About Moody Aviation:
Since its establishment in 1946 by Paul Robinson, Moody Aviation has equipped well over 1000 graduates as professional pilots, mechanics and avionics technicians whose focus is to serve in mission and humanitarian relief work around the globe.
Student trained at Moody Aviation have served in more than 100 countries and continue to make a significant impact as leaders in the field of missionary aviation. As a division of the undergraduate program of the Moody Bible Institute, Moody Aviation offers a 5 year Bachelor of Science in Missionary Aviation Technology degree program.
Students choose to focus their training as a maintenance specialist or a pilot / mechanic as they progress through their training. Unique to the training at Moody Aviation a maintenance specialist graduate not only qualifies as an FAA approved airframe and powerplant mechanic, but also gains firsthand experience with live aircraft inspections, sheet metal and engine rebuild projects, aircraft painting, system troubleshooting, component overhaul, avionics installation projects and training toward their Inspection Authorization.
Pilot / mechanic graduates earn their airframe and powerplant mechanic certificate as well as the FAA commercial instrument pilot certificate building an average of 325 hours of piloting time including over 100 hours logged in high performance aircraft such as the Cessna R182, A185F and the U206G. Flight students in the program have the opportunity to participate in a two week extended cross country project in which they navigate over 2500 miles through diverse airspace and terrain and are introduced to mountain navigation and unimproved airstrip operations which enables them to build significant maturity as an airman.