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Aviation Connection Aeronautical Training Program
Aviation Connection works in partnership with public schools, municipalities, governments and aerospace partners.
The Aeronautical Training Program (ATP) brings vitality to education, particularly in mathematics, science, engineering and technology. It promotes excellence in studies through an exciting project and facilitates the integration of students into vocational training programs.
The ATP aims to reduce dropout and social dependency and guides young people towards specializations that will enable them to see a better future.
PASSION is the driving force behind the Program
The Aeronautical Training Program is the product of aviation passionate people with high professional skills.
Antoine Moreau, is in charge of the aircraft design and construction aspect of the program.
Mr. Moreau is a passionate conceptual designer in aeronautics with 15 years of experience; a former member of the Advanced Aerodynamics and Advanced Design teams at Bombardier Aerospace. As a student he participated in the design of 8 new aircraft projects. He has also worked for Pratt & Whitney, GE Aviation and AeroNautic Development Corp. on the certification of the Seawind 300C aircraft. Mr. Moreau began his career in aeronautics at the age of 17 as a simple technician in aircraft manufacturing before moving to a mechanical engineering degree at the ETS where he completed a master's degree in aerodynamics. He also holds a diploma of specialized graduate studies (DESS) in transportation equipment design from UQAM and is a private pilot. In 2017, Mr. Moreau launched a new revolutionary aircraft design as co-founder and CEO of MAD Aerospace.
The ATP enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before graduating.
The ATP introduces students to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: STEM through aviation courses using a Flight simulator program. Additional software allows students to perform mechanical and structural modifications on an aircraft they first learned to fly virtually.
Aviation Connection provides: free courses, flight simulators, software, professional trainers/instructors. Science school teachers integrate science material taught in class in the program, and as per student's level.
Workshop: An aircraft, is made available to students by Aviation Connection. Students perform minor restoration work on the aircraft and validate the principles learned in class under the supervision of a certified mechanic.
In grade 12, Students will build a remote controlled prototype and participate to a competition.
Using a hybrid format of academic and applied practices, the ATP introduces High Schools students to the world of Aviation by demonstrating the basic principles and theory of flight, the components of the aircraft, the propulsion system and construction materials.
The ATP is the perfect platform to develop good communication skills through the dynamic of teamwork performing different tasks and using a variety of tools and equipment. Finally, students will learn more about the opportunities and requirements of aviation and aerospace careers.
With the ATP, students will discover the scientific world and will be motivated to meet the requirements in mathematics, science and English.
The Strengths of the Program
- Generates the interest and curiosity that motivates learning and motivates students to make efforts in a natural context and
- Generates positive emotions and interest in otherwise neglected subjects: science and mathematics, physics.
- Contextualization approaches create links with the external life of the school: Interaction with business leaders
local and aerospace industry leaders as well as specialized technical colleges
- Builds confidence from enjoyable experiences and small successes that contribute to the student's fulfillment in a
critical period of his personal development.
- The ATP is FREE and accessible to all without prerequisites. The ATP offers 170 hours of training and focuses on the relationship
between a solid STEM educational program and a successful career.
- The ATP conveys knowledge. It stresses the importance of setting goals, developing plans to achieve these goals, and
understand the need to develop skills in science and mathematics, essential subjects that allow access to interesting careers in the
- The ATP inspires teachers who collaborate in the program.