Washington, DC, April 22, 2014 – The Maintenance Committee of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is awarding the 2014 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the Association’s Maintenance Management Conference, opening today in Tampa, FL. With the Maintenance TRACS awards in hand, these recipients will be able to attend model-specific courses at training centers offering aircraft, engine and avionics instruction.
Dedicated to the promotion of technical education and training for maintenance personnel in the business aviation industry, the Maintenance TRACS program is open to current and aspiring A&P mechanics, and also to military personnel who are making the transition to a civilian career in business aviation.
The 2014 Maintenance TRACS recipients and their courses are:
Jorge Almodovar – GE Aviation CF34 TurboFan Line Mx Course
Dustin Wesbecker – Bell Helicopter Connector Maintenance
Gina Wesley – Flight Safety Int’l PT6 Line Mx
Jason White – CAE Simuflite King Air 300/350 Mx Initial
Cole Bradford Williams – Flight Safety Int’l Principles of Troubleshooting
Kyle Williams – GE Aviation H80 TurboProp Line Mx
Daniel Woodin – Bell Helicopter Composite Repair
NBAA thanks the following organizations for making the Maintenance TRACS program possible: Abaris Training Resources, Bell Helicopters, Bombardier Aerospace, CAE Simuflite, Dassault Falcon Jet, FlightSafety International, GE Aviation, Global Jet Services, Inc., Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Honeywell, Inc., NBAA, NCATT, Textron Aviation, Rolls-Royce, Inc., Safran Turbomeca USA, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Williams International.
In addition to the scholarship program offered by the Maintenance Committee, NBAA offers a number of other scholarships and programs to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information contact NBAA at (202) 783-9000, or to download application forms, visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships.
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Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 10,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at www.nbaa.org.
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