Students Visit Tampa Avionics

Avionics is a term that was introduced in the United States in the early 1950s. It describes the systems that depend on and exploit electronic technology in the aviation industry. Its importance cannot be overstated in the modern aviation industry – and is only increasing. Avionics systems include communications, navigation, the display and management of multiple systems, and systems that are fitted to aircraft to perform individual functions.

Students currently studying avionics in National Aviation Academy’s Aviation Maintenance Professional program recently visited Tampa Avionics, located at Tampa Bay Executive Airport. They had the opportunity to engage with local experts, see work being performed in a maintenance hangar and learn what Tampa Avionics’ on-the-job atmosphere is like. It was an excellent opportunity for students to see how their training will apply in the industry.

Local Resources Onsite in Tampa Bay

NAA’s student services department is continually looking for new ways to provide resources to our student community. From housing to student jobs to local services and discount programs, student services representatives seek the best for our student and Veteran populations. On June 27, 2018, multiple initiatives were undertaken to service our Veterans, register students to vote and connect with local community partners.

Pinellas Voter Registration at NAA’s Tampa Bay campus on June 27, 2018

Two Veteran claims counsellors were onsite from Bay Pines VA Healthcare System and Outreach Vet Center. Pinellas County Voter Registration was on campus allowing students to participate in voter registration signup with ease. GTE Credit Union was also available to students in need of financial and budgeting assistance.

The primary mission of the student services department is to provide services to students that support and enhance their educational experience at NAA. We aim to always meet this goal!

Pratt & Whitney Visit NAA New England

If you want to work for an industry giant, look no further than Pratt & Whitney. They employ approximately 33,500 employees worldwide and are in need of quality A&P licensed technicians to service the 470+ customers that operate Pratt & Whitney large commercial engines in 121 countries, the nearly 30 customers operate aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney military engines and the more than 10,000 operators who fly with engines made by Pratt & Whitney Canada.*

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Pratt & Whitney present to students at NAA’s New England campus

Representatives visited our New England campus on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Students learned about career opportunities and how aviation maintenance technology fits into Pratt & Whitney’s mission and vision. If you are interested in starting a career with a company with a reach of more than 11,000 customers around the world, Pratt & Whitney could be a tremendous opportunity! For more information about what they are looking for in new hire candidates, contact NAA’s Career Services department at (800) 292-3228.