Aviation Program Enables Students to Take Flight

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A plane won’t fly without the diligent labor of a skilled mechanic. And they’re also the first ones called when an aircraft needs fixing. It’s a vital job, one that ensures the safety of millions of traveler each year. That’s a lot of responsibility.

Juan Fransisco holds a special place in his heart for aviation and is enamored with the composition of airplanes. Straight out of high school, Francisco decided to take up trade school for aviation. But it wasn’t just about getting his license – the day to day work is more than rewarding for the young mechanic.

“It makes me feel like I’m somebody, I’m not just any regular person sitting on the desk, I’m actually helping people get from place to place safely.”