airmen performing maintenance on the RPA
ENLISTED

REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

GIVING RPAS A HUMAN TOUCH

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It’s essential that all of our Aircraft be well maintained, especially when they function with no one on board. It’s the job of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Maintenance Specialists to ensure that each RPA works at its optimal performance. These experts utilize state-of-the-art equipment to ensure the aircraft are able to maneuver perfectly through combat environments to pinpoint the targets critical to our missions.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    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)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of principles applying to aircraft systems
    • Normal color vision
    • Completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit
    • Completion of 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 42

U.S. Air Force: Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Maintainer

TRAINING & EDUCATION

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

    7.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    length varies with aircraft

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Sheppard AFB TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Aviation Maintenance Technology

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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