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Mx personnel working in Canada

Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:30 pm

Anyone out here from Maintenance/Engineering in Canada. Wanted to know who is the regulatory authority out there and compared to the US how is the work culture?
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Re: Mx personnel working in Canada

Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:25 pm

Aircraft Maintenance in Canada is overseen by Transport Canada. Working culture is pretty good from what I've seen (I'm not an AME but worked closely with the M&E department of an airline for several years). There are 4 categories of license for an AME; M1/M2/E/S. M1 applies to regular maintenance of aircraft that are non-turbojet powered. M2 is for jet powered aircraft. E is for avionics specialists and S is for structures specialists. AFAIK, you only have one designation on your license.
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Re: Mx personnel working in Canada

Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:51 pm

While working in Maintenance Control at United I came into contact with quite a few AME's in Canada, A surprising number of them also held US A&P licenses as well. Wright International, and Skytech were some of the contractors we worked with in Canada. And?
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