Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Kansas City aviation school holding National AMT Day celebration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) –Kansas City is holding a special celebration Tuesday, May 19, through Thursday, May 21, in honor of National Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Day. This event is free and open to the public.

The AMT Day celebration will feature a skills competition, trivia contest, free gifts and prizes, and refreshments. Guests are also invited to take a tour of the campus’s airplane hangar and labs, where AIM students train to become future aviation maintenance technicians.

Aviation Maintenance Technician Day is observed in the United States on May 24, to recognize the achievements of Charles E. Taylor. Taylor was the maintenance technician responsible for building and maintaining the engine used to power the aircraft of the renowned aviation pioneers, the Wright Brothers.

The AIM Kansas City campus is located at 4100 Raytown Road.