Aviation Technology

Mid-South Community College can prepare you for a satisfying and financially-rewarding career in Aviation Maintenance through education and training at its FAA Certified, state-of-the-art Aviation Maintenance Technician School, certificate #2MCT601K. The Aviation Maintenance program prepares you for the Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licensure exam, opening the door to a rewarding and dynamic career in the aviation industry and jobs maintaining a broad spectrum of aircraft, from crop dusters to large-scale commercial jets.

The Aviation Maintenance Technology curriculum starts with general entry-level subjects such as aircraft familiarization, math, physics, and basic electricity as applicable to aircraft. Inspection techniques, drafting, welding and basic maintenance processes are included, also.
Airframe subjects include structures (both sheet metal and composite) and aircraft systems such as hydraulics, pneumatics, landing gear, flight controls, electrical and fuel. Powerplant subjects include the teardown, inspection, buildup, and testing of reciprocating and turbine engines and their sub-systems. Students will have the opportunity to test run the engine that they repair.
Your studies can lead to a gratifying career maintaining and repairing aircraft or to other careers, including analyzing work methods and best practices, designing support systems for maintenance personnel, monitoring safety, developing and delivering training, and more.
You will have the opportunity to complete training and test for your Airframe and Powerplant licenses in just 24 months. It’s a smart investment in your future.

Possible Aviation Maintenance Careers Paying $30,000 to $100,000+

• Aviation Maintenance Technician, Lead Technician
• Line Support Analyst
• Quality Assurance Specialist
• Production Control Manager
• FAA Liaison
• Engineering and Technical Planning Analyst
• Technical Instructor
• Maintenance Operations Control Center Specialist
• Powerplant Technical Advisor
• Operations Control Specialist
• Project Management Specialist
• Aviation Maintenance Management

Mid-South Community College’s Aviation Maintenance
Technology program is funded through the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act of 2009: AMTS certification-2MCT 601K.

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