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AIM Schools Earn FAA Elite Diamond Award of Excellence

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015

faa_diamond_awardWe are pleased to announce that AIM Indianapolis (AMI) and AIM Chesapeake (AMN) are the recipients of the prestigious 2014 Diamond Award of Excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Maintenance Technician Awards Program. This is the 11th award for AMI and AMN received their first award in 2007 and has earned numerous awards since then. The program began as a way for the FAA to encourage Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) and employers to participate aggressively in available initial and recurrent maintenance training. Through the AMT Awards Program, the FAA recognizes eligible Technicians and employers by issuing awards to those who receive or promote and foster initial and recurrent training.


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Best Aviation School for Aircraft Mechanic Training

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014

Best Aviation School for Aircraft Mechanic Training

Best Aviation School For Aircraft Mechanic Training | AIM

Airline travel is a highly competitive market. Travelers can search a multitude of websites to find the best deal on their airfare. Airlines are continuously searching for ways to entice travelers while still operating a profitable business.  They may begin to charge for in-flight amenities that were once offered free of charge. Reduction of terminal staff may be another strategy to reduce cost. As airlines fight to stay competitive, more cost saving measures may be implemented.


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What Does It Take to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014

What Does It Take to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

What Does It Take to Become an Aircraft Mechanic | AIM

If your dream is a career in aviation, then your first call of action is to decide exactly which field you want to get into it.  Perhaps you want a career that takes you to the skies and has you flying high such as piloting or in-flight attendance. You can also have a grounded career in aviation as a maintenance engineer, maintenance crew, air navigator and aircraft mechanic to name a few of the options.


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You Might Be an Aircraft Mechanic If…

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014

You Might Be an Aircraft Mechanic If…

You Might Be an Aircraft Mechanic If… | AIM

What is something that all aircraft mechanics have in common? A passion for aircraft, as well as a desire to know how things work, especially airplanes. If you enjoy a mechanical puzzle, fast-paced work, and the satisfaction of seeing tangible results from hard work, then a career in aviation might be for you. How can you know if being an aircraft mechanic is a good fit? You might be an aircraft mechanic if:


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How to Get a Job as an Aircraft Mechanic

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014

How to Get a Job as an Aircraft Mechanic

How to Get a Job as an Aircraft Mechanic | AIM

The sky is the limit when you decide to pursue a career in aircraft maintenance. Commercial and private aviation maintenance continues to be a growing field that needs more and more people to keep the planes in the sky. If you are willing to put in the effort and dedicate the time to learn the skills, being an aircraft mechanic is a stable and rewarding career that you are certain to enjoy.


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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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