Avionics Electronic Technician

A multi-million dollar aircraft is stuck on the ground with an autopilot system failure, and the next flight is in 30 MINUTES!! That’s just another day at work for an Avionics Electronic Technician, and that is Life.Changing!

Campus North Campus
Entry Term Summer Term
Length of Program 3 Terms (9 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Diploma

 

Join the Avionics Electronic Technician Program today and take off in mastering the vast range of skills needed to work with aircraft electronics! The Avionics Electronic Technician Program at Indian Hills Community College is a FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) approved 3 term (9 month) diploma program that will help develop in-depth knowledge of aircraft avionics systems, down to the component level! You will build skills by troubleshooting, removing, and repairing faulty components as well as practicing Federal Aviation Administration-approved wiring techniques.  Successful completion of this program will allow you to take the Federal Communications Commission’s GROL (General Radio Operators License) exam elements 1, 3, and 8 which will enable you to legally repair aircraft avionics equipment.

Successful completion of this program will allow the student to take the Federal Communications Commission’s GROL (General Radio Operators License) exam (elements 1, 3, and 8), which will enable them to legally repair aircraft avionics equipment. Graduates work on individual components, like radar and radios, or on entire avionic suites, as installed on a wide variety of aircraft, from widebody commercial airliners to helicopters.

 

What you will learn:
  • Basic aircraft wiring techniques and practices
  • Avionics systems testing and operational checks
  • Basic electrical and electronics component theory
  • Aircraft wiring and avionics systems troubleshooting
  • Radio systems components and integration

 

Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Avionics Electronic Technician Program Details below show how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as an Avionics System Installer, Communication/Navigation Radio Repair Technician, or Avionics Systems Troubleshooter/Flight Line Technician!

 

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CONTACT US

Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Joe or Dan!

Joe Goudy, Instructor, Avionics
(641)-683-5111, ext. 1897 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1897
James.Goudy@indianhills.edu

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