Aerospace Medical Service airman conducting maintenance
ENLISTED

AEROSPACE PROPULSION

KEEPING PLANE ENGINES RUNNING

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It’s imperative that our planes remain serviced so they can be ready to go at a moment’s notice. Responsible for ensuring that all of our planes’ engines are in first-rate operational conditions, Aerospace Propulsion specialists test, maintain and repair all parts of the engine. Bringing essential skill and knowledge to the flight line, these professionals play a critical part in keeping our planes and our Airmen safe in the air.

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

    56 Mechanical (M)

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of mechanical, hydromechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles
    • Completion of appropriate aerospace propulsion maintenance courses for specialty
    • 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 at least 17, but has not reached age 42 on the date of enlistment

SSgt Michael Smith, Aerospace Propulsion Technician

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

    34 - 61 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Sheppard AFB TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Aviation Maintenance Technology

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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