Inspecting, servicing, troubleshooting and repairing all types of aircraft, ensuring rigorous quality and safety standards.
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.
Important elements of the challenge include:
The aircraft maintenance technician will undertake a number of processes including sheet metal repair, following supplied drawings.
Each Competitor will also complete a visual Inspection of a helicopter prior to flight.
Competitors are tested on removing and installing components in an aircraft simulator.
Adhering to industry regulations and manufacturer's’ instructions are essential to this Skill.
|Gold||732||Jarrod Wood||New Zealand|
|Medallion for Excellence||725||Rafael De Borba||Brazil|
|Medallion for Excellence||722||joseph massey||United Kingdom|
|Medallion for Excellence||712||Alexandre Sidorchuk||Canada|
|Medallion for Excellence||708||Colum Farrelly||Ireland|
|Medallion for Excellence||700||Fangyi Zou||China|
|Medallion for Excellence||700||CHUN-CHUAN CHEN||Chinese Taipei|
|689||Wei Ting Low||Singapore|
|650||Yaser Rahmani||United Arab Emirates|
|618||Khalid Alabdulkarim||Saudi Arabia|
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