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Sacramento City College maintains a Federal Aviation Administration-approved two-year program organized to train students as airframe and powerplant maintenance technicians. The program is designed to meet the needs of students who desire technical training to qualify for the Federal Aviation tests.

COVID 19 Notice

Due to social distancing requirements, the Aeronautics Program is not authorized to offer any of our usual lecture courses, nor their closely linked lab sections, in Fall 2020. Please check back for updates regarding Spring 2021 course offerings. In the meantime, for those pursuing an Associate Degree, we recommend completing General Education coursework.

The Aeronautics program is governed by regulations established by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This FAA-approved program fulfills all the requirements under CFR 14, Federal Aviation Regulation part 147.

Completion of this program will allow the graduate to test for the FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Certificate. Upon passing these Federal examinations, the graduate is certificated to work on aircraft as a technician and to supervise the work of others on such craft.

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