Aircraft Maintenance Career Training

Aircraft Maintenance

  • Work alongside Aircraft Mechanics on jet engines, helicopters and airplanes
  • Be a key part of a team that keeps passengers safe at 500 miles per hour and 35,000 feet in the air
  • Taxi aircraft, conduct inspections and perform engine start-ups as an important part of ground operations

Career Focus:
Prepared for FAA licensure, immediate employment and further education

Aircraft Maintenance Course Schedule
Aviation Maintenance Course ScheduleFall/Winter 2019-2020

Full-time Career Majors

Career Major Titlesort ascending Who can enroll Tuition (in-state) Days Clock Hours Site
Powerplant Mechanic Adult $4,125 M-F 1269 ACC
Aviation Maintenance Technician Adult $6,669 M-F 2052 ACC
Airframe Mechanic Adult $4,125 M-F 1269 ACC
Aerospace Maintenance Foundations High School $0 M-F 1344 ACC

Edward Bannan

Teacher - Edward Bannan - Academic Center

Education:

  • Navy Flight School
  • Navy Nuclear Weapons School
  • Carrier Air Traffic Control School
  • BS - Engineering - United States Naval Academy
  • Purdue University - 48 hours towards Masters

Certification:

  • Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating
  • Strategic Planning for Senior Managers - MIT

Work Experience:

  • Naval Aviator 21 years
  • VP Operations Acuity Systems
  • VP Manufacturing Centel Systems
  • Director Manufacturing Advanced Technology and Planning Data General Corp
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2003

 

Linda ClassenTeacher - Linda Classen - Powerplant

Education:

  • A&P - Metro Technology Centers
  • BS - Liberal Studies - Middle Tennessee State University
  • M.Ed. - Career & Technical Education - Concordia University     - Portland

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Commercial & Instrument Pilot, Single and Multi-Engine
  • Certified Flight Instructor, Single Engine

Work Experience:

  • 25 Years Flight Instruction
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 1998

 

Teacher Zackery CookseyTeacher - Zackery Cooksey - Aviation Maintenance Technology - High School

Education:

  • AAS - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Oklahoma City Community College
  • AS -  Aviation Liberal Studies - Rose State College

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate

Work Experience:

  • Oklahoma Army National Guard - UH-60 Blackhawk Mechanic
  • FAA - Aerospace Engineering Technician
  • Northrop Grumman - Aircraft Technician
  • Tinker AFB - Aircraft Mechanic
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2019

 

Clinton Donnelly

Teacher - Clinton Donnelly - Aviation Maintenance Technology - General

Education:

  • AS - Applied Science - Oklahoma City Community College

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Private Pilot

Work Experience:

  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2015

 

 

Adam Anthony DumstorfTeacher - Adam Anthony Dumstorf - Aviation Maintenance Technology - General

Education:

  • AAS - Avionics Systems Technology - Community College of the Air Force
  • AAS - Instructor of Technology and Military Science - Community College of the Air Force
  • BA - History - Lindsey Wilson College
  • MBA - Mid-America Christian University

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Comp TIA IT Fundamentals Certification

Work Experience:

  • United States Air Force (USAF)
  •  Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Electronics Technician
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2015

 

Greg Garcia

Teacher - Greg Garcia - Aviation Maintenance Technology - General

Education:

  • BS - Business - Southern Nazarene University

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate

Work Experience:

  • United States Navy - Mechanic
  • Tinker Air Force Base  - Mechanic
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2001

 

Robert HensleyTeacher - Robert Hensley - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Airframe

Education:

  • AS - Aviation Management - Rose State College

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Private Pilot
  • PADI Dive Master
  • American Red Cross Instructor

Work Experience:

  • United States Navy SEAL Ret.
  • Jet Service Enterprises, Inc. - Assistant Chief Inspector Aircraft Maintenance 
  • H & H Aircraft Maintenance Inc. - A&P Mechanic
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 1999

 

Teacher - Brian Hilbern - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Airframe

Education:

  • AS - Aviation Maintenance - Oklahoma City Community College
  • BA - Administrative Leadership - University of Oklahoma
  • M.Ed. - Concordia University 

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Inspection Authorization (IA)    
  • FAA Designated Mechanic Examiner (DME)
  • Private Pilot

Work Experience:

  • Owner Flight School & Maintenance FBO
  • American Airlines - Supervisor Aircraft Overhaul
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2001

 

Teacher Jessica JacobsTeacher - Jessica Jacobs - Aviation Maintenance Technology - High School

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate

Work Experience:

  • Tinker AFB - Aircraft Mechanic
  • Tinker AFB - Production Supervisor
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2019

 

 

 

 

Steve SloneTeacher - Steve Slone - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Powerplant

Education:

  • A&P - Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Inspection Authorization (IA)
  • FAA Designated Mechanic Examiners (DME). 
  • Private Pilot

Work Experience:

  • United States Army - Mechanic
  • Aeroflite - A&P Technician
  • AAR Oklahoma -  A&P Technician
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2013

 

Scott WetmoreTeacher - Scott Wetmore - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Powerplant

Education:

  • A&P - Metro Technology Centers

Certification:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certificate

Work Experience:

  • United States Air Force
  • Blankney Aviation - Mechanic
  • Tinker Air Force Base - Mechanic
  • Began teaching at Metro Technology Centers in 2002