Avionics technicians are specialists who repair and maintain a plane’s electronic instruments, such as radio communication devices and equipment, radar systems, and navigation aids. The responsibilities of the avionics technician include running cables, mounting antennas, connecting instruments for navigation and engine monitoring, and installing radios, autopilots, and passenger entertainment systems.
To be a successful avionics technician, you should possess great attention to detail and a strong working knowledge of advanced electronics and systems diagnostics.
A General Radiotelephone Operator’s License (GROL) is required to adjust, maintain, or internally repair FCC licensed radiotelephone transmitters in the aviation, maritime, and international fixed public radio services. It conveys all of the operating authority of the Marine Radio Operators Permit (MP). It is indispensable for a future in aviation electronics.
The qualifications for a General Radiotelephone Operator’s License includes the following:
Florida Aerospace avionics program prepares students for the following required elements:
After successfully completing the elements above, student can elect to test for their Ship Radar Endorsement as well.
If you’re looking into avionics technician program, but you’re not sure about the process, we’ve got an overview of avionics technician training that should help you understand the process and the skills and knowledge you will acquire
We offer bilingual classes in English and Spanish.
Our Training Center is located at the Tampa Executive Airport, and we offer laboratories in a Hangar for you to learn in a real work environment.