The Dispatch
Q&A with a Republic Pilot – Zach Boggs

Zach Boggs, Republic Airways First Officer, started at LIFT Academy as a Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI), excited for the opportunity to instruct at a flight school owned and operated by Republic. Zach had always been interested in and excited by planes--at least he was for as long as he can remember. He caught the aviation bug when he was young. Since leaving LIFT for Republic, Zach has had the time of his life flying E175 jets.

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LIFT AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM CELEBRATES NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

LIFT Academy’s Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Apprenticeship Program welcomed its first class of students in Fall 2019 as part of a strategic workforce development initiative to vertically integrate aircraft technicians into Republic Airways as demand for the career continues to grow in the aviation industry. LIFT partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor to establish and launch the apprenticeship program, and as we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week with the U.S. Department of Labor this week (November 15-21), we give a shout out to our apprentices who do great work to keep our aircraft and pilots safe.

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LIFT SPOTLIGHT – ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ACTIVE DUTY AND LIFT FLIGHT STUDENT, COURTNEY GREIG

Meet Courtney Greig, current LIFT student and Active Duty Army National Guard member. Courtney reflects on how her military experience has helped her in flight training. She also discusses her excitement for her future as a commercial airline pilot.

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LIFT’s COMMITMENT TO DIVERSIFYING THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

October is Global Diversity Awareness Month, and as part of it, we’re sharing LIFT’s commitment to diversity and the importance of making the aviation industry more diverse. We are proud to throw open our hangar doors to a world of possibilities for all who thought becoming a pilot was simply not within reach. Hear from two of our students on diversity and inclusion in the aviation industry! 

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Q&A WITH A REPUBLIC PILOT – SETH WALTERS

We sat down with former LIFT student and instructor and current Republic Airways First Officer Seth Walters to talk about his experience transitioning from LIFT to Republic. Seth shares tips for success and why he feels LIFT Academy best prepared him for Republic.

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