April 10 - 12, 2018
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL

The Need for AMTs. Growing the Next Generation.

  • Wednesday, 04/11/2018: 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Session Number:  119


Complimentary session! This session is open to all attendees of MRO Americas.

Industry studies predict over 600,000 new aviation maintenance technicians worldwide are needed in the next 20 years just for the commercial transport segment. Cultivation of new mechanics begins early, with critical outreach in K-12 schools followed by adequate capacity in colleges and professional schools to yield service-ready workers. Direct industry involvement in teaching, mentoring, and public service media penetration will be critical. Branding the AMT career.