Skyline Aeronautics Cluster
About the Program
As an aviation maintenance school, certified under Part 147 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), Skyline's Aeronautics Cluster provides students with instruction that can successfully lead them to become a certified Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT).
The Cluster is designed to provide elective courses to students with the intent to give students a significant "head start" in time and cost savings to those who decide to continue pursuing a career in aviation as a certified AMT.
Students may finish the required AMT training after high school at a local community college or university.
Below are elective courses students can expect to enroll in for the aeronautics cluster:
- Freshman Year - Introduction to Aeronautics
- Sophomore Year - Aircraft Science and Shop Practices
- Junior Year - Aircraft Ground Operations and Basic Electricity
- Senior Year - Weight and Balance, Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), Reciprocating Engine Maintenance and Repair
Students who complete this curriculum may transfer credits to a trade school, college, or university offering mechanic certificates or degrees in aviation. Be sure to talk to school and admission counselors to learn more about what credits can transfer.
Student Organization - Skyline ACES
ACES stands for "Aeronautics Club of Exceptional Students."
The Skyline ACES student organization has been around since 1992 and affords aeronautics students opportunities to participate in aviation-related events "after school", usually on weekends, that they would not be able to participate in on school days and during school hours.
For more information Dallas ISD Career Development Center.
- High School / College Credit
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