Thrust Institute

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


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 earn the highly coveted Airframe & Powerplant mechanic certification (A&P).

Thrust Institute of Maintenance stands as a proud affiliate of Thrust Flight, a nationally recognized flight school renowned for its commitment to excellence in pilot training. Building upon this legacy of success, Thrust Institute of Maintenance is teaching upcoming aviation technicians by offering an innovative curriculum  and practical training with instructors dedicated to providing the best experience for their students.

 “At Thrust Institute of Maintenance, we are passionate about shaping the future of aviation maintenance professionals,” said Jon Dillenberg, Director of Thrust Institute of Maintenance. “With our cutting-edge facility and experienced faculty, we aim to provide students with a comprehensive education that equips them with the necessary skills to thrive in the aviation industry as Aviation Maintenance Technicians.” 

The curriculum at Thrust Institute of Maintenance encompasses a wide range of theoretical and practical modules, covering aircraft systems, engines, electrical systems, avionics, and maintenance practices. Through rigorous coursework and  hands-on exercises, students gain a deep understanding of aviation mechanics, ensuring they possess the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their careers. 

One of the key advantages of Thrust Institute of Maintenance is its strategic location at the Addison Airport, a thriving hub of aviation activity. This proximity allows students to immerse themselves in a dynamic aviation environment, fostering a strong connection with the industry and opening up abundant opportunities for internships, networking, and employment prospects. 

Thrust Institute of Maintenance takes pride in its faculty, which comprises experienced professionals with decades of industry knowledge. These experts bring their real-world expertise into the classroom, enriching the learning experience and providing students with valuable insights into the aviation maintenance field.

Thrust Institute of Maintenance is now accepting inquiries for its inaugural class, with courses scheduled to commence in the fall semester. Prospective students interested in pursuing a rewarding career in aviation maintenance are encouraged to reach out to learn more about this program. 

For more information about Thrust Institute of Maintenance and the Aviation Maintenance Technician certification program, visit or contact the admissions office.

About Thrust Institute of Maintenance

 Thrust Institute of Maintenance is a leading aviation mechanic school located in Addison, TX. Affiliated with Thrust Flight, a nationally recognized flight school, the institute offers an unparalleled educational experience for aspiring aviation technicians. With a focus on hands-on training, industry-leading curriculum, and a prime location at the Addison Airport, Thrust Institute of Maintenance equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the aviation maintenance field.

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