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SW Tech: Training students for a career in aircraft maintenance

September 1, 2022

For students participating in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program at Southwest Technology Center in Altus, finding a job in the aerospace industry is a cinch. Most of them will go to work immediately upon completing the program, thanks to Southwest Tech’s partnership with Altus Air Force Base. “The job opportunities as an airframe power plant mechanic are really boundless,” said Joe Schmitt, power plant instructor at Southwest Tech. “You can go anywhere in the world.”

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Since the flight of the world’s first practical helicopter in 1939, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, has remained the industry leader through its commitment to innovation, excellence and safety. Pioneers in flight solutions that bring people home everywhere, every time, we serve commercial and military markets around the world.

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