FWCS Career Academy Aviation

You’ll learn how to troubleshoot and repair mechanical aspects of beginning aviation technology with aircraft at Smith Field. Explore the world of aircraft mechanics and complete the initial semester of the two-year Aviation Technology Program at Ivy Tech Community College while still in high school.

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FWCS Career Academy - Aviation

THE ULTIMATE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

  • Learning activities at an operational airport

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Learn how to repair, straighten and paint vehicles through hands-on lab work
  • Engine manufacturers in the aviation, automobile, boating and racing industries
  • Aircraft and parts sales
  • Major and regional airlines
  • Heavy transport contract maintenance facility
  • Commercial and general aviation industries

AVIATION MECHANICS TECHNOLOGY

FWCS Career Academy - Aviation

What to look forward to in the Aviation program:

  • Instruction provided by an FAA-certified instructor from Ivy Tech Community College
  • Learn how to service turbine engines, piston engines and aircraft engine accessories
  • A tool kit with precision and special tools will be provided
  • The lab and classrooms are located at Smith Field, where all instruction takes place

COLLEGE CREDIT AND CERTIFICATION

FWCS Career Academy - Aviation
  • Transfer credit hours to Ivy Tech Community College or another FAA-approved school toward an associate degree in aviation maintenance