Aviation Maintenance FAQs

Do you have a question about this Indian Hills Program? Browse through the Program's Frequently Asked Questions and you might just find the answer you're looking for!

 

Question:

How do I get my FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification? 

Answer:

After you have completed the 21 month program you become eligible to begin the certification testing process.  Three sets of exams will be given in the three major FAA subject areas: General, Airframe, and Powerplant.  The three exams are: computer/written, oral, and practical. All testing is done on campus.

 

Question:

Why is attendance mandatory in the program? 

Answer:

The FAA states that all students must have 1900 hours of training before they can be eligible to take the certification exams.  The class attendance record is proof to the FAA that the student has achieved the correct number of hours.

 

Question:

What aircraft can I work on with my FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification? 

Answer:

Your A&P certification allows an individual to maintain, inspect, and repair anything that flies, from drones and hot air balloons to airplanes and military jet fighters.

 

Couldn't find the answer you were looking for? No worries! Just ask

Dan Brauhn, Associate Professor, Aviation Maintenance Technology
(641)-683-4255 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4255
Richard.Brauhn@indianhills.edu

Darren Graham, Chief Flight Instructor & Department Chair, North Campus
(641)-683-4254 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4254
Darren.Graham@indianhills.edu