These courses are the first step in a career in the field of aircraft maintenance. The student will learn about the different materials used in the construction of aircraft, the proper way to weigh an airplane and calculate the center of gravity, and much more with hands-on instruction on an actual airplane.
Certificate of Proficiency Aviation I
Certificate of Proficiency Aviation II
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projection and Arkansas Data Analysis Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
Projected Need for Employees (2006-2016) 9-17% growth 25,000Arkansas Projected Need for Employees (2006-2016) 240
HOWEVER, ACCORDING TO AEDC SURVEY OF ARKANSAS AEROSPACE RELATED COMPANIES (2006-2016) THE NUMBER IS 378
2008 Hourly Wage Median $24.71Arkansas 2008 Hourly Wage Median $20.28
Job Outlook for Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
Lee ChapmanAviation InstructorMena Airport210 Highway 980Mena, Arkansas 71953 (479) 394-1660
Jeanette BerryEOC RepresentativeRich Mountain Community College1100 College Dr.Mena, Arkansas 71953(479) 394-7622, ext 1644
Application and admissions must be completed at a RMCC Location
Rich Mountain Community College • 1100 College Drive • Mena, Arkansas 71953 • (479) 394-7622
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