program description

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program teaches students the maintenance and repair of aircraft mechanical systems, including turbine and reciprocating engines, aircraft finishes, sheet metal, welding, landing gears, hydraulics, propellers and much more. Upon completion of the program, students may test for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) General, Airframe and Powerplant certification. Financial Assistance through the Veterans Affairs GI Bill educational benefits may be available to those who qualify.

Airframe & Powerplant | 1948 hours

Airframe | 1178.50 hours

  • Service, repair and overhaul aircraft components and systems
  • Basic electricity, aircraft drawings, math, physics, weight and balance
  • Airframe systems such as airframe electrical systems, instrumentation, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, position and warning systems and landing gear systems
  • Communication/navigation, ice/rain and fire protection, sheet metal, welding and aircraft coverings

Powerplant | 1178.50 hours

  • Service, repair and overhaul aircraft components and systems
  • Basic electricity, aircraft drawings, math, physics, weight and balance
  • Service, repair and overhaul aircraft engines and components to include
    reciprocating engines, turbine engines, propellers, ignition and starting
    components and electrical systems, fuel metering, cooling and exhaust

Course Details
Monday-Thursday
5:45PM-10:15PM

Tuition, fees and books
Program of Study: $14,757
Program of Study- Airframe: $8,979.25
Program of Study- Powerplant: $8,979.25

Campus Details
West-MEC Central Campus
6997 N. Glen Harbor Boulevard
Glendale, AZ 85307
Hours 9:30AM-5:00PM
P 623.209.8070
E adulted@west-mec.org

Contact Us
P 623.772.4238
E adulted@west-mec.org