ERIC Number: ED247126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Careers in Airway Science.
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has initiated the Airway Science curriculum as a method of preparing the next generation of aviation technicians and managers. This document: (1) discusses the FAA's role in the Airway Science program; (2) describes some of the career fields that FAA offers to Airway Science graduates (air traffic control specialist, computer specialist, electronics technician, and aviation safety inspector); (3) outlines the basic Airway Science curriculum; and (4) lists additional courses needed in five specialized fields. These fields (and the career or work area which individuals will be qualified for) include: science management (air traffic control specialist, air carrier manager, airport manager, general aviation operations manager); airway computer science (flight, navigation, communications, information processing); aircraft systems management (aviation safety inspector, professional pilot, flight operations manager); airway electronics systems (troubleshooting, maintenance, testing, development, electronics); and aviation maintenance management (maintenance, troubleshooting, aviation safety inspector). A list of colleges and universities participating in the Airway Science curriculum is provided. (JN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.