An aircraft maintenance technician may work on commercial or private aircrafts applying a range of highly skilled tasks and processes including inspection, servicing, troubleshooting, removal, installation, rigging, testing, and repairing.

While a technician might specialize on a particular type of aircraft, in all cases they will exhibit strong organization and self-management, communication, and interpersonal skills. The ability to solve problems and work safely, always adhering to industry regulations and manufacturers’ instructions are the universal attributes of the outstanding aircraft maintenance technician.

As a part of a worldwide industry and in a time of 24/7 global travel the aircraft maintenance technician faces rapidly expanding opportunities and exciting challenges in commercial and private aviation – even including travelling into space.