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EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School celebrates 50th anniversary with a reception Oct. 11

Press Release

Release Date: Sept. 29, 2017

Contact: Rob Prosch, Associate Dean of Aviation, 425-388-9093; rprosch@everettcc.edu

EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School celebrates 50th anniversary with a reception Oct. 11

Photo: Students participate in hands-on training at EvCC's Aviation Maintenance Technician School in 1987.

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Everett Community College’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School is celebrating its 50th anniversary year with a public reception 4 to 6 p.m. at the school, 9711 32nd Place W. Building C-80 at Paine Field in Everett. To attend, RSVP at EverettCC.edu/Aviation. EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School started in 1967 in a converted military commissary at Paine Field. The school received its Federal Aviation Administration license in 1968, and moved to its current home near the Paine Field main terminal in 1985. The program has trained hundreds of skilled aviation maintenance technicians working in the industry statewide. The school has also benefited from industry and individual donations of equipment and aircraft for students to use in training. 

Learn about EvCC's new advanced avionics program Aug. 17

Press Release

Release Date: Aug. 3, 2017

Contact: Rob Prosch, Associate Dean of Aviation, 425-388-9093; rprosch@everettcc.edu

Learn about Everett Community College’s new advanced avionics program Aug. 17

Photo:  Avionics students Maddie Kutzera (left) and Andrew Leffew prepare to retrofit a flight deck panel.

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Learn about Everett Community College’s new advanced avionics program that teaches students how to maintain, troubleshoot and repair aircraft electronics systems at an information session 3 p.m. Aug. 17. The information session is at EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology facility, 9711 32nd Place W. Bldg C-80 at Paine Field in Everett. Attending an information session is required before enrolling in the program. EvCC is the first college in Washington state to offer an advanced avionics program. The college created the program after hearing about the need for aircraft electronics technicians from industry, said EvCC Associate Dean of Aviation Rob Prosch. 

Delta Air Lines partners with EvCC aviation maintenance technology program

Press Release

Release Date: May 23, 2017

Contact: Rob Prosch, Associate Dean of Aviation, 425-388-9093; rprosch@everettcc.edu

Delta Air Lines partners with EvCC aviation maintenance technology program 

Photo: EvCC aviation maintenance technology students in the cockpit of the college’s 727 prepare to run the auxiliary power unit generator and engines as part of their turbine engine training.

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Delta Air Lines will work with Everett Community College’s aviation maintenance technology program to help meet the industry demand for aircraft maintenance technicians. EvCC was one of 38 schools nationwide selected for the Delta aviation maintenance technician training partnership after an evaluation of the program’s curriculum. “To be partnered with a commercial airlines as part of their workforce pipeline demonstrates not only our capabilities as a program, but our willingness to respond to their training needs,” said EvCC Associate Dean of Aviation Rob Prosch. “The partnership will open many doors to good-paying jobs for our students.” Aviation maintenance technicians, also known as aircraft mechanics, are responsible for keeping aircraft in peak condition. 

747 Airplane Aft Flap Donated to Everett Community College Aviation Program

Press Release

Release Date: March 6, 2014

Contacts: John Olson, Executive Director of the EvCC Foundation and Vice President of College Advancement, 425-388-9555; jolson@everettcc.edu 
Nicole Allard, ATS Senior Communications Specialist, 425-423-3986; nicole.allard@atsmro.com

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Everett Community College aviation maintenance students are getting real-world experience with composites thanks to the donation of a 747 aft flap through Aviation Technical Services. “This donation increases our ability to offer our students flight control, sheet metal and composites training,” said Dave Bowen, director of EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School, who celebrated the donation Feb. 13 with ATS employees and EvCC students.