During times of crisis or the grounding of planes, many think that aviation mechanics would not be in demand. Actually, the opposite is true. As many airlines park planes, the aviation mechanic is still widely used to service the planes as they are grounded. Aviation mechanics are also needed to service all of the planes, helicopters and light aircraft that the government agencies, police, emergency rescue, military and private jet companies are still using amid
There is a shortage of quality service technicians in a variety of sectors of industry. One of the biggest shortages is in the aviation industry where airlines and private companies are looking for qualified graduates to become aircraft maintenance technicians. These technicians are in charge of general upkeep for both entire fleets of commercial airlines as well as for smaller personal aircraft. These jobs are crucially important to the aviation industry as aircraft maintenance technicians
Are you interested in becoming an aircraft maintenance technician? Do you have the skills to properly communicate with colleagues? If you need to work on your communications skills, then attending an aircraft maintenance technician at a trade school may be the right ticket for you. Learn to be a better communicator and become highly sought-after in the process. Airlines must work diligently to ensure that their aircraft are maintained properly so that they can operate
Aircraft mechanics will work in a variety of positions as an integral part of their training. This enables them to put the theoretical knowledge learned in a classroom into practice and allows them to pick up new skills. During training, a positive experience is vital for the aviation department as well as the aircraft mechanic themselves. Here are a few tips on how to make that happen.
Are you interested in how to attract millennials to work in aviation? With an increase in air travel, the addition of budget airlines to the aviation industry, expanded routes and the commission of new and more advanced aircraft, the demand for highly trained aviation mechanics will continue to grow. The millennial generation is the next in line to become aviation mechanics, but they have a specific set of requirements as they pick their career. First,
The field of aviation mechanics is changing. There are trends occurring now and on the horizon that promise to transform the way maintenance work is carried out in Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities in the United States and around the world. Most of these trends are technical and will affect every area of aviation—from the biggest airlines to the smallest private airline operators employing a Director of Maintenance and perhaps a crew to maintain
My Ultimate Responsibility: To Empower MIAT Faculty and Staff to Support Our Students in the Best Possible Way Every Day By Jennifer Paugh, MIAT College of Technology Canton President The timing of the opportunity to join MIAT College of Technology as president of our Canton campus near the Detroit Metropolitan Airport was perfect. That was almost three years ago. Helping MIAT to grow and flourish is exciting to me, and I have embraced this
The global aviation industry is booming. The International Air Transport Association (ATA) believes that the airline industry’s profits will reach up to 38.4 billion US dollars in 2018. In the next 20 years, the number of airline passengers is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 4 percent. The increase in passengers and airplanes means a demand for additional airline personnel including aviation mechanics.
Interested in becoming an aircraft maintenance technician? As an aircraft maintenance technician, you will need to be familiar with lots of aircraft terminology. Developing an aviation-related vocabulary is important for diagnosing problems with an aircraft or communicating maintenance needs with the flight crew. Aircraft terminology is also used by pilots, flight attendants, the tower, and traffic controllers. Taking the time to learn this terminology is important for aircraft maintenance technicians to communicate with aviation colleagues.
Do you want a job working with your hands, taking things apart, and making repairs to equipment? Would you be interested in attending college if there was a program that applied all of those activities to one career field? MIAT’s Aviation Maintenance programs focus on teaching students the advanced precision job skills necessary to become an FAA Certified Aviation Maintenance Technician. Sheet metal fabrication is one of more than 40 precision technical skills MIAT graduates