is literally a high school for students who want to fly straight into a career in the aviation industry.

Open Enrollment for Future Aviators.