qualified technicians to the aircraft industry in the USA and around the world
We will travel to
your company, job site, or military base if we have enough students for a viable
For your convenience, we provide day,
night, or weekend classes.
FAA Requirements for Foreign Applicants
APPLICANTS Follow this Link for FAA Requirements
foreign applicant who has graduated from an FAA-approved aviation maintenance
technician (mechanic) school (Part 147) must present an appropriate graduation
certificate or certificate of completion; or
B. If the applicant is physically located in the US, a foreign applicant
without a certificate of graduation or completion must show the following to an
FAA airworthiness inspector:
- The ability to read,
write, speak and understand the English language.
identification (i.e., a passport)
- A signed and detailed
original statement from his employer, substantiating the specific types of maintenance
performed and the duration of each.
- A detailed statement
obtained from the foreign airworthiness authority (CAA or CAAC) that will validate
the experience of the applicant. (Some FAA inspectors have accepted an original
stamp from the CAA or CAAC on the letter from your employer, although a separate
letter is preferred.)
- In addition to maintenance performed
and duration of each, the applicant's employer should state that the employer
company works on US-registered aircraft, thus, the need for the US certification.
- Each foreign applicant must bring the license issued by
his country showing his competence to work on aircraft.
have sample letters available in the format acceptable to the FAA. Click
here to see samples.
C. All documents presented to the inspector or advisor must be a signed,
dated original and traceable to the initiator.
D. Each FAA inspector has the authority to accept or deny your letter of experience.
We suggest you bring all documentation
to verify your experience, including military, aviation schooling, and training
certifications. In addition, if you keep a daily log of work performed, we suggest
you bring these logs with you for review after having them appropriately certified
by your employer.
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