An aviation technician cleans the avionics nose bed of a Sikorsky Seahawk on the flight deck of an amphibious assault ship.

• test repaired or newly installed parts and systems to ensure that they are working properly • order and maintain inventories of parts and supplies • create and oversee maintenance schedules for aircraft based on hours flown, trips flown, days since the last inspection, or a combination of these factors • maintain records of maintenance and repair work Avionics (a combination of the terms aviation and electronics ) are the electronic systems and equipment that have been designed for use in aircraft and spacecraft. Avionics include communications technology, electro-optical systems, engine controls, flight control systems, flight recorders, fuel systems, lighting systems, navigation


Careers in Infrastructure: Aircraft Mechanics

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