Joshua Bright serves as a Continuing Lecturer and Captain on the Embraer Phenom 100 in Purdue University’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology. Joshua returned to the university in April 2017 after graduating from the Professional Flight Technology program in 2007. Immediately after graduating, Josh flew as a First Officer onboard Beechcraft 1900 aircraft for Big Sky Airlines, and later moved to the Republic Airways Holdings family where he flew Embraer 145 and 170 aircraft as a Captain.
Joshua holds an Airline Transport Pilot license with type ratings for the Beechcraft 1900, Embraer Phenom 100, E-145, 170, and 190 aircraft, as well as an FAA Flight Instructor Certificate with Single and Multi-Engine ratings. He instructs in Purdue’s Phenom 100 simulator and flight courses and operates the university’s Phenom for administrative trips.