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Airframe Aviation Maintenance (AAM.S.CRT)

  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
This program is one of two Sinclair certificate programs (GAM.S.STC & AAM.S.CRT) needed to qualify the student for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe (A) certificate. To become an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT), two ratings are required, the Airframe (A) and the Powerplant (P); this is commonly referred to as an "A&P Certificate". Subjects include assembling and rigging, metallic and non-metallic structures, fuel systems, electrical power production and distribution, instruments, communication/navigation systems, cabin atmospheric control systems, landing gear, hydraulics and pneumatics, fire protection systems, aircraft finishing, ice protection systems and welding inspections. Students will learn to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned with extensive hands-on training in the aviation maintenance lab. Sinclair is an FAA-approved Aviation Maintenance Technician School (AMTS) under Part 147.