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1 Aviation Careers AMGT 202
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2 Aviation Careers Aircraft Mechanic Professional Pilot Flight Attendant Air Traffic Controllers Flight Dispatchers Transportation Security Officers Operations and Management FAA Occupations Aviation Safety Aircraft Manufacturing Other Aviation Careers
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3 Aircraft Mechanic For every hour of flight, a commercial aircraft requires about four hours of maintenance Two career specialties Aviation Maintenance Technology Aviation Electronics Technology Advancement into management positions can be rapid. Many aviation executives began their careers in Aviation Maintenance Worldwide shortage of aviation maintenance technicians Starting salaries and benefits are considerably better for graduates with associate or bachelor degrees
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4 Aviation Maintenance Technicians (1) Certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Perform scheduled maintenance and trouble-shooting on everything that flies (small private planes, corporate jets, helicopters, airships, jetliners, and space vehicles) Certification: Body of the aircraft – airframe (A) [READ MORE: http://www.opm.gov/fedclass/fws8852.pdf ] Engines – powerplants (P) [READ MORE: http://www.opm.gov/fedclass/fws8602.pdf ] FAA Part 147 [READ MORE: http://www.risingup.com/fars/info/147-index.shtml ]
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5 Aviation Maintenance Technicians (2) Certification – Preparation Attend FAR part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools18 to 24 months (Associates degree) Work at an FAA Repair Station or FBO under the supervision of a certified mechanic for 18 months for each certificate, or 30 months for both Armed services training and experience in aircraft maintenance Certification – oral and practical tests proof of experience Tests cover 43 technical subjects Typically tests for one certificate – airframe or power plant – takes about 8 hours
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6 Aviation Electronics Technicians Also known as Avionics Technicians Work on the sophisticated electronic systems and controls aboard modern aircraft – navigational and communications equipment The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licenses Aviation Electronics Technicians Many FAR part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools offer avionics courses that cover electronics and instrumentation
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7 Professional Pilot (1) Commercial airline and corporate aviation pilots Hurdles: Training cost is high Significant amount of time is required for training (2-4 years) Pay structure for the first year or two tends to be low Work schedules can be undesirable (weekends, nights, holidays, etc.) Pilot Responsibilities Safety – including airworthiness of the plane; weather; regulations; air traffic control procedures; and navigation Responsibilities to employer Responsibilities to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – flying skills,
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2010 for the course MGMT MGMT 201 taught by Professor Claper during the Winter '10 term at Embry-Riddle FL/AZ.

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