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Why is Safety Wire Used on Aircraft?

Why is Safety Wire Used on Aircraft?

Keeping the Skies Safe Safety wiring is used to secure components in aircraft to prevent sometimes fatal accidents. Also known as positive wire locking, safety wiring is a device that holds down parts such as nuts, bolt heads, screws, studs, and more. Parts, such as...

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Avionics Skills, Training, & Career Opportunities

Avionics Skills, Training, & Career Opportunities

What are Avionics Systems? Advanced Aircraft Systems (AAS), also referred to as Avionics, are the technologies fitted to an aircraft like communications, navigation, weather, radar, autopilot, sensors, Wi-Fi, entertainment systems, other advanced technologies like...

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What Are The Benefits of Being an Aircraft Mechanic?

What Are The Benefits of Being an Aircraft Mechanic?

Benefits of Being an Aircraft Mechanic Some benefits of being an aircraft mechanic can include: Flight benefits Working hands-on on complex and exciting aircraft Competitive pay and frequent overtime opportunities Satisfaction of ensuring the safety of passengers and...

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National Aviation Academy 2020: A Year in Review

National Aviation Academy 2020: A Year in Review

National Aviation Academy in 2020 2020 was quite the year. Now that it’s over, we’re taking the time to highlight some important events that happened at National Aviation Academy during the last year! From each campus and hangar receiving renovations to hosting...

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NAA Hosts First Live-Streamed Graduation Ceremony

NAA Hosts First Live-Streamed Graduation Ceremony

Graduation is Live-Streamed for the First Time National Aviation Academy (NAA) is proud to have hosted a virtual graduation ceremony, but this time was a bit different. Utilizing technology has been a priority for NAA, especially this year, to remain connected to the...

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Starting a New Career In 2021?

Starting a New Career In 2021?

2020 brought extreme change across all industries, which could mean that it’s time for you to consider a new career. Create a career change action plan, know which skills are in-demand, and consider how a career in aviation maintenance can help you get back on track and bring new opportunities into your life!

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Tau Beta Chi Fraternity Raises Funds for Holiday Hopes

Tau Beta Chi Fraternity Raises Funds for Holiday Hopes

Tau Beta Chi Spreads Hope During Holidays Recently, members of the newly initiated Tau Beta Chi fraternity at National Aviation Academy's Tampa Bay campus held a Holiday Hopes event. Their goal for Holiday Hopes was simple: to reach current NAA students at the Tampa...

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Is Aviation Maintenance a Dangerous Career Path?

Is Aviation Maintenance a Dangerous Career Path?

Aviation Maintenance and the Industry as a Whole Asking the question “is aviation maintenance a dangerous career path?” may seem silly at first. The fact is, the framework of the aviation industry is built around safety. From the Federal Aviation Administration’s...

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