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A&P Schools In San Diego Area?  
User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 10700 times:

Does anyone know of any A&P programs in the San Diego area....asking for a friend.

Weblinks or other contact info would be greatly appreciated...

Thanks in advance!

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User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 10652 times:

There used to be an A&P program at a community college out near NAS Miramar. (Mira Mesa College?)


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User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 10595 times:

The hell is A&P? If it has anything to do with aviation, Miramar College is the place to go. You don't have to be a student to look up classes or their definitions:

http://www.miramar.sdccd.cc.ca.us/ Just get onto Miramar Road and near the I-15, take Black Mountain Road, I think it goes straight there.

I went to Mesa they used to have aviation class there back in the day, but they moved tham all up to miramar.



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User currently offlineFutureualpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2602 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 10587 times:

A&P= Airframe and Powerplant I believe


and I too have heard that Miramar is a good place to go for aviation classes.



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User currently offlineA10warthog From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 324 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 10578 times:

Lehpron,

A&P=Airframe and Powerplant

Dash8tech,

Check out the FAA website it has a list of school.

http://av-info.faa.gov/MaintenanceSchool.asp


User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 10572 times:

Thanks everyone! A huge help.

User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 10571 times:

Dash8tech:

Does your friend live in San Diego or just wants to got to school there?


User currently offlineJim From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 455 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 10548 times:

DASH8TECH,

Why not just tell your friend to forget avaition and go into computers instead?

There's around 20,000 unemployed / underemployed A&Ps in the US now...he'd be better off doing something more secure.....


User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 10547 times:

He's stationed at North Island, about to retire - or possibly extend to shore duty for two more years to get the schooling out of the way.

I don't think computers is all that great right now either, in the extremely high-tech Portland (OR) area where I am at least those types jobs are difficult to land too.

I realize there's a lot of unemplyed A&P's out there but depending on what you're looking for you can still find a job. My company still needs some...


User currently offlineJim From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 455 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 10544 times:

Dash8Tech,

Got any applications?  Wink


User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 10538 times:

Dash8tech:

Tell your friend to extend for two years to get schooling out of the way. Trust me, he will be better off. But you probably already know that.

P.S. He's not planning to stay in the San Diego area is he?


User currently offlineAogdesk From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 935 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (9 years 5 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 10533 times:

Your friend has to have realistic hopes about the use of an A&P in aviation. He's (she's) got to understand the shape that the industry is in now, the number of unemployed technicians, and the changing role of techs. Also, the ability to draw a decent salary within a reasonable amount of time is a huge issue in most cases. If your buddy goes in because he loves airplanes and understands that his options may be very limited, god bless him. If he found out that its a great way to make money, meet women and get respect thru a TV commercial for an A&P school, he's barking up the wrong tree.

User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 10490 times:

LMP, he's decided to extend and yep, he's leaving the area.

Aogdesk (Cool handle by the way, we've got Bombardiers on speed-dial!  headache  ). We've talked about the industry and he's looking to come back and work with me again (we were working A-6's together a few years back) and isn't worried about the money so much (he'll be a retired Senior Chief). Just wants to stay in aviation, work for his old buddy and make a decent enough living and travel some.

Jim, if you're serious go here and send in a resume to the address.


User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10473 times:

Dash8tech:

Good move on your friends part to extend and finish his education while still in the Navy. The fact that he will be drawing a retirement check will help him weather the volatile nature of the airline industry if he decides to do that route. Can't say I blame him leaving the San Diego area once he retires. I was stationed there when I was in the Navy as well. Nice town but way to expensive. Especially for guys like us.


User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 10460 times:

LMP, although I was never stationed there (only Whidbey Island) I did see on numerous dets to the area how expensive it was. He was just up visiting us last week (we live 35 miles from PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX) and told my wife and I how if our house were in San Diego it would cost over $400,000, it's just a simple 3 bedroom 2 bath 1500 square foot 'cookie cutter' neighborhood home - crazy.

[Edited 2005-03-16 16:53:14]

User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 10447 times:

Dash8tech:

By the way, has the senior chief looked into getting the FAA to sign off on his level of experience so he can go ahead and take the oral and practical for at least one of his licenses. That's what I did for my powerplant license, Saved me a lot of time and money.


User currently offlineDash8tech From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 732 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 10432 times:

I've told him about that approach seems set on going to school though.

User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (9 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 10462 times:

Dash8tech:

It's his time and money I guess. I just remember all the time and money it saved me getting my powerplant while sill in the Navy.


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