15N AVIONIC MECHANIC
The avionic mechanic performs maintenance on tactical communications security, communication, navigation and flight control equipment.
- Perform maintenance checks on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionic and controlled cryptographic equipment
- Maintain common/special tools and equipment
- Troubleshoot equipment and diagnose repairs
- Maintain shop and bench stock for aircraft avionic equipment
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 28 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field.
Advanced Individual Training: 28 weeks at Fort Eustis, VA
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Restore avionic systems and subsystems
- Basic electronics theory
- Common soldering and systems-installation practices
- Preference for mathematics and shop mechanics
- Interest in working with aircraft
- Ability to work as a member of a team
REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 93
WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
151A Aviation Maintenance Technician (nonrated)
FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with commercial airlines, aircraft manufacturers and other organizations that have fleets of airplanes/helicopters.