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Jerry Wangberg

Director of Flight Training, School of Aeronautics

(434) 592-3093



  • M.A.S. Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • B.S. Mathematics, Southwest Minnesota State University



Jerry Wangberg serves as an Adjunct Professor and the Director of Flight Training. He began his career as an Air Force Officer and served 24 years in a variety of training, operational, staff, and command roles in both the Active Duty and Alaska Air National Guard. His experience includes flying assignments in the F-15E and B-1B aircraft, Instructor and Evaluator expertise, 4 aviation world records, co-ownership and operations management of an Alaska based Part 135 Air Carrier, farming, and ministries serving Alaska Native Youth and Young Adults. He enjoys serving Jesus, mentoring future Christian aviation leaders and building successful teams.


Courses taught

AVIA210, AVIA215, AVIA420


Research Interests

Simulator and Technology Integration in Flight Training