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NBAA awards 2020 maintenance scholarships
More than $400,000 in awards has been presented to recipients of NBAA's 2020 Maintenance AMT Scholarships. Applications for the 2021 Maintenance AMT awards will be available later this year.
Read this story in our September 2020 printed issue.

NBAA's Maintenance Committee has announced the recipients of 2020 Maintenance AMT Scholarships at the conclusion of the association's NBAA GO Virtual Maintenance Conference, which started in May and ran through to 27 July.

Award recipients will be able to attend model-specific courses at training centres offering aircraft, engine and avionics instruction. Dedicated to the promotion of technical education and training for maintenance personnel in the business aviation industry, the programme 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 2020 Maintenance AMT recipients and their courses are: Joel Hale, Williams International, FJ series engine line maintenance; Zachariah Service, Satcom Direct, one Aero IT certification course; Kevin Yoreo, Williams International, FJ series engine line maintenance; Ismael Velez Perez, Gulfstream Aerospace, Gulfstream G650\G650ER maintenance initial-GAC award; Nathan Mann, GlobalJet Services, Any two-week initial course from catalogue includes up to $2,500 towards travel (excluding Gulfstream, Bombardier, Textron, Falcon maintenance initial); Cameron Pike, CAE, Lear 75 avionics five-day course; Bailey Small, FlightSafety International, Gulfstream maintenance initial training programme; Henri Delauze, FlightSafety International, PT6 turboprop engine line maintenance five-day course; Paramut Jeasakul, Rolls-Royce, one engine course for Rolls-Royce engines currently in production; Ryan Lewand, University of Southern California, aviation safety and security programme, any human factors course; Howard Thomas, Abaris Training Resources, Inc., M1-R1 advanced composite structures: fabrication and damage repair (phase 1) five-day course; Christian Wood, Textron Aviation, King Air 350 maintenance initial training 10-day course; David Farris, Williams International, FJ series engine line maintenance; Dane Allison, Abaris Training Resources, Inc., Falcon 900, 900EX, 900EX EASy/DX maintenance initial course; Ian Radach, Collins Aerospace, Pro Line Fusion Embraer L500 avionic course; Eric Lee, Abaris Training Resources, Inc., M1-R1 advanced composite structures: fabrication and damage repair (phase 1) five-day course; Jason Epple, Satcom Direct, one Aero IT certification course; Brock Nafziger, Collins Aerospace, Pro Line Fusion Gulfstream G-280 avionics course; Aubrey Vest, Dassault Falcon Jet, Falcon 900EX EASy, 2000EX EASy or Falcon 7X maintenance initial at CAE training centres; Brandon Snell, Dassault Falcon Jet, Falcon 900EX EASy, 2000EX EASy or Falcon 7X/8X maintenance initial at FlightSafety training centres; Wagdy Hanna, CAE., Challenger 300 series maintenance initial 10-day course; Tanner Jones, Textron Aviation, Citation CJ3/CJ3+ series maintenance initial training 10 day course; Logan Knight, Williams International, FJ series engine line maintenance; Richard Grinalds, CAE, Falcon 7X, F900, F2000, F50 or GIV, GV, G450/G550 maintenance initial three-week course; Terrell Ross, Collins Aerospace, Pro Line Fusion Global 5000/6000 avionics course; David Deeb, Garmin Ltd, G3/5000 intro; John Reese, Rolls-Royce, one engine course for Rolls-Royce engines currently in production; Simon Barbel, Garmin Ltd, G3/5000 intro; Noah Newstrom, FlightSafety International, Caravan maintenance initial training programme; Jose Rubio, Abaris Training Resources, Inc., M1-R1 advanced composite structures: fabrication and damage repair (phase 1) five-day course; and Emanuel Vargas, FlightSafety International, Falcon maintenance initial training programme, Lear 45 maintenance initial 10-day course.

NBAA has thanked Abaris Training Resources, CAE Training, Dassault Falcon Jet, FlightSafety International, Garmin Ltd., GlobalJet Services, Inc., Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Collins Aerospace, Rolls-Royce, Inc., Satcom Direct, Textron Aviation, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Williams International for making the courses possible.

Applications for the 2021 Maintenance AMT awards will be available later this year. In addition to the scholarship programme offered by the Maintenance Committee, NBAA Charities offers a number of other scholarships and programmes to promote professional development and business aviation careers.

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