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Updated 10 days ago

A&P/Avionics can't find work! - 37 Replies

Many A&P schools capitalize on the veteran's benefits. The military produces many aircraft mechanics, but few of them meet the civilian requirements...

Not today

Updated 24 days ago

A&P's are at extreme risk of losing it all. - 22 Replies

hard to pay for when wages for A&P's start at 12 dollars per hour and rarely go above 20. I feel sorry for you. I was making over 26/hr straight...

Chief Inspector in Skokie, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

What are typical a&p mechanic salaries? - 125 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Taja in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Any advice for A&P (1 year experience) in south Florida?

I have my FCC and A&P certification with 1 year worth of experience in a hydraulic components shop. I've been searching for 3 months. The staffing...

Taja in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

AMT for southwest - 1 Reply

Hello, I am currently in school to be a Aviation Maintenance Technician. I am aware that southwest only hires technicians that have previous...

Anthony in Long Beach, California

Updated 10 months ago

Are a&p mechanic job opportunities growing or declining? - 227 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most a&p mechanic...

Eric Klingenberg in Waukegan, Illinois

Updated 21 months ago

Where do I go from here? - 3 Replies

I was recently laid off as a P mechanic. I was in the process of obtaining my air but did not have enough hours to get signed off by the FAA. Where...

Leebo23 in Arlington, Tennessee

How to get a job working for FAA

I just finished school and finally got my A&P license. wanted to know is it possible to get a job working or interning for FAA???

LeeBo23 in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 35 months ago

A & P License - 2 Replies

Hello, Wondering what my next step is with aviation. Currently I am 21 year old with an A&P license and an Associates degree in Applied Science. What...

Jet_Tech in Fresno, California

Updated 39 months ago

a&p salary - 15 Replies

What can I expect to make straight out of a&p school with no experience? What is the highest paying part of the country to work in as an a&p?

Buzzox in Columbus, Ohio

Updated 40 months ago

A&P LICENSE - 92 Replies


mathew pecoroni in section, Alabama

need a job asap

Hello to all i live in section al i have been working for a company in tullahoma tn and it is great pay problem is the project is a govt project that...

Surfer1234 in Ormond Beach, Florida

Rethinking aviation mechanic

To provide a bit of background I was initially planning on becoming a drone pilot: I go to Embry- Riddle. But I then backed off of the plan because I...

Milo in Saint Cloud, Florida

Updated 57 months ago

Why take the risk for a 1980's wage? - 6 Replies

I've been licensed since 1975. The average wage back then was 8.65/hr plus shift and license differential at the airlines. That wage swelled to...


Updated 58 months ago

Husband's a Blackhawk Mechanic (Army) getting A&P certified - Best jobs as a civilian? - 6 Replies

Hello, I was hoping someone could help shed some light on this highly debated career. My husband is a 15T UH-60 Blackhawk Mechanic with 5+...

TaylorXP in Panama City, Florida

Updated 60 months ago

I need help/advice on how to move forward - 1 Reply

Okay first off i want to say that I am a 19 year old still at home, and I want to go about getting into this field the cheapest way possible as far...

Hotairballoonman@*****.*** in Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Updated 65 months ago

I am a laid-off pilot, should I become an A&P too? - 4 Replies

Hey guys, I've been reading your comments on being an A&P, and I was wondering if someone could help. I have worked as a flight instructor, a pilot...

acev1674 in Tallahassee, Florida

Updated 67 months ago

Aviation Industry - 61 Replies

I'm curious. Has there been any rumblings in the industry as to if and/or when things will pick up? I graduated from A&P school June 25th and have...

levartkim@*****.*** in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 70 months ago

Got an interview with PSA!!! - 5 Replies

Hi folks. So I got a call last week from a very nice lady from thier recruiting dept. We set up a date for next week for the interview. I have to fly...

zeff heffline



Love2fly in Lynwood, California

Updated 76 months ago

Airport Operations with Jet Blue - 5 Replies

Hi folks. I am so excited to be starting my training classes next week, July 22nd for Airport ops. I have been job hunting for 7 months now and...

Sean Foster

Updated 77 months ago

Are there universitys that accept a+p license? - 1 Reply

I want to get into the aerospace engineering program. Are there any universitys that accept the a+p license/ credits from a part 147 school?

Chris in Lake Worth, Florida

A&P work in Long Beach, CA

Currently looking into moving to the Long Beach area for A&P work and curious what facilities are located on the LGB airfield? Thanks!

Lee in Southington, Connecticut

Updated 78 months ago

Interviewed with Spirit today!! - 6 Replies

Hi folks. Yup had an interview today with Spirit Airlines this morning, very nerve wrecking. I really hope to get the job. I saw one guy show up in...

Roy in Deer Park, Texas

Updated 79 months ago

American Eagle hiring Mechanics!!! - 9 Replies

Hi folks. I recently applied to American Eagle here in MIA. on 7/20/2011 and since then I have heard nothing. Does anyone know if they are still...

oscee78@*****.*** in Lawrenceville, Georgia

whats a good company to work for in the u.s. with a new A&P

Hello everyone,im looking for advice i'll be graduating A&P in a few months,i'm hoping someone can give some advice on companies that hire new...

Roy in Deer Park, Texas

American Eagle A&P Mechanic

I was wondering if anybody knows what the medical consist of. I am color blind, so I am very concerned...

janetlynn039 in Brownsburg, Indiana

Updated 80 months ago

Contracting work in Mannheim Germany?????? - 26 Replies

Can anyone tell me anything about contracting A&P or sheetmetal work in Mannheim Germany???? I'm looking for anyone whos done it, and anything...

ibrahim in Palestinian Territory

Updated 82 months ago

Avionics FAA license - 4 Replies

Hello to everyone. Im working in kuwait airways as Aircraft Mechanic and my trade in Avionis. I have done 3 years ApprenticeShip in Avionics....

Kenrick Jasper in New Hyde Park, New York

Updated 82 months ago

New A&P license - 1 Reply

I heard there is a new license the FAA is requiring all certificate holders to aquire. Is this true and if so how do I go about obtaining a new one....

lou in Dothan, Alabama

Updated 83 months ago

My Job Search - 3 Replies

I need some advice. I've been searching for jobs all along the East coast from North Carolina to the southern tip of Florida. Since I've found no...

lou in Dothan, Alabama

Updated 83 months ago

certificate to go along with A&P - 1 Reply

i am 20 yrs old and am a month away from finishing my a&p. My question is would it be worth it if i was to go and get a certificate from embry...

Aircraft Mechanic in High Point, North Carolina

Updated 86 months ago

I want to get my A&P licence .. can you please help me - 2 Replies

Hi, I am moiz and i completed my BTec in National diploma in Aerospace Engg, which i completed in year 2000 after that i worked with an HElicopter...

John Kent in Houston, Texas

Updated 86 months ago

Tricks of the A&P school trade. - 2 Replies

Before you plunk down $25,000 to get your A&P license from a "for profit" school, you might want to know some of the tricks of the trade. For...

Wytboy in Hilo, Hawaii

Updated 87 months ago

testing - 2 Replies

Does anyone want to comment or reply on how hard they think the written test are compared to pilots test? Is it the higher the score the less the DME...

hsingiohio in Springboro, Ohio

Updated 87 months ago

American Eagle, bad experience - 5 Replies

Thought I'd let this out. I've been persuing American Eagle for the better part of a year now. I was origionally hired for the MX base at Marquette,...


Updated 88 months ago

how to become a sheet metal mechanic? - 1 Reply

I'm an A&P and am looking to become a sheet metal mechanic. How you go about becoming a sheet metal mech? Is their sheet metal school? or just...

lyle.robertson@*****.*** in Houston, Texas

Updated 89 months ago

A&P Mechanic Looking for Work in DFW - 1 Reply

I saw some mechanic positions posted at Dallas Airmotive. They're looking for PT6 experience.

oldtimer in Round Rock, Texas

A&P wages going up or down?

You longtime A&P's that can remember what your starting wages were decades ago, chime in here. Have your wages kept up with inflation? Do you still...

Big C in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 91 months ago

A&P license to Associate Degree - 3 Replies

I have had my A&P license for 30 plus years and now find I need at least an Associate Degree in my job for management positions. Has anyone heard of...

Big C in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 91 months ago

new a&p; bit daunted - 8 Replies

I'm a new a&p, just got my tickets mid august. I am having an extremely hard time finding a starting job, much less one that isn't half the world...

oldtimer in Round Rock, Texas

Updated 92 months ago

Paris verdict nightmare scenario for mechanics - 1 Reply

PONTOISE, France – A French court convicted Continental Airlines and one of its mechanics in Texas of manslaughter on Monday for setting off a chain...

Nick in Harker Heights, Texas

Updated 95 months ago

Military Aviation Information - 2 Replies

Hello Folks, I just started a new job as a recruiter for a company that has contract jobs throughout the U.S. I need to become familiar with...

L Farley in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 96 months ago


how much do they make? how can i get a job with one of those companies? should i get a associates degree?


Updated 96 months ago

Getting an a&p mechanic job. - 7 Replies

How did you get your start doing a&p mechanic work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

aviatech145 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Updated 100 months ago

Hookups with A&P Jobs - 6 Replies

I was just wondering if someone had inside info for A&P jobs in the Vegas area or PHX? Even considering Colorado. If there isn't anything for Vegas...

janetlynn039@*****.*** in Avon, Indiana

Updated 100 months ago

AAR Corp buys Blackwater (Aviation Division) - 1 Reply

Just wanted to post a recent article I read that states that AAR Corp bought the aviation division of BLACKWATER. I was quite surprised when I read...

WYTBOY in Hilo, Hawaii

Updated 101 months ago

Help with practicals - 1 Reply

I am going to embry-riddel for my a&p but i am going online. So what i am asking is where and how should I go about getting my practical hours here...

janetlynn039 in Avon, Indiana

Updated 101 months ago

Aircraft Services... Getting a business started. - 2 Replies

A good friend of mine (James Glenn) and I (Robert Quednau) are currently AH-64D Crew Cheifs in the Army. We have about 3 years left before our...

ets_soon in Clarksville, Tennessee

Updated 103 months ago

A&P jobs around Nashville, TN? - 2 Replies

I'm etsing from the Army soon and I'm trying to find A&P jobs around Nashville and Clarksville, TN. Anyone else doing the same or could give me a...

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