Aircraft Maintenance Technology

OCT 2018

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58 OCTOBER 2018 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY NEWS ners, each of whom will receive a $4,000 scholarship. This year’s RAA scholarship winners are: Nicole Lund (University of Nebraska at Omaha), whose goal is to become a regional airline captain; Michael Przysiecki (Bowling Green State University), an Air Force veteran who wants to become an airline pilot; Jayden Strickland (Central Washington University), who is pursuing a career as an airline pilot; and Rodney Fleming (Guilford Technical Community College/Embry-Riddle University), who is pursuing an airline career. Girls in Aviation Day 2018 scheduled for Oct. 13 Now in its fourth year as a global event, Girls in Aviation Day is designed to introduce and educate girls 8 to 17 years of age on the career choices and lifestyle possibilities offered by the aviation/aerospace industry. In addition to over 50 Girls in Aviation events which will be presented from coast to coast in the United States, the international chapters in WAI’s network will ensure Girls in Aviation Day is celebrated around the globe. A list of Girls in Aviation Day events can be found at https://www.wai.org/events/girls-aviation-day-2018. Hallmark University Enrolls Second Group of High School Students Two groups of high school students arrived at Hallmark University’s College of Aeronautics for their orientation into the new year of Hallmark’s Aerospace College Head-start Institute (Aero CHI). These students from San Antonio’s NEISD included students who completed their first year of Aero CHI in May, as well as a new group beginning their career in aviation training. Aero CHI is a free program designed for high school students to complete over one-third of their AAS degree in airframe and powerplant technology while in high school, saving them time and over $10,000 in tuition when they continue their education with Hallmark University. For more information visit hallmarkuniversity.edu. Pratt & Whitney Awarded $437M Contract Modification for Adaptive Engines Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a $437 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) for next generation adaptive Connect At the Speed of Flight. VISIT US AT BOOTH #2035 AT NBAA FIND OUT HOW TO ENHANCE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY IN FLIGHT! mtxsales@pentastaraviation.com 248-866-8982 ©2018 Pentastar Aviation AviationPros.com/company/10134759 CHECK OUT OUR WEBSTORE wagaero.com YOUR ONE-STOP REPAIR STATION FAA CERTIFIED REPAIR STATION #A14R244N A Division of the Wag-Aero Group Aero Fabricators inc ENGINE MOUNT, EXHAUST SYSTEM, SEAT BELT & HARNESS REPAIRS • Fast Service, Most Models Repairable • Economically Priced • Full A.D. & Service Bulletin Compliance • One-Year Unlimited Hours Warranty • FFA Approved Non-Destructive Testing • Dealer Program Available 1.800.558.6868 EXT 149 AMT68 AviationPros.com/company/10135134

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