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Aviation Maintenance Technology

at Northland Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 88
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Aviation Maintenance Technology concentrates on aircraft airframe and powerplant maintenance to prepare the student to test for certification as a Federal Aviation Administration airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. Students receive hands-on training in modern and well-equipped facilities. More than 20 aircraft, including two Boeing 727s, two DC-9's, a Sabreliner, twin-engine turbo props, three Huey turbine-powered helicopters, as well as Piper, Cessna, and Beechcraft piston-powered light aircraft are used in the student's training. The diploma program concentrates training on all facets of repair and inspection in electrical, pressurization, hydraulics, instruments, navigation, and engine systems.

Program Locations

  • Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls 56701

Labor Market Information

  • Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

  • Median wage: $26.21/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers

  • Median wage: $21.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Northland Community and Technical College
Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Highway 1 E Thief River Falls, MN 56701 Toll-Free: (800) 959-6282 Local: (218) 683-8800 TTY: (800) 627-3529