A broad range of weather conditions—making better informed and more knowledgeable pilots
With the College of Aviation being located in Southwest Michigan, location is a major advantage for its students. Training in a wide variety of weather conditions provides necessary experiences not easily attainable in other climates. At WMU, students are exposed to nearly every weather phenomenon possible, from rain to ice, clear blue skies to thunderstorms. Since the College of Aviation operates and flies during all four seasons, its pilots are better prepared for inclement weather situations, possessing the knowledge and experience to make informed aviation decisions.