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Become an FAA Certified Aircraft Mechanic in Less Than 2 Years!

Posted by on May 30, 2014

Become an FAA Certified Aircraft Mechanic in Less Than 2 Years!

Become an FAA Certified Aircraft Mechanic in Less Than 2 Years! - AIM

If you are just starting out in the working world or are looking to make a career change, it can be difficult to find a new career where you can earn a good salary without going to school for several years to learn the technical aspects of the job. One of the best careers that combine a high rate of pay with short training time is aircraft maintenance. It is easier than you think to become an aircraft mechanic in less than two years.


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Where Are The Best Aircraft Mechanic Jobs?

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Where Are The Best Aircraft Mechanic Jobs?

Where Are The Best Aircraft Mechanic Jobs? | AIM

If you enjoy doing maintenance and repair work, are very disciplined, and can handle pressure, you should give some serious consideration to becoming a certified aircraft mechanic. In this type of career you can reasonably expect to earn about $55,350 though the airport where you work and your experience will determine your salary.


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The Biggest Problem With Aviation Maintenance, And How You Can Fix It

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014

The Biggest Problem With Aviation Maintenance, And How You Can Fix It

The Biggest Problem in Aviation Maintenance | AIM Schools

Learn the solution to Aviation Maintenance’s biggest problem and how you can fix it with these few easy steps.

There is a changing landscape for Aviation Mechanics. The most pressing is the changing nature of the job due to the advances in technology.

To fix the primary issue of changing technology – the best solution is a quality education for a technician trained to perform pre-flight maintenance and general inspections and repairs for private and commercial airplanes.

Specific Approaches to Fixing Aviation Mechanic Challenges

Today the FAA certifies aircraft mechanics and avionics technicians. By viewing Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 65, subpart D and E, you can find updated requirements to become a certified mechanic.

Aircraft mechanics also need service technicians to enter the field. This group needs to attend a Part 147 FAA-approved Aviation Maintenance Technician School.

The program will award a certificate of completion. This is recognized by the FAA. It is seen as an alternate to the experience and other requirements cited in the regulations. It also grants holders the ability to take other relevant FAA exams.
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How Much Does an Aircraft Mechanic Make?

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014

How Much Does an Aircraft Mechanic Make?

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Aircraft Mechanics are responsible for the safety of the crew and passengers as well as the successfulness of each aircraft flight.

How much does a aircraft mechanic make?  In order to answer this question, we have to look at a few contributing aspects.  Education level, experience, industry, type of work you perform, specialization and geographic location all play a role in what you can expect to make as a Aircraft Mechanic.  Training, certification, registrations and the type of industry appear to be vital determining factors in actual salary amounts (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic page).

What is an Aircraft Mechanic?

The job of an Aircraft Mechanic is a very important one. They are responsible for the safety of the crew and passengers as well as the successfulness of each aircraft flight. Other duties typically include the replacing and repairing of aircraft parts, the diagnosis of mechanical and electrical problems, testing and staying up with performance standards while keeping record of the maintenance and repair work. Aircraft Mechanics typically work outside, in hangars, repair stations, airfields or for the federal government.
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