King earned his coveted Master Technician designation in June at FlightSafety's Savannah Maintenance Learning Center when he completed his Operational Maintenance Procedures course for the Gulfstream GV. It's his second Master Technician certificate - he also earned one for the Gulfstream GIV. And he's on track to earn a third, for the Hawker 800XP, meaning hell' be a Master Technician for all three aircraft types in his flight department.
Professionalism Master Technician FlightSafety’s maintenance training tool S teve King, director of maintenance The Master Technician, Master Technician for Cox Enterprises in Atlanta, GA, Management Endorsement, and Master has earned FlightSafety’s 1,000th Technician Avionics programs offer a pro- Master Technician certification. gressive curriculum that takes technicians King earned his coveted Master through initial training courses to advanced Technician designation in June at operational maintenance procedures. FlightSafety’s Savannah Maintenance FlightSafety has worked closely with By Barb Zuehlke Learning Center when he completed his aircraft manufacturers in developing the Operational Maintenance Procedures course programs getting their input and air- for the Gulfstream GV. It’s his second Master craft data on specific systems. It has also Technician certificate — he also earned one received endorsements from NCATT and for the Gulfstream GIV. And he’s on track to the American Council on Education (ACE). earn a third, for the Hawker 800XP, meaning ACE has approved courses for college cred- he’ll be a Master Technician for all three air- it, a 70-hour course at FlightSafety equals craft types in his flight department. four upper division college credit hours. FlightSafety International’s Master According to FlightSafety’s Keith Technician professional development train- McGann, Getting Master Technician certifi- ing was developed to enhance aircraft tech- cation isn’t simple. It takes about four years, nicians’ career opportunities by rewarding meeting once a year as you get more experi- proficiency and increasing recognition in ence on specific aircraft. To get certification the industry. you must pass a closed book exam with a score of 90 percent or above. “You have to work at this,”
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