Aircraft Maintenance Technology

JUN-JUL 2018

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Page 28 of 51 29 Lee began her career as an aircraft mechanic at this same facility. David Huot, interiors supervisor, is the IFA point person for the Bombardier Hartford Service Center and says, “At Bombardier Business Aircraft, we love welcoming students to our facility to help them understand and learn about our operations and the many professional opportunities that are available to them within the industry.” The next morning we visited WTA and toured the AMT program classrooms and a local airport hangar being renovated for school use. Galen Wilson, a retired Air Force Chief Master Sargent, serves as department head and main instructor. Wilson’s passion for aviation and teaching are clearly reflected in the fact that the aviation technology program has become one of the most requested technical programs at WTA. Wilson explained that from conception during the fall of 2013 to certification in August 2016, the program came into being due to the combined efforts of local officials, industry members, and numerous volunteers. Currently there are 36 students in the program and the first class is due to graduate in 2019. After a day and a half at Bombardier Hartford Service Center, the New England Air Museum, and Westfield Technical Academy, I was the one inspired. The Aircraft Fuel Leak Stops Here At Seal Aviation we repair fuel leaks the first time, every time! That's why we offer a 181 Day Warranty on all of our leak repair work. We also offer: Non-Destructive Testing and Structural Repair support 24/7 anywhere in the world A rapid response team ready to deploy to your location for your AOG maintenance and emergencies FAA and EASA Certifi ed Repair Station 9JBR401B S.E.A.L. Aviation 1011 N.W. 51 St., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309 | 954-492-3522 |

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