Keep America flying! The Aviation Maintenance program teaches students precision aircraft technical skills necessary to become a FAA Certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician.
Students in this program will learn:
- Repair and maintenance of airframes in accordance with industry standards and FAA regulations
- Sheet metal fabrication
- Aircraft inspection procedures
- Troubleshooting techniques
- Engine performance diagnosis
- Maintenance of aircraft powerplants
- Composite structure repair
Higher Education Options
Two- and four-year technical degrees in aviation technology, aeronautics, or aeronautical engineering. Articulation agreements with four-year colleges,such as the University of New Mexico-Roswell andParks College of St. Louis University, can earn students up to two years college credit toward a bachelor's degree in aviation.
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
- Parks College
- University of New Mexico - Roswell
- Kent State University
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Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Airframe and Powerplant Technician
- General Aviation Technician
- Airline Technician
- Line Technician
- Airframe Specialist
- Powerplant Specialist
The MCCTC Aviation Maintenance Technology program is licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). When you successfully complete this program, you'll be eligible to take the FAA Licensing Examination to become an aircraft mechanic. Federal certification allows you to be employed as an aircraft mechanic for corporate, government, commercial and general aviation. To meet licensing requirements, summer work is necessary.
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