Aviation Maintenance - Airframe Applied TechnologyAssociate in Applied Science Degree , Certification Program Available at: West CampusHelpful Links:Talk to an AdvisorCatalogAcademic CalendarCourse SchedulesDel Mar College uses the Texas Common Application.Clicking this link will take you to Becoming a VikingApply Online NowThe Aviation Maintenance program prepares individuals for employment in the aircraft maintenance industry. Aircraft mechanics are employed by the airlines, aircraft manufacturing companies, repair stations, the United States military, and general aviation fixed base operators. Some mechanics specialize in work on a particular part of an aircraft, such as metal or composite surfaces, avionics equipment, hydraulic systems, landing gear, propellers or engines. Others, particularly those employed by the smaller fixed base operators, work on many different aircraft. Del Mar College has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) as an Aviation maintenance Technician School since 2006.Note: It is recommended that students pursue both the Airframe and Powerplant ratings for maximum employment potential.