Avionics News January 2017 - 4
Are you up to the test?
Take the Avionics News Technical Training Exam online at avionicsnews.net
ou shouldn't need a new year's resolution
for training, but if you do, the Aircraft Elec*
tronics Association has the first step toward your new
goal. This is a resolution you can keep.
Beginning Jan. 1, the 16th annual Avionics News
Technical Training Exam will be available online for
AEA members at avionicsnews.net. The test also may
be downloaded by non-members.
The process is straightforward and easy
to follow. Simply visit avionicsnews.net
and click on the icon to take the openbook test.
By completing the exam, which covers
regulatory and technical topics featured in
the 2016 issues of Avionics News, technicians can get a head start on their FAAMike Adamson
accepted training. Don't have all 12 issues
of Avionics News from the past year? No
problem. They are all available online in the digital
archives right at your fingertips.
Individuals who complete the exam and score 85
percent or higher receive credit toward their repair
station training program requirements, IA renewal,
the Federal Aviation Administration AMT awards and
the AEA Avionics Training Excellence Award.
Applications for the AEA's ATE Award are available online, and the deadline for submitting applications is April 1, 2017.
For a company to be eligible for the ATE Award,
all of its technicians must have completed at least
one of the following AEA training events in 2016:
* AEA Connect Conferences or the AEA
International Convention & Trade Show.
Training courses conducted at AEA international headquarters.
Avionics News Technical Training Exam.
AEA computer-based training.
OEM manufacturer training from AEA associate member companies.
AEA partner training.
Get recognized for your commitment
to training by displaying the ATE Award
plaque, window decal, hangar banner and
hangar signs at your business.
Last year, the AEA presented more
than 50 companies with the AEA Avionics
Training Excellence Award. As an
association, we continue to see technicians
with certified repair stations who are trained
far beyond the FAA requirements and who
demonstrate a commitment to training few other
If you have any questions about the exam, please
don't hesitate to contact me at 816-347-8400 or via
email at email@example.com. q
Vice President of Member Programs & Education,
Aircraft Electronics Association
Lee's Summit, Missouri