A&P school to open at ISM

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology will open a new campus at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in early 2015.

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Wipaire launches Gateway to Success Program for A&P students

BRAINERD, Minn. — Wipaire has launched a new program designed to develop and retain talented young airframe and powerplant mechanics.

The Gateway to Success program is comprised of several checkpoints for aspiring maintenance technicians.

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AAR recruiting A&Ps

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — AAR has job openings for 70 aircraft mechanics at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) station in Duluth, Minn., and is expanding recruitment to the Twin Cities with a job fair on Jan. 23.

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Chapter and verse

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association has an unrecognized strength in its organization that makes it a resource for what’s going on in aircraft maintenance. That strength is our chapter network, which is, of course, made up of our members.

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Accelerated maintenance training program now offered at GMU

The FAA approved USAeroTech to start accepting students for a new one-year accelerated aircraft maintenance training program in Greenville, S.C.

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Southwest Regional PAMA Olympics set

The 2012 Fourth Annual Southwest Regional PAMA Olympics is scheduled for March 31 in Fort Worth at Tarrant County College’s Northwest Campus starting at 8 a.m. All of the 147 schools in the Southwest Region have been invited.

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PAMA Newsletter debuts

First of all I want to thank General Aviation News for offering the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) the opportunity to publish articles that will be of interest to mechanics, as well as some pilots.

PAMA is an association for the Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT). We promote professionalism and recognition for the AMT by fostering continuous improvement in aviation safety and through communication, education, representation, and support.

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PAMA slates Maintenance Symposium

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is holding its National Aviation Maintenance Symposium (NAMS) in the Ann Arbor, Mich., area at Eastern Michigan University Jan. 19-20. The symposium will feature exhibitors, speakers and presenters for aviation maintenance professionals.

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AAR partners with City Colleges of Chicago

AAR has been selected by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office as aviation industry partner for a new education to careers strategy between the City Colleges of Chicago and private business to prepare residents for jobs in aviation.

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