Utah Aeronautics Conference

MECHANICS

Attendees received 5 credit hours of FAA AMT continuing education credits for the following topics:

New Mechanic Airman Certification and the Consolidated Appropriations Act

Presentation of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R.133/Public Law 116-260) which has effectively changed the way aviation maintenance training is accomplished across the nation and the new Mechanic Airman Certification Standards, mechanic testing, and industry to school partnerships.

FAA Training on Doctoring Maintenance

Doctoring Maintenance discusses a fatal accident, the chain of events that lead up to that accident, and how a poor safety culture, unsafe behavior, and ignoring human factors played into the cause of the accident.

FAA Training on Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICAs)

ICAs presentation is designed to give the audience an overview of guidance about ICAs associated with field approvals, Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs), and manufactures instructions.

Lycoming Engine Maintenance Practices

Engine Maintenance Demonstration: SB388C valve inspection “wobble check” and dry tappet clearance check and presentation on Lycoming engine maintenance practices and technical publications.

In addition to the training class, Breakout Session highlights for Mechanics included:
  • Preventative Maintenance Panel
  • Rotax Familiarization & Service
  • Advanced Materials for AAM Aircraft
  • Introduction to Electric Power Systems
  • How to Get Into Aviation
  • FAA Safety Team: The Purpose of the FAAST Team and Its Mission
See the full Breakout Session Agenda here.