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I am a student of class 11. I want to be a aviation engineer in future. In high school my subjects are physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer application.
   My question is-Is these subjects are suitable to be a aviation engineer in future?


Yes, you have selected a good mix of classes to prepare for aerospace or aviation engineering.  As you may know, aviation or aerospace engineers are people who work on the design side of aviation, working either for an aviation manufacturer (like Boeing or Lockheed Martin) or for a a government agency (like the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or the Federal Aviation Administration).

Since you are in the 11th grade, you will need to investigate those post-secondary institutions that you might want to attend to further your studies.  Check their websites and ask their admissions offices what THEY are looking for from you as an applicant to their programs.

Best of luck to you in the pursuit of a career in aviation and aerospace engineering,

David A. NewMyer


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I can answer questions about aviation industry employment, airports and airport planning and aviation industry regulation (overall regulation of the industry--who regulates what and why).


I have worked in aviation since the late 1960s, primarily in airports, airport planning and in aviation education. I have done major research in aviation employment and in graduate education in aviation.

University Aviation Association since 1982 (President, 2009-2010)

Collegiate Aviation Review Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education and Research Journal of Air Transportation ATEA Journal SIU Press

B. S. in History and Government, University of Redlands, California, 1969 M. A. in Political Science (Metropolitan Studies), Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1971 M. S. in Transportation, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1974 Ph.D. in Education (Education Aministration and Higher Education), Southern Illinois University Carbonale, 1987

Awards and Honors
United Airlines William Wheatley Award from the University Aviation Association, 1994 for excellence in Post Secondary Aviation Education Sorensen Award for Excellence in Research, University Aviation Association, 2008

Past/Present Clients
Prepared airport master plan and environmental assessment reports for several Illinois Airports; prepared two separate airport systems plans for the Chicago area

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