Technical Support Directory 2008 - Schools & Training

Heatcon Composite Systems
600 Andover Park E., Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 575-1333 • (206) 575-0856 (Fax)
HEATCON®Composite Systems is the leading international manufacturer and supplier of aerospace composite repair training, equipment, accessories, and materials. Products include the HCS9200B hot bonder and the HCS3100 series repair clave. It also supplies heat blankets, tools, prepregs, resins, honeycomb, and bagging materials, in large and small quantities for immediate delivery. For technical assistance contact Michele Gowin at (206) 575-1333 or email

Worldwide Helicopter Solutions LLC
7005 W. Wagoner Rd., Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 942-4371
On-site avionics line maintenance and pilot familiarization training specializing in Sperry/Honeywell helicopter systems including analog and digital AFCS, EFIS, weather radar and other systems on Agusta, Bell, Eurocopter, Sikorsky, and Kazan. Engineering, design, and consulting; DER services; technical publications services; avionics technical support; on-site avionics line maintenance and pilot familiarization training; customized training programs; customer/product support and business consulting; aircraft services; parts sales and consignment; test equipment design and manufacturing. Worldwide Helicopter Solutions currently offers 22 FAA qualified courses for IA renewal and the AMT awards program. For technical support contact Paul J. Magno at (602) 942-4371 or email Hours of service: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday (MST)

Townsend Leather Group
45/49 Townsend Ave., Johnstown, NY 12095
(732) 530-3220
Townsend Leather Group is an affiliation of certified licensed service centers that have been trained by The Leather Institute and have mastered the procedures that are FAA accepted. Townsend offers leather care products, leather, and leather restoration services worldwide. For technical support contact Patrick Dorgan at (732) 530-3220 or email Hours: 24/7.

Grey Owl Aviation Consultants Inc.
Box 233, Onanole, Manitoba, CN
(204) 848 7353
Grey Owl Aviation Consultants Inc. offers maintenance human factors and safety management system (SMS) training along with Canadian Aviation Regulations training. On-site training at customer’s facility available. For technical support contact Richard Komarniski at or (204) 848 7353.

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
P.O. Box 10897, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
(412) 462-9011
For 80 years PIA has served entry-level AMTs and avionics technicians in aviation maintenance, avionics, and contract training. PIA also conducts specialty training for corporations as desired. For technical support contact Vince Mezza at Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
400 Trade Square E., East Troy, OH 45373
(800) 332-9448 • (937) 332-5200
The Hobart Institute of Welding Technology offers training in all major welding processes. Skill-development courses, certifications, technical training, and customized training for corporate welding needs are available on- or off-site. Call (800) 332-9448 for support. Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.

Baker’s School of Aeronautics
1645-M Murfreesboro Pike,
Murfreesboro, TN 37217
(800) 264-1787 • (615) 361-0010
Baker’s School of Aeronautics has been providing FAA exam training for more than 35 years. It offers economical housing and transportation if needed. Courses include weekly IA, A&P written and oral, and practical courses. Private pilot, commercial pilot, and instrument pilot written preps are offered monthly. All testing included. For technical support contact Jennifer Baker at Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (CST).

FlightSafety International
13231 Champion Forest Dr., Houston, TX 77069
(800) 291-0679
Maintenance technician training on nearly all turbine and jet powered aircraft models. Maintenance Technician training on Sikorsky helicopter models. More than 75,000 pilots, technicians, and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufactures full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at 40 training locations. For technical support contact Doug Bowen at