Which rating helps more in becoming a civilian aircraft mechanic?
Aviation Machinist's Mate or Aviation Structural Mechanic.
I have no prior experience. I am tired of the business world and want to try something different, gain a great experience while learning a trade and gaining a new career.
I am looking into the NAVY.
- 狐 JoshLv 77 years agoFavorite Answer
Familiarize yourself with the FAA's mission statement: "We're not happy until YOU'RE not happy"
While being an A&P has its rewards, there is also a lot of paperwork and rules and regulations.
Here is some info on safety wire: http://www.avweb.com/news/maint/191176-1.html
It is one of THEE most important skills to know.
Also, attend a fly-in. The two most notable are Sun n' fun in Florida
And the biggest one is Oshkosh in Wisconsin. (July 29-Aug 4)Source(s): A&P Mechanic