Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
Helicopters play a larger role in the Air Force mission than most people suspect, and that's why having first-rate Helicopter Maintenance specialists is so vital. From rescue operations to special forces insertions, our helicopters do it all, and they need to be able to do it at a moment's notice. Specialists need to be good with their hands, quick with their problem-solving and have a superb attention to detail because the smallest mistake can be the difference between mission success and failure.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Helicopter Maintenance technical training:
School locations: Kirtland AFB [NM], Ft. Eustis [VA]
Length of course: 73 days
College degree earned: Aviation Maintenance Technology
College credits earned: 26