School of Aviation Technology At VCV Gets FAA Certification | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 06.15.17

Airborne 06.19.17

Airborne 06.20.17

Airborne 06.21.17

Airborne 06.22.17

Airborne 06.16.17

Airborne-Unmanned 06.20.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 06.15.17

Airborne 06.19.17

Airborne 06.20.17

Airborne 06.21.17

Airborne 06.22.17

Airborne 06.16.17

Airborne-Unmanned 06.20.17

XPONENTIAL Innovation Preview -- www.allthingsunmanned.com

Tue, Mar 03, 2009

School of Aviation Technology At VCV Gets FAA Certification

A&P Classes Slated To Begin On March 9

The School of Aviation Technology at Southern California Logistics Airport (VCV) in Victorville announced Friday it has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to begin formal instruction of students.

Students will begin studies almost immediately -- the first class begins March 9. The 82-week course includes general training, power plant certification, and airframe certification, with the first class expected to graduate by the end of 2010.

"I'm excited to see the school take this final step and open its doors for students," said Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt, who secured more than $500,000 for the school. "With the state our economy is in now, we need this school more than ever. With the cooperation of the City of Victorville and the County Workforce Investment Board, we've created a tremendous opportunity for local residents."

In addition to the $500,000 provided by Supervisor Mitzelfelt, the County's Workforce Investment Board contributed $75,000 in Workforce Investment Act funds, and $179,600 in Employment Training Panel funds, for a total County contribution of $754,600.

Graduates from the program will be eligible for licensure as airframe and powerplant (A&P) mechanics, an occupation that is, and will continue to be, in high demand. Existing aviation maintenance firms at SCLA have indicated a need to hire up to 200 A&P mechanics per year. Entry level A&P mechanics earn $40,000 to $45,000 per year and experienced mechanics can earn more than $100,000 per year.

"This is another positive step in the development at SCLA," added Supervisor Mitzelfelt, who also serves as Chairman of the Victor Valley Economic Development Authority, the joint powers authority with the responsibility for redeveloping the former George Air Force Base. "The School of Aviation Technology further establishes SCLA's role as a logistics hub for the region."

FMI: www.sbcounty.gov, www.logisticsairport.com/

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 06.21.17: A380plus??, Lycoming TBO Upgrade, Drone Racing League Premier

Also: WomenVenture, EAA Pilot Proficiency Ctr, 787-9 Order, Cardiac Drones, Cessna Ldg Gears, A320neo, Nightwarden TUAS Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A38>[...]

Airborne 06.21.17: A380plus??, Lycoming TBO Upgrade, Drone Racing League Premier

Also: WomenVenture, EAA Pilot Proficiency Ctr, 787-9 Order, Cardiac Drones, Cessna Ldg Gears, A320neo, Nightwarden TUAS Airbus is presenting a development study for an enhanced A38>[...]

Airborne 06.20.17: MAKO Near 1st Flt, Proteus 1000th, Pegasus Flying Car

Also: SR-72 Details, Aero-Calendar, Spitfire Flips, Tecnam Twins, Space Tourism, Iridium NEXT, Falcon Aviation The first new product since the relocation of experimental aircraft p>[...]

AMA Drone Report 06.15.17: AMA Museum-1999 Draganflyer, FPV Fest, Drone-Betting?

Also: AMA Outreach, Drone Theft, Dumb Drone Regs--In NJ, AMA Drone Report -- Help Wanted It’s never too late to start documenting history... even when it comes to topics like>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 06.20.17: UAS Orgs v Bad Regs, Anti-Collision, Drone Race $$

Also: Solar-Powered UAS, NK Drone, UAS Survey, Brian Wynne Interview The team at AUVSI is staying plenty busy as they and 13 other organizations authored a letter to members of Con>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC