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Category: Aviation Maintenance Technician

  • How to Become an Aviation Maintenance Technician  

    How to Become an Aviation Maintenance Technician  

    Love airplanes and aircraft, and like to tinker and fix things too? A career as an aviation maintenance technician might be right for you. Aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) are vital to the aviation industry. They keep aircraft flying with regular inspections, fix them when they’re broken, and work with engineers and designers to make new…

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician vs. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

    Aircraft Maintenance Technician vs. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

    Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) are highly skilled professionals who are responsible for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining a wide range of aircraft systems and components. They also troubleshoot malfunctions and perform maintenance checks.  However, aircraft maintenance technicians didn’t always have this title. Before 1995, the FAA used the term aircraft mechanic to describe maintenance professionals. But…