The Aviation Systems Technology provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to qualify for an aircraft mechanic's certificate with airframe and/or powerplant ratings. The curriculum is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR Part 147, which governs aviation maintenance schools. Course work includes aviation mathematics, FAA regulations, basic electricity, aircraft drawings; aircraft structures, systems, and components; aircraft engines, theory, systems, and components; and engine inspections and maintenance.
Upon completion of this concentration, graduates will be able to: Find employment opportunities as entry-level mechanics with air carriers, manufacturers, repair stations, fixed base operators, flight schools, and government aviation operations.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Aircraft & Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians
*The Aviation Systems Technology program is only offered at the Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center in Currituck.