Jobs in Aviation Series: Phoenix East Aviation’s John Bingham

The president and CEO explains why his flight school is the perfect landing spot for people seeking a career change.

“Phoenix East is all about passion, because it’s people following their dreams,” president and CEO John Bingham says of his flight school, located in Daytona Beach, Florida. From cabin crew members who “get fed up turning right” when they get on a plane, to people simply looking to scratch the aviation itch and start fresh, Phoenix East Aviation is the perfect example of a company that offers new opportunities in this ever-changing and growing industry.

As part of our Jobs in Aviation series, Bingham spoke with McDermott & Bull’s Rod McDermott at AirVenture 2017 in Oshkosh, and Phoenix East offers a unique opportunity in terms of new beginnings. Experienced or not, you can find a place in aviation. “If you have a passion to fly,” Bingham says, “you need to come and do it.”

For more on what Phoenix East Aviation offers and Bingham’s perspective on the state of the aviation industry, check out the video above.


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