Washington, D.C. - Metro
10640 Davidson Place
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 257-5515

Get the "American Experience" while launching your career in aircraft maintenance. Just outside of Washington, DC is the Manassas, Virginia campus of Aviation Institute of Maintenance. Enjoy the best of both worlds when you enroll at AIM. The school lies just 14 miles from the Capital Beltway near a busy retail district.

Manassas is a pleasant suburb with a big city feel. The Manassas Regional Airport is easily accessible by nearby highways as well as the Virginia Railway Express, which has a stop at the airport. As the third busiest airport in Virginia, it is home to several hundred private airplanes and jets, a regional airline, a specialized aircraft manufacturer, several flight schools and government flight operations.

The nation's capital is just a short Metro ride away, In fact, this convenient mass transit system lets you visit Chinatown for authentic Asian cuisine by day and Georgetown's array of taverns by night. The National Mall is also a stop on the Metro. You can visit The Smithsonian Institution, The White House, National Archives and Washington Monument all in one stop! AIM's aircraft technician school near Washington, DC lets you do it all!

The Aviation Insitute of Maintenance's Washington D.C. Metropolitan (Manassas) campus is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virgina.

Programs Available:

Aviation Institute of Maintenance offers the following aircraft mechanic programs that can help you get started in the exciting field of Aviation Maintenance. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please click here.

Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT)

The Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to excel as an aircraft mechanic. This training prepares you to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test to become a certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician for employment in aviation maintenance.

Aviation Maintenance Technician Avionics (AMTA)

The Aviation Maintenance Technician Avionics (AMTA) program prepares students for entry-level employment within the aircraft maintenance and avionics industry. Students learn the specialized skills necessary to work on structures, aircraft systems, flight and instrument controlled systems, electronic and digital systems, and become eligible and prepared for certification.

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician program draws from AIM’s core coursework in professional maintenance fields, introducing the student to electricity, surfaces and controls, transportation structures, power systems, hydraulics, and electrical control systems. The student is also guided in following process procedures, adequately documenting maintenance procedures within forms and records, ensuring a safe and compliant working environment, and developing as a maintenance professional.

Aircraft Dispatch Program

The Aircraft Dispatcher Program is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved training that incorporates classroom and lab instruction preparing Aircraft Dispatcher students to pass the FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Written, Oral and Practical Certification Exams which are administered by FAA Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners upon graduation.

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The UAS Operator and Flight Training course will teach students basic and advanced airmanship skills with a focus on aerial photography with mission planning and execution that can be applied to agriculture, real estate, and infrastructure inspection jobs. Over two days, students will learn the basics of flight, preflight, mission planning techniques and progress to advanced/skilled maneuvers.

Professional Aviation Maintenance Certification Online Course

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Certification (PAMC) course is an advanced five week continuing education course for the experienced Aviation Maintenance professional. The course is designed to provide an intensive investigation of the range of technologies, aircraft functions, and maintenance responsibilities of the civilian aviation maintenance field. It is designed for students who have familiarity and experience with aviation maintenance through military or civilian experience, and who seek to transition to professional civilian certification in the field.

These courses are avocational in nature and are not included in ACCSC’s scope of accreditation – not Title IV eligible.

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Aviation Institute of Maintenance Washington, D.C. - Metro
10640 Davidson Place
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 257-5515

Accreditations & Associations

◈ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified to operate an Aviation Maintenance Technician School under FAA Regulations Part 147

◈ Certified by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Federal Title IV programs

◈ Aviation Technical Education Council (ATEC)

◈ Military Tuition Assistance

◈ State Approving Agency for Veterans Education and Training

◈ Vocational Rehabilitation

◈ Northrop Rice Foundation

◈ Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)

◈ Northern Virginia Workforce Investment Board – Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA)

◈ Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA)

◈ University Aviation Association (UAA)

◈ Prince William County Chamber of Commerce