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Aviation Industry Growth Stymied by the Shortage of Aircraft Technicians

In 1968, Lee Kopeke saw that there was a shortage of trained and licensed Aircraft Technicians for local aviation companies in Michigan, so he started a school at Willow Run Airport to train technicians for the growing industry.  For almost 50 years MIAT College of Technology has been providing technicians to companies across the U.S. During this same time, the industry was so busy growing, catering to customers’ needs, and making money, participants did not

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