This book gives an inside look at becoming an aviation electronics technician and what is involved in preparing for a career in avionics. It’s not just the pilot who keeps the plane flying. It’s also the avionics technician or aviation electronics technician (AET) who keeps the instruments and electronic systems in running order. These systems involve sensors, instruments, communication systems, navigation, and other critical avionics systems necessary to ensure flights remain safe and on time.
Published: October 2009
Author: Helen Ginger
Format: Trade Paperback
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A growing number of homeowners and homebuilders are integrating digital technology into residences because the cost of these systems is decreasing. System integrators (employers) indicate a lack of available expertise in the home technology integration (HTI) sector capable of designing, installing and supporting these home subsystems.
By 2015, Texas is expected to create only 361 PV installation jobs, which is relatively high nationally, but well below California’s anticipated 3,578 PV installation jobs. The estimated wages for solar technicians is $15 to $20 per hour and $20 to $25 per hour for solar technician foreman.
The unmanned aircraft industry is on the verge of a significant expansion. Current job demand in this sector is quite limited in Texas today, but the industry is poised to take off during the next three years as the Federal Aviation Administration continues to roll out new rules. This brief provides instructional leaders with focused insights into this emerging and evolving sector through interviews with industry experts, online searches of training activities, and analysis of employment demand data.