Academy of Aeronautics-Aviation Airplane

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Mr. Franks, (retired Coast Guard Pilot) runs the Hudson Aviation Academy and works with students to help them get their pilot’s license or learn how to fix and repair aircraft.

What is the average annual salary for Aircraft Mechanic (Jet)?

How much does a Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) make? The median annual Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) salary is $80,757, as of March 31, 2017, with a range usually between $70,358$91,023, however, this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Aircraft Mechanic (Jet) in the United States.
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The mission of the  Aeronautic Academy is to create a strong, rigorous, seamless Aerospace and Aviation learning continuum that is aligned to higher education and the workforce.

This CTE program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of:

  • Aerospace Technologies 1
  • Aerospace Technologies 2
  • Aviation Maintenance Science

 College Credit Courses offered in High School

The Gaetz Aerospace Institute is an enhanced concurrent/dual enrollment program. You will be taking the same course offered to students on the Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach campus, and you will be assessed accordingly. Current courses offered.


Industry Recognized Certifications

Small UAS Safety Certification
The USI Small UAS Safety Level 1 Certification contains approximately 155 content hours. By obtaining a completion certificate, individuals can continue to Step 2 of the certification process. Completion certifications are issued by the Unmanned Safety Institute.

Career Academies… The Right Choice

Career Academies prepare students to meet the demands of a changing workforce while providing the opportunity for successful high school graduation, gainful employment, postsecondary education, and industry recognized certification. Hudson High School Phone:
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Academy of Aeronautics-Aviation: Working on an airplane engine