The Home Depot Aircraft Systems Technicians Take The
Two Airframe and Powerplant
(A&P) technicians from The Home Depot Aviation are the first
recipients of CAE's a new Master Aircraft Technician Award, the
company announced Friday. Shayne B. Graves and Dennis L. Pepin
earned the award for successful completion of CAE's three-year
Master Aircraft Technician program.
Graves and Pepin each completed more than 225 hours of Certified
Aircraft Maintenance Training in the eight-course program taught at
CAE SimuFlite in Dallas, Texas and CAE's North East Training Center
in Whippany, New Jersey. Both of The Home Depot Aviation aircraft
systems technicians are certified on the Dassault Falcon 50EX
"We are delighted that The Home Depot Aviation, Mr. Graves and
Mr. Pepin are the first to receive this award," said Jeff Roberts,
CAE's Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training, and
Services. "CAE is committed to working with our customers to ensure
the highest quality safety and efficiency standards. The creation
of this award is one way we recognize the commitment put forth by
aviation professionals and their flight departments."
"We are very pleased with the operationally oriented training
our aircraft systems technicians have received from CAE", said Bill
McBride, The Home Depot's Senior Director, Flight Operations. "CAE
works with us to tailor our training to address our specific
operational needs. We look forward to having more of our fleet
technicians certified under the CAE Master Aircraft Technician
Dassault Falcon 50EX File
Graves, an aircraft technician of 28 years, and Pepin, with 35
years of experience, have been with The Home Depot Aviation for
five and 13 years, respectively.
An award ceremony and presentation took place January 13 at the
Home Depot Aviation hanger in Atlanta, Georgia.