Adding a Degree to Your A&P Certification

Although not necessary to get a job as an aviation maintenance technician, getting a college degree may be something you’ve considered. While all it takes is a FAA certified trade school to start out your career in aviation maintenance, there are certain steps you can take afterwards to further your education. One of these things…

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Fun Facts About Airplanes and Airplane Maintenance

No matter how long you’ve loved aviation, there’s always something new to discover. If you want to learn some fun facts about airplanes and airplane maintenance to impress your friends and family, keep reading! Airplanes Are Lightning Proof You read that right. The giant metal contraption in the sky is actually lightning proof! If you…

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New Technology in the Aviation Industry

Every year, new advancements in technology are being released. From the newest iPhone to developments in the aviation industry, technology is on the up and up. Want to learn more about the improvements being made to the aviation industry? Here are some technology trends to keep on your radar. Autonomous Flight Systems Usually when you…

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The Top 7 Qualities of a Good AMT

There are qualities- both ones you can learn and ones you already have- that will make you a good aviation maintenance technician (AMT). It will take more than just a love of working with your hands to help you succeed in this industry. So, what are the top 7 qualities of a good AMT? 1)…

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5 Career Paths in the Aviation Industry

When you first think of careers in aviation, you most likely think of the ones you see when you fly somewhere on a trip. You see pilots walking through the airport in their uniforms or once you board your flight. You are greeted by the flight attendant when you first board the plane or while…

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The Difference Between an AMT and an AME

If you’ve been looking into becoming an aviation mechanic, chances are you’ve seen the acronyms AMT and AME- among many others- floating around. These stand for Aviation Maintenance Technician and Aviation Maintenance Engineer. One of the most popular questions aviation mechanics get asked is if there’s a difference between them. In fact, based off name…

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