Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics:
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA), with campuses in Pittsburgh, PA, Youngstown, OH, Hagerstown, MD & Myrtle Beach SC is an aviation and technology school, offering diploma & associate degree programs in the area of Aviation Maintenance Technology. Aviation Maintenance Technicians are the professionals who inspect, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair the engines, structure, and onboard systems of all types of aircraft.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).
PIA's focus on hands-on learning experiences is evident in the school's shops and labs, which include specialized areas for propulsion systems, electronics (basic and advanced), radio communication & navigation, sheet metal, hydraulics, instruments & controls, composites, non-destructive testing, welding, and painting.
Aviation Maintenance Technician Diploma/Certificate Program:
The Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) diploma program at PIA's Branch Campuses in Hagerstown, Myrtle Beach & Youngstown can be completed in just 16 months (for those attending full time) or 32 months (for those attending part time). After successfully completing the required examinations, graduates are eligible for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technicians.
Aviation Maintenance Technology Degree Program:
The AMT degree program at PIA's main campus in Pittsburgh consists of 21 months of training and leads to an Associate in Specialized Technology degree, including preparation for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe & Powerplant certification exams. Most graduates of this program begin their careers with regional airlines, aircraft manufacturers, maintenance facilities, aircraft charter services, and corporate aviation departments.