Aviation Maintenance Technology

  • Credits: 83.5
  • Degree Type: Diploma
  • Campus: Thief River Falls

Program Overview

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 a Boeing 727s, two DC-9's, a Sabreliner, twin-engine turbo prop Mitsubishi MU-2, a Bell 206 turbine-powered helicopter, as well as Piper, Cessna, and Beechcraft piston-powered 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.






Employment Information

Northland has a first rate placement record. Numerous companies contact Northland to recruit graduates for jobs. Some of those companies include:

  • Wipaire, Inc.
  • Delta
  • UND Aerospace
  • Compass Airlines
  • Air Corps Aviation
  • Fargo Jet Center
  • Bismarck Aero Center
  • Endeavor Air
  • AAR

Most aviation employers offer competitive compensation packages including medical, dental and life insurance, retirement plans, paid holidays, vacations, sick leave, and flight benefits.

Career Outlook

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Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
AVIA 1001 Aviation Math 0.75
AVIA 1002 Aircraft Physics 0.75
AVIA 1003 Maintenance Publication 1.5
AVIA 1004 Operations & Service 1.5
AVIA 1005 Forms & Records 1.5
AVIA 1006 Corrosion Control 1.5
AVIA 1007 Aircraft Drawings 1.5
AVIA 1008 Weight & Balance 1.5
AVIA 1009 Materials & Procecesses 1.5
AVIA 1010 Fluid Lines 1.5
AVIA 1011 Basic Electricity 5
AVIA 2001 Aircraft Elec Systems 2
AVIA 2002 Aircraft Wood Struct 1.5
AVIA 2003 Aircraft Covering 1.25
AVIA 2004 Aircraft Finishes 1.25
AVIA 2005 Non-Metallic Struct 1.25
AVIA 2006 Sheet Metal Struct 5
AVIA 2007 Aviation Welding 1.25
AVIA 2008 Assembly & Rigging 2
AVIA 2009 Hydraulic & Pneumatics 1.5
AVIA 2010 Landing Gear 1.5
AVIA 2011 Position & Warning Sys 1.5
AVIA 2012 Cabin Atmosphere 1.5
AVIA 2013 Aircraft Instruments 1.5
AVIA 2014 Communication & Nav 1.5
AVIA 2015 Aircraft Fuel Sys 1.5
AVIA 2016 Ice & Rain Sys 1.5
AVIA 2017 Fire Protection Sys 1.5
AVIA 2018 Aircraft Inspection 2
AVIA 2101 Aircraft Recip Eng 6
AVIA 2102 Aircraft Turbine Eng 6
AVIA 2103 Engine Instruments 1.5
AVIA 2104 Fire Protection 1.5
AVIA 2105 Engine Electrical Sys 1.5
AVIA 2106 Lubrication Sys 1.5
AVIA 2107 Ignition & Start Sys 1.5
AVIA 2108 Fuel Metering Sys 1.5
AVIA 2109 Engine Fuel Sys 1.5
AVIA 2110 Induction Sys 1.5
AVIA 2111 Engine Cooling Sys 1.5
AVIA 2112 Exhaust & Reverser Sys 1.5
AVIA 2113 Aircraft Propellers 1.5
AVIA 2114 Aircraft Engine Insp 1.5
CRLT 2103 Job Seeking/Keeping 1
SSCI 1101 Human Relations 3
TOTAL CREDITS: 83.5
 

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