Thrust Institute

Category: Aviation Maintenance Technician

  • The Pros and Cons of Being an Aircraft Mechanic

    The Pros and Cons of Being an Aircraft Mechanic

    There are many pros and cons of being an aircraft mechanic. Now, in our opinion, the pros outweigh the cons but we realize we may be a bit biased given we train aviation maintenance technicians.  So, to help you decide if this is the right career for you, let’s explore some of the pros and…

  • Aircraft Mechanic Salary: How Much Do Airplane Mechanics Make?

    Aircraft Mechanic Salary: How Much Do Airplane Mechanics Make?

    If you’re thinking about becoming an aircraft mechanic one of the first questions you’ve likely had is what is an airplane mechanic salary. And it’s a good question to ask whenever you’re considering a new career. Statistics for aviation maintenance technician (AMT) or aircraft mechanic salaries are available from a variety of sources. We’ll look…

  • Should You Take Night Classes to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

    Should You Take Night Classes to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

    Choosing the right AMT training schedule is crucial for aspiring aircraft mechanics. At the Thrust Institute of Maintenance, we understand this and offer both day and night classes to accommodate our students’ diverse needs. In this article we’ll explore the pros and cons of attending night classes, helping you make an informed decision about your…

  • How Long Does it Take to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

    How Long Does it Take to Become an Aircraft Mechanic?

    One of the first questions we get from prospective students is, how long does it take to become an aircraft mechanic? In this post we’re going to break down the various paths available to become an aircraft mechanic and exactly how long each path will take. Here’s a look at how long it takes to…

  • Benefits of Working for an Airline as an A&P

    Benefits of Working for an Airline as an A&P

    When you first set out on your Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) career, you might not realize how many different paths there are to take. Many people consider the airlines the ultimate career choice, and in many ways, they are the top.  But what sort of company you work for will determine much about your lifestyle,…

  • Invitation to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House of Our New Aviation Maintenance Technician School

    Invitation to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House of Our New Aviation Maintenance Technician School

    Addison, TX — September 8, 2023 — Thrust Institute of Maintenance is thrilled to invite the public to join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate receiving our certificate of approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin teaching the next generation of aviation maintenance technicians. The ribbon cutting ceremony…

  • New A&P Mechanic School Set to Open in November

    New A&P Mechanic School Set to Open in November

    **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Addison, TX — August 31, 2023 — Thrust Institute of Maintenance, sister school of the renowned pilot academy Thrust Flight, is thrilled to announce the commencement of its first Aviation Maintenance Technician (A&P) class on November 6th, 2023. With a commitment to excellence in aviation education, Thrust Institute of Maintenance offers a…

  • New A&P Mechanic School Set to Open in DFW Amid Aviation Mechanic Shortage

    New A&P Mechanic School Set to Open in DFW Amid Aviation Mechanic Shortage

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2023 Addison, TX – Thrust Institute of Maintenance, an aviation maintenance technician school, is thrilled to announce a new upcoming Airframe & Powerplant technician program coming to the Addison Airport in Addison, TX. This new program will provide aspiring aviation technicians with an exceptional educational experience and the opportunity to…

  • How To Get an FCC License

    How To Get an FCC License

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is heavily mentioned in the aviation industry, as they constitute the rules and regulations that keep our airspace safe. But there are other agencies and rules at play that aren’t as referred to that play into the safety of aviation. One of those topics that require administration is aviation radios.…

  • 610,000 Reasons to Become an Aviation Maintenance Technician

    610,000 Reasons to Become an Aviation Maintenance Technician

    The past few years have shaken up most industries in the world but the aviation industry was one of the most dramatically affected.  After many COVID restrictions were lifted, airline travel rebounded much faster than the airlines expected. As we know, there is a dramatic increase in the demand for employees throughout the aviation industry.…