Contact: Dan Hubbard at (202) 783-9360 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington, DC, April 5, 2011 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Maintenance Committee today congratulated 34 recipients of the 2011 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarship (TRACS) at NBAA’s 26th Annual Maintenance Management Conference, being held this week from April 5 to 7 in San Diego, CA.
Currently in its sixth year, the Maintenance TRACS program is open to current and future A&P holders and other individuals interested in developing their technical and professional career paths in business aviation maintenance. Award recipients are able to attend model-specific courses at aircraft, engine and avionics training centers.
The 2011 Maintenance TRACS recipients and their sponsored training courses are as follows:
The scholarship program is administered by the NBAA Maintenance Committee and supported by aircraft, engine and avionics manufacturers, maintenance training providers and other industry sponsors. NBAA thanks the following organizations for making the Maintenance TRACS program possible: Bell Helicopters, Bombardier Aerospace, Cessna Aircraft, CAE Simuflite, Dassault Falcon Jet, FlightSafety International, GE Engines, Global Jet Services, Gulfstream Aerospace, Hawker Beechcraft Corp., Honeywell, Inc., Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce and Williams Engines.
Applications for the 2012 Maintenance TRACS awards will be available by early fall 2011. For more information on this program visit the Maintenance TRACS web page.
Maintenance TRACS is one of several scholarship programs offered by NBAA to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information, visit www.nbaa.org/scholarships.
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