The highly anticipated FAA Awards program is again taking place in March of 2006 and the first of many prizes have been confirmed. As in the past, prizes include anything from cash, to round-trip tickets, to training. These generous gifts are contributed to help encourage mechanics in the industry to increase the amount of training -- resulting in a higher level of safety.
For more information on the FAA Awards program, read Advisory Circular AC 65-25A at www.faasafety.gov/about/amt.aspx.
Confirmed prizes to date for 2006:
PRIZE Sponsored by Aeroworks THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: A Xzilon Molecular Adhesion paint protection kit from Granitize, Inc.
PRIZE Sponsored by the Aircraft Electronics Association THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: 1. Round-trip coach airfare to/from AEA 2006 or 2007 Convention Site (yet to be determined). 2. Lodging at the AEA Convention Hotel for 3 nights. 3. Full convention registration for the 2006 or 2007 AEA Convention and Trade Show.
PRIZE Sponsored by Aircraft Maintenance Technology magazine THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
PRIZE Sponsored by Aviation Data Research THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: The Aviation Data Research PMA Parts Finder CD-ROM with one year worth of updates.
PRIZE Sponsored by Aviation Maintenance magazine: THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
PRIZE Sponsored by Baker's School of Aeronautics THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: 1. At no charge, a five-day Inspection Authorization course at Baker's School of Aeronautics located in Nashville, Tennessee. 2. The Baker's Inspection Authorization Kit. 3. The FAA testing fee, and the test will be administered if the winner meets the FAA requirements and has in his/her possession a signed FAA Form 8610-1. 4. Five-night stay at the Wilson Inn. 5. Transportation to/from school and the airport provided by the Wilson Inn. 6. $400 cash to help cover travel expenses.
PRIZE Sponsored by Bombardier THE WINNER AND A GUEST WILL RECEIVE: One week technical training refresher course, on a non-interference basis, at Bombardier's Montreal Training Center (Challenger/Global Express) or D/FW (Learjet 31A/45/60).
PRIZE Sponsored by Dallas Airmotive THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: A leather bomber-style jacket.
PRIZE Sponsored by FlightSafety International THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: Attendance in the online Principals of Troubleshooting Course.
PRIZE Sponsored by Frontier Airlines: THE WINNER AND A GUEST WILL RECEIVE: The winner and a guest will receive one roundtrip ticket to any destination that Frontier Airlines flies.
PRIZE Sponsored by Horizon Air: THE WINNER/S WILL RECEIVE: A Newport Jacket. A Horizon Circling Airport Watch. A Multi-Purpose Backpack with Inline Skate Wheels. Miscellaneous Door Prizes.
PRIZE Sponsored by the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: 1. Free 1 year membership (or renewal) in PAMA. 2. PAMA logo golf shirt.
PRIZE Sponsored by Southwest Airlines THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: Two positive-space passes to anywhere in the Southwest Airlines system.
PRIZE Sponsored by US AIRWAYS THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: Two positive-space round-trip coach-class domestic tickets to include Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.