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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According to NEI industry surveys conducted in 2004 and 2005, the nuclear industry is facing a critical shortage of workers over the next five years. The survey found that nuclear energy companies may lose an estimated 23,000 workers over the next five years, representing 40 percent of all jobs in the sector. Nearly half of industry employees were found to be over 47 years old and only 8 percent were younger than 32.
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