Charles E. Taylor Exam

One of the events at 2013 AMTSociety Maintenance Skills Competition

Charles E. Taylor Exam
Type: Training
Date: 03/13/2013 - 03/14/2013

This event will consist of two written tests. A total of 20 minutes will be given to finish both tests. The first written test consists of 20 multiple choice questions relating to Charles E. Taylor’s life. All answers can be found in the autobiography on Taylor titled: "Charles E. Taylor 1868 – 1956 The Wright Brothers Mechanician" written by Howard R. DuFour with Peter J. Unitt. This book can be purchased through Wright State University. Visit  Each wrong answer will be assessed a 6 minute penalty. The AMTA will provide a judge for this event.

NOTE: If there are problems accessing the Wright State University Book Store to purchase this book call 937-775-2092 and ask for the Director of Library Administration and Computing for assistance in buying this book.  

The second written test will be a multiple choice, 10 question, written test. Questions will be taken from the book "PIONEER MECHANICS IN AVIATION" BY Giacinta Bradley Koontz. Each wrong answer will be assessed a 6 minute penalty. The AMTA will provide a judge for this event.   This book may be purchased from Single copy is $30.00 USD + $5.00 USD for s/h. This is for books being mailed within the United States. For books being mailed internationally please contact AMTA Director Ken MacTiernan at to purchase this book.