Dunbar, Victoria

Associate Dean, College of Aeronautics
Aeronautics, College of

Educational Background

B.S. Professional Aviation Flight Technology, Indiana State University

M.S. Human Resource Development, Indiana State University

Ph.D. Aviation Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology

Current Courses

AVT 1001 Aeronautics 1

AVT 1002 Aeronautics 2

AVT 2001 Aeronautics 3

AVT 3101 Instructional Techniques

AVT 4301 Aviation Safety

AVM 4303 General Aviation Operations and Management

Professional Experience

Dr. Victoria Dunbar has worked for FIT since 2010 as a faculty member in the College of Aeronautics. She currently serves as the Associate Dean for the College of Aeronautics. Prior to the, she served as the Division Director for COA, and the Deputy Executive Director of Flight Operations for FIT Aviation. She is responsible for the COA’s undergraduate curriculum, as well as managing the 20 faculty members of COA. She additionally manages the COA’s Panama degree program, in which there are 190 registered students.

Prior to teaching at Florida Tech, Victoria was a faculty member at Indiana State University in their College of Technology. Before entering academia, she managed an FBO and one of the largest flight schools in the state of Indiana. Her flight school was the first in the state of Indiana to be become a Cirrus Certified Training Center, and they were a Cirrus Certified Maintenance Center as well. In 2009 she won the Collegiate Division of the Air Race Classic and came in 2nd overall. She has over 2500 flight hours, most of it dual given. She has her CFI, CFII, and MEI.

Victoria earned both her B.S. in Professional Aviation Flight Technology and her M.S. in Human Resource Development degrees from Indiana State University, and her PhD in Aviation Sciences from Florida Institute of Technology.

She lives on Merritt Island with her husband Dennis and their two sons Daniel and Dustin.

Additional Duties

Panama Program Manager

Faculty Adviser for Women in Aviation International Florida Tech Chapter

Faculty Adviser for COASN, College of Aeronautics Student Network