Hot on the heels of another great performance on the world stage, expressions of interest are being sought from the entire ALAEA membership to represent the ALAEA at the 2017 AMC to be held in Orlando, Florida (April 24th-27th). 5 positions are available on the team consisting of 3 Mechanical and 2 Avionic engineers with the optimum team representing mainline, regional, general aviation, helicopters and technical areas of the ALAEA.
The goal of the competition is well described in the following excerpt
The Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) is a venue for teams of certificated Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Inspectors and students enrolled in either FAA, EASA, CASA or equivalently authorized schools as well as personnel of any country’s Armed Forces that are involved in the aircraft maintenance and spacecraft maintenance field. Uncertificated Aircraft Technicians and Aircraft Engineers employed with a MRO/OEM company are also eligible to compete. The AMC is an opportunity for today’s and tomorrow’s skilled Aviation Maintenance Professionals to test their combined abilities against those of their peers.
The ALAEA has competed in this competition since 2010 with each performance building on the last, this year we finished third in the International Teams division and fourth in the MRO division and in the top ten of 51 teams competing. In 2017 we will again emulate the efforts of those who have gone before us and once again do the members of the ALAEA and Australia proud.
The ALAEA funds reasonable travel, food and accommodation expenses for the team, but the individual team members will be required to make their own arrangements for leave from work. For those interested please fill out the attached form including a precise` of industry experience, licences held, technical abilities and experience inc. international systems of maintenance please return to the Federal Office by the 31st of July 2016.
THIS IS OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE ALAEA