New England Graduation – December 2017

NAA—New England hosted a graduation ceremony for Class 916 on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Maynard Lodge of Elks. Family and friends gathered to celebrate with students who successfully completed NAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician program.

NE Graduating Class 916
NE Graduating Class 916

Students who exhibited outstanding achievement received specialized awards. David Cardullo was presented with the FAA Top Performer award and Ezra Curry earned NAA’s Top Technician award.

Use the link: and PIN 8485 to access free image downloads from the ceremony.

Congratulations, graduates, and best of luck in your new careers!


NAA Holiday Schedule 2017

Winter Break for students will be observed from 12/22/2017-1/1/2017. While classes will not be in session over the holidays, make-up hours opportunities will be available to students. Please review the schedule below to know when each campus will be open:

NAA Tampa Bay: 

Date Class Schedule Make-up Hours
12/22 Early Release
AM Classes 11:20AM
PM Classes 8:20PM
and 3-8:30PM
12/23-12/26 No Classes No make-up hours
12/27-12/28 No Classes 7:30AM-11:30PM
12/29 No Classes 8AM-2PM
12/30-1/1 No Classes No make-up hours

NAA New England: 

Date Class Schedule Make-up Hours
12/22 Early Release 11:20AM No make-up hours
12/23-12/26 No Classes No make-up hours
12/27-12/29 No Classes 7:30AM-3PM
12/30-1/1 No Classes No make-up hours

*Remember that classes and make-up hours resume as normal for all students on 1/2/2018. Enjoy the holidays!

General Atomics Visits NAA-New England

General Atomics, a defense contractor headquartered in San Diego, California, visited NAA’s New England campus on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

William Foster, Airframe and Powerplant Manager, gave presentations to students and team members, detailing the history of the General Atomics and their needs the for future. Jeffrey Dunagan, HR Recruiter, was also onsite to engage in recruitment efforts. Four presentations and five interviews were completed.

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William Foster and Jeffrey Dunagan presenting to NAA-New England students

General Atomics provides research and manufacturing services for remotely-operated surveillance aircraft; including the Predator drones, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. They are currently recruiting qualified A&P mechanics and avionics technicians – some, from right here at NAA.

For more information on what General Atomics seeks in new hire personnel, contact NAA’s Career Services department in New England at (800) 292-3228 or in Tampa Bay at (800) 659-2080.