Aerospace Department

Paul Craig


Phone: (615) 494-8637
Fax: (615) 898-8273
Office Location: BAS S242
MTSU Box 67
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
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Paul A. Craig has 11 FAA Flight Certificates, including the Airline Transport Pilot, and the Gold Seal Multiengine and Instrument Flight Instructor Certificate. Craig is a previous winner of the North Carolina and Tennessee Flight Instructor of the Year award, and the NCVT Outstanding Teacher award. He is an FAA Aviation Safety Counselor, and has served as the regional representative of the National Air and Space Museum. He works with the United Airlines Flight Officer Internship program, the Atlantic Southeast Airlines program, and the Corporate Airlines program. Craig is the author of six books published by McGraw Hill including: Pilot in Command, Multiengine Flying, Light Airplane Navigation Essentials, Stalls and Spins, and Be a Better Pilot. He has written over a dozen articles for national aviation magazines such as: Plane & Pilot, Air Progress, and Private Pilot. Craig speaks around the Southeastern United States at Pilot Proficiency Programs and Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics. He earned the Specialist in Education degree in 1995 and the Doctor of Education degree in 1998.
MTSU Aerospace has been accredited since 1992. The Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) has accredited all five of the Aerospace concentrations!  For more information, click here.
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Step 1:
Download and read the Additional Information Packet thoroughly and review the additional costs of flight labs.

Step 2:
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Summer/Fall Application Period: February 1 – April 15

Spring Application Period: September 1 – Nov 15