|Delcastle Technical High School|
Inspect, repair, service and overhaul aircraft.
Students in Aviation Technology learn to inspect, repair, service, and overhaul airplanes. Attention is given to scheduled maintenance following a timetable based upon the number of hours flown and to specialization in repair work. The program is based upon the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for the aviation mechanic license. To be federally licensed, a student must pass the FAA written oral and practical examinations. The field of aviation requires a person of high professional standards willing to accept responsibility for human lives that depend on his/her professional expertise. Essential skills include coordinating work with others; operating equipment; using tools; maintaining, inspecting, repairing, and installing parts; following written and oral instructions; keeping records; analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating data; exhibiting attention to detail; and working with computers.
Employment opportunities available after high school graduation: