Aviation Maintenance Technology

Note: Student fees, books and clothing are not covered by the Next Step Scholarship … call Kristi Stephens, counselor, (405) 422-2252 to make sure you qualify

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA, part 147) approved program
  • Develop a broad knowledge of aircraft systems through advanced installation, overhauling and testing procedures

  • Inspect, repair and maintain essential aviation components from airframe structures to powerplant systems

  • Troubleshoot aircraft operation using FAA‐approved procedures

  • 20 months in length

  • Course is 1,980 hours:
    August-May: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Summer Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (campus closed on Fridays)

  • Cost is $2/hour, plus books, unless you qualify for the Next Step Scholarship if you:

    1. are under age 24
    2. have a high school diploma or GED
    3. live within the district


Admissions & Testing Information

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Aviation Maintenance Technician, OCAS 9901


General 480
Airframe 828
Powerplant 672
Total Clock Hours 1980
Course Name Hours
Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics 120
Aircraft Drawings 30
Weight and Balance 30
Fluid Lines and Fittings 30
Aircraft Materials, Hardware, and Processes 42
Ground Operations and Servicing 30
Cleaning and Corrosion Control 36
Mathematics 36
Regulations, Maintenance Forms, Records, and Publications 36
Physics for Aviation 36
Inspection Concepts and Techniques 30
Human Factors 24
Metallic Structures 156
Non-Metallic Structures 114
Flight Controls 72
Airframe Inspection 60
Landing Gear Systems 48
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems 60
Environmental Systems 30
Aircraft Instrument Systems 30
Communications, Light Signals, and Runway Lighting Systems 36
Aircraft Fuel Systems 30
Aircraft Electrical Systems 84
Ice and Rain Control Systems 30
Airframe Fire Protection Systems 30
Rotorcraft Fundamentals 30
Water and Waste Systems 18
Reciprocating Engines 144
Turbine Engines 102
Engine Inspection 84
Engine Instrument Systems 30
Engine Fire Protection Systems 24
Engine Electrical Systems 30
Engine Lubrication Systems 30
Ignition and Starting Systems 42
Engine Fuel and Fuel Metering Systems 30
Reciprocating Engine Induction and Cooling Systems 30
Turbine Engine Air Systems 30
Engine Exhaust and Reverser Systems 30
Propellers 66
  • Airframe and Powerplant certifications

High School Students



Adult Students

Full-time Only 

Approximate Completion Time: 19 months

El Reno Campus 
Hours: Monday – Friday (M – Th during summer) | 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Aviation Maintenance Technician

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