With its reputation as a pro-growth, low-tax state, Texas should be a favorable place to work on aircraft. But it’s one of a shrinking minority of states that tax repair parts for general aviation aircraft.
The 6.25% sales tax on parts drives significant repair and maintenance business to out-of-state facilities, [Read more…]
The aviation industry is on the verge of a major mechanic shortage, needing hundreds of thousands of technicians.
While aviation schools are preparing students for the job, each technician entering the field must complete the FAA’s Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification before being hired.
Fulcrum Labs is answering the call to increase pass rates with its recently launched FAA A&P Certification Prep Course, which combines personalized, adaptive learning and predictive analytics to help aviation maintenance technicians prepare for the test. [Read more…]