Avionics is an acronym for “aviation electronics” and the primary areas of concentration in the avionics program at Redstone College include communications, navigation, air traffic control, instrumentation and automatic flight control. Avionic technicians can work in maintenance, repair, manufacturing and installing new systems.
The hands-on program covers foundational principles and concepts of electronics. Avionics classes include instruction consisting of theory of electronics and electronic components, use of specialized test equipment, advanced troubleshooting, as well as soldering skills. You’ll also learn advanced electronics and avionics systems found in the aviation industry, including component-level troubleshooting, avionics system troubleshooting, and advanced wiring techniques.
You Can Complete Avionics Training in Colorado in as Little as 15 Months.
In our Avionics program, our hands-on approach trains students in the specific skills employers seek in the demanding field of avionics. You’ll be trained in basic electronics, advanced aircraft communication, navigation equipment and their specialized test equipment. Students take courses in simulated work environments from instructors with real-world experience. Our facilities feature almost 8,000 sq. ft. of classroom and lab space and more than 40 types of test equipment.
The classes include:
- Communication Theory
- Wiring I
- Wiring II
- Communication and Navigation Systems
- Gyroscopes and Autopilot Systems
- Pulse Microwave Systems
- DC Electronics
- AC Electronics
- Solid State Electronics
- Digital Electronics
- Instrumentation and Control
- Troubleshooting Techniques
The Associate of Occupational Studies degree also requires four applied general education courses to complete the program:
- Business Writing
- Applied Mathematics
- Physical Science
- Human/Customer Relations
The program is designed to prepare you for FCC and NCATT certification tests. Labs and equipment used in the program have been selected from companies that set the standards in their field, including HP, Honeywell, Collins, King, Pace, IFR, Aspen, Dynon, and Barfield. To teach fundamentals, the program uses electronic trainers from BK Precision, Lab-Volt, Snap-On, Tektronix, Garmin, Michel, and Linaire.
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You can train in beautiful Colorado and graduate ready to work maintaining complex avionics systems as an avionics, field or bench technician. For more information about Redstone, call 1-888-547-4037.