The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Maintenance Committee has announced the recipients of 2021 Maintenance AMT Scholarships, who are being recognized now due to pandemic-related scheduling challenges.
With the Maintenance AMT awards in hand, these award recipients will be able to attend model-specific courses at training centers offering aircraft, engine and avionics instruction. Dedicated to the promotion of technical education and training for maintenance personnel in the business aviation industry, the program is open to current and aspiring A&P mechanics and military personnel who are making the transition to a civilian career in business aviation.
More than $400,000 in awards was presented to the recipients.
The 2021 Maintenance AMT recipients and their courses are:
- Nathan Nothelle – CAE – Challenger 300/350 Series Maintenance Initial Course
- Chris Rumsey – Flight Safety– Caravan Maintenance Initial Training Program
- Joshua Rosado – Gulfstream – Gulfstream G500/G600 Maintenance Initial
- Jared Vigar – FlightSafety International – Gulfstream Maintenance Initial
- Joshua DeGuire – Global Jet Services – Any two-week initial course from catalog includes up to $2,500 toward travel (ex. Gulfstream, Bombardier, Textron, Falcon Maintenance Initial)
- JaDarius Satterfield – Rolls Royce – One Engine Course for Rolls-Royce Engines currently in production
- Brooklyn Swenson – Textron Aviation – King Air 250 Maintenance Initial Training
- Sonish Joseph – Dassault Falcon Jet – Falcon 900EX EASy, 2000EX EASy, or Falcon 7X Maintenance Initial
- Michael Scala – Rolls-Royce – One engine course for Rolls-Royce engines currently in production
- Michael Pelletier – Satcom Direct – One Aero IT Certification Course
- Alexis Daley – Dassault Falcon Jet – Falcon 900EX EASy, 2000EX EASy, or Falcon 7X/8X Maintenance Initial
- Trevvor Kotrba – CAE – Lear 75 Avionics Course
- Collin Sharp – FlightSafety International – Falcon Maintenance Initial Training Program
- Keenan Doornink – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
- Genesis Colon Laguna – Garmin International – G3/5000 Intro
- Laci McArter – NBAA – Registration for the 2022 NBAA Maintenance Conference in San Antonio, TX
- Caleb Gibson – FlightSafety – PT6 Turboprop Engine Line Maintenance
- Justin Cintron – Collins Aerospace – Pro Line Fusion Gulfstream G-280 Avionics Course
- Reece Bhave – Collins Aerospace – Pro Line Fusion Global 5000/6000 Avionics Course
- Alexander Anderson – Textron Aviation – Citation CJ3/CJ3+ Series Maintenance Initial Training
- Juan Pierre Van Der Merwe – USC – Aviation Safety and Security Program
- Nicholas Mosesso – Gogo – The Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation Course
- Fernando Cifuentes – Collins Aerospace – Pro Line Fusion Embraer L500 Avionics Course
- Christian Pavelka – Abaris – M1-R1 Advanced Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
- Stephen Clifford –Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
- Joshua Cooper – Abaris – M1-R1 Advanced Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
- Samantha Fank – Abaris – M1-R1 Advanced Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
- Maria Sackrider – Abaris – M1-R1 Advanced Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
- Amir Morsi – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
- Tyler Hupp – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
NBAA thanks the following organizations for making the Maintenance AMT program possible: Abaris Training Resources, CAE Training, Dassault Falcon Jet, FlightSafety International, Garmin Ltd., Global Jet Services, Inc., Gogo Business Aviation, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Collins Aerospace, Rolls-Royce, Inc., Satcom Direct, NBAA, Textron Aviation, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Williams International.
Applications for the 2022 Maintenance AMT awards will be available later this year. For more information on this program, visit the AMT Maintenance web page.
In addition to the scholarship program offered by the Maintenance Committee, NBAA Charities offers a number of other scholarships and programs to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information, contact Molly Hitch at NBAA (202) 783-9353, or to view application forms, visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships.