We 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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Found students. Two new students started working on the Neiuport this week. They are Chad Carpenter and Alex Herrington. They are working on the spars for the left wing
There are no new pictures to add. The students that have been working on the project have graduated and no one has step up to replace them on the project. Al Moore from he local community and myself will start working on the Neiuport on Saturdays. The first Saturday to work on it is Sept. 23. I should have new pictures at that time. We have a lot of items to complete so I know we will be working more Saturdays.
In this picture Robert Leming is using the joiner to put the proper angle on the spar. The picture that was posted last week was of him and Chris Baier checking for the proper angle prior to doing the finishing angle. Robert Leming just graduated and is interviewing for jobs in the local area. I am trying to find volunteers to help with the project to replace him.
Robert Leming and Chris Baier are checking the front spar for the proper angle. Both front and rear spars are done ready to start assembly of upper wing
Here Dan Nibbe is installing the plywood reinforcements for the cable brackets for the inside of the wing