FAA-Accepted Training -- 8 hours toward IA Renewal
The 17th annual Avionics News Technical Training Exam is now available. The exam may be taken online by Aircraft Electronics Association members or downloaded by non-members by clicking here.
By completing the exam, which covers regulatory and technical topics featured in the 2017 issues of Avionics News, technicians can get a head start on their FAA-accepted training.
Don't have all 12 issues of Avionics News from the past year? No problem. They are all available online in the digital archives right at your fingertips.
Individuals who complete the exam and score 85 percent or higher receive credit toward their repair station training program requirements, IA renewal, Federal Aviation Administration AMT awards and the AEA Avionics Training Excellence Award.
In addition, applications for the AEA's ATE Award are available online by clicking here. The deadline for submitting applications is April 1, 2018.
For a company to be eligible for the ATE Award, all of its technicians must have completed at least one AEA training event in 2017, which includes:
- AEA Connect Conferences or the AEA International Convention & Trade Show.
- Avionics News Technical Training Exam.
- AEA computer-based training.
- OEM and AEA partner training.
Get recognized for your commitment to training by displaying the ATE Award plaque, window decal, hangar banner and hangar signs at your business.
For more information, contact Mike Adamson, AEA vice president of member programs and education, at 816-347-8400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn to Fly thanks to Sporty's Foundation and the AEA
Part of the nearly $125,000 that the Aircraft Electronics Association Educational Foundation will award this year is reserved for AEA members who want to learn to fly. The AEA offers three awards, two through a partnership with Sporty's Foundation and one in honor of the late Chuck Freeland. If you are interested in learning to fly or know of someone interested in becoming an avionics technician, visit aea.net/scholarship to download an application.
The deadline to submit an application is April 1, 2018.
The scholarships will be announced after the conclusion of the 61st annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas.