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Aviation Maintenance Lab Tour

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June 11

Thursday, June 11, 2020

9–10 AM

Earn your degree in aviation maintenance technology at Penn College and the sky is the limit. Join us for a whirlwind walk-through of the Kathryn Wentzel Lumley Aviation Center. See the lab spaces where certificate-, associate-, and bachelor-degree students learn what it takes to earn their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate. Fly through labs where students tear down and repair engines. Check out the electrical aspects and the specialty instruments. And get a glimpse of the hanger where they put their skills to the test.


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Aviation Maintenance Technology (B.S.)

Prepare for your FAA Mechanical Licenses with hands-on experiences in metal fabrication, electrical and hydraulics, composite structures, reciprocating engines, turbine engines, avionics systems, and more.

Aviation Technology (A.A.S.)

Hone the technical skills to land an in-demand position as an aircraft maintenance technician.

Aviation Maintenance Technician Certificate

Gain the real-world skills you need to fuel your future in aviation maintenance. 


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Penn College News

Aviation instructor included in article about museum's 'labor of love'

A member of Penn College's aviation faculty is pictured in the October issue of AOPA Pilot magazine, a publication of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. An article by Emma Quedzuweit, assistant editor, details a "painstaking labor of love" by volunteers at the Golden Age Air Museum in Bethel – volunteers that include Michael Damiani, an instructor at the college's Lumley Aviation Center.


Aviation student awarded international helicopter scholarship

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student was among only seven selected worldwide to receive a Bill Sanderson Aviation Maintenance Technology Scholarship from Helicopter Association International's Technical Working Group. Alicia Martinez, of Allentown, a senior in the college's four-year aviation maintenance technology major, was awarded a first-place scholarship that provides a tuition waiver for a helicopter manufacturer training school and a stipend to offset expenses.


Aviation alum's article among winning contest entries

Penn College alumnus Christopher M. Gayman, who earned an associate degree in aviation technology (2009) and a bachelor’s in aviation maintenance technology (2010), placed fifth out of hundreds of entrants in a "Pilot Your Own Adventure" writing contest.