AIRCRAFT FUEL SYSTEMS
KEEPING AIRCRAFT PROPELLED
There is little to no room for error during flight, especially when it comes to the fuel system. Responsible for diagnosing and repairing fuel system malfunctions, Aircraft Fuel Systems specialists correct problems before planes are airborne. By completing comprehensive checks on these complex systems, these highly trained specialists ensure that fuel systems won’t malfunction during flight.
- Inspect, repair and test aircraft hydraulic and in-flight refueling systems
- Advise on aircraft fuel systems maintenance procedures and policies
- Inspect fuel cells and tanks for foreign objects, corrosion, cell deterioration and fungus
- Maintain inspection and maintenance records
- Recommend ways to improve equipment, performance and maintenance procedures
- Dispose of hazardous materials according to safety and environmentally acceptable standards
A High School Senior (age 17 or older)*, High school diploma, a GED, or 15 college semester hours
*High School Students may start their application as early as the end of their junior year.
ASVAB SCORE REQUIREMENTS
47 Mechanical (M)
- Knowledge of internal hardware such as valves, lines, gauges and controls
- Completion of appropriate Aircraft Fuel Systems courses
- Normal color vision
- Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 42
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.
BASIC MILITARY TRAINING
TECH SCHOOL LOCATION
Sheppard AFB TX
STATUS UPON COMPLETION
Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Aviation Maintenance Technology
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
- Maintenance & Repair
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.