NBAA Names Recipients of 2019 Maintenance Scholarships

Fort Worth, TX, May 7, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Maintenance Committee today announced the recipients of 2019 Maintenance AMT Scholarships at the association’s annual Maintenance Conference, which takes place May 7-9 in Fort Worth, TX.

With the Maintenance AMT awards in hand, these award 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 program is open to current and aspiring A&P mechanics and military personnel who are making the transition to a civilian career in business aviation.

The 2019 Maintenance AMT recipients and their courses are:

  • Isaac Agbettor – Rolls-Royce Inc. – One engine course for Rolls-Royce engines currently in production
  • Troy Allen – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
  • Kristina Andrews – Honeywell FlightSafety Dallas – HTF 7000 Series Maintenance Initial Seven Days
  • Colton Belter – Rockwell Collins – Pro Line Fusion Global 5000/6000 Avionics Course
  • Shannon Carpenter – Rockwell Collins – Pro Line Fusion Gulfstream G-280 Avionics Course
  • Jacob Conner – Bombardier Aerospace – Challenger 300 series Maintenance Initial Course
  • Edwin Davidson – Garmin – G3/5000 Intro course
  • Dakota Dawley – Dassault Flacon Jet – Falcon 900, 900EX, 900EX EASy/DX Maintenance Initial
  • Sarah Fairchild – Bombardier Aerospace – Lear 75 Avionics Course
  • Logan Fry – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
  • Sean Gullery – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
  • Zaveri Imran – FlightSafety International – Falcon Maintenance Initial Training program
  • Justin Jasper – Bombardier Aerospace – Challenger 300 series Maintenance Initial Course
  • Sonish Joseph – USC – Aviation Safety and Security Program – Any human factors course
  • Matthew Karabas – Dassault Flacon Jet – Falcon 900, 900EX, 900EX EASy/DX Maintenance Initial
  • Samuel Litton – Gulfstream Aerospace Corp – Guflstream G650/G650ER Maintenance Initial
  • John Mikalopas – Textron Aviation – King Air 250 Maintenance Initial Training
  • Caleb Mink – FlightSafety International – PT6 Turboprop Engine Line Maintenance
  • Vitor Hugo Morales Graziano – Rockwell Collins – Pro Line Fusion Embraer L500 Avionic Course
  • Tristan Nygaard – Abaris Training Resources, Inc. – M1-R1 Advance Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
  • Sam Orjoux – Garmin – G3/5000 Intro course
  • Trevor Parmley – Rolls-Royce, Inc. – One engine course for Rolls-Royce engines currently in production
  • Alexander Posson – Williams International – FJ Series Engine Line Maintenance
  • Bryan Rada– Abaris Training Resources, Inc. – M1-R1 Advance Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
  • Brendan Rahill – CAE Training Dallas – Falcon 7X, F900, F2000, F50 or GIV, GV, G450/G550 Maintenance Initial
  • Jared Ramseur – NBAA Member Company Flight Safety Dallas TX – G280 Maintenance Initial and G280 Engine Run and Taxi training provided by FSI in Dallas TX
  • Kyle Roman – Satcom Direct – Aero IT Certification Course
  • Roxanne Rosado Rivera – Bombardier Aerospace – Lear 45 Maintenance Initial Course
  • Chris Rumsey – Textron Aviation – Citation CJ3/CJ3+ Initial Maintenance Training Program
  • Lois Rustenholtz – Gogo Business Aviation – The Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation Course
  • Christopher Stevens – NBAA – Registration and hotel expenses for the Maintenance Conference
  • Nicholas Swanson– FlightSafety International – G650 Maintenance Initial Training program
  • Michael Valderrama– Abaris Training Resources, Inc. – M1-R1 Advance Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair
  • Gordon Watson – Global Jet Services – Any Two Week Initial Course from Catalog
  • Justin Winkler – Embraer CAE Training Services – Phenom 300 Maintenance Initial
  • Paul Witte – Abaris Training Resources, Inc. – M1-R1 Advance Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair

NBAA thanks the following organizations for making the Maintenance AMT program possible: Abaris Training Resources, Bombardier Aerospace, Dassault Aviation, FlightSafety International, Garmin Ltd., GE Aviation, Global Jet Services, Inc., Gogo Business Aviation, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., NCATT/ASTM, Rockwell Collins, Rolls-Royce, Inc., Satcom Direct, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Williams International.

Applications for the 2020 Maintenance AMT awards will be available later this year. For more information on this program, visit the AMT Maintenance web page.

In addition to the scholarship program offered by the Maintenance Committee, NBAA Charities offers a number of other scholarships and programs to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information, contact Molly Hitch at NBAA (202) 783-9353, or to download application forms, visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships.

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