National Aviation Academy

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National Aviation Academy
Clearwater, FL and Concord, MA
Type Private
Motto Training Aviation Maintenance Technicians
Established Florida Campus in 1969 & New England Campus in 1932
Staff 95
Faculty 64
Enrollment 844
Campus Urban

National Aviation Academy (NAA) is an American aviation training school whose Airframe and Powerplant qualifications are nationally recognised. It is located in Clearwater, Florida and Concord, Massachusetts.


NAA began training Aircraft Mechanics in 1932. They currently offer 3 programs:

  • An Advanced Aircraft Systems (AAS) program that is accredited by the National Center for Aircraft Technician Training (NCATT)

NAA has an articulation agreement with Middlesex Community College and Polk State College allowing students to obtain an Associate In Science Degree.


National Aviation Academy (NAA) was organized in 1932 to train Airframe and Powerplant technicians with approval of the Federal Aviation Administration under current Air Agency Certificate #DV9T100R.


"National Aviation Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, a division of the largest accrediting body in the southeast United States. To achieve accreditation, National Aviation Academy's staff, teaching methodology, facilities, and operation were evaluated by a team of recognized educators and was awarded accreditation."

"National Aviation Academy has also met standards established by the Federal Aviation Administration under Part 147 of the Federal Aviation Regulations for Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools and has held FAA Certificate # DV9T100-R since 1970."


The Tampa Bay campus has two facilities located in Clearwater, FL. The main campus houses administrative offices and classrooms for Aviation Maintenance and Advanced Aircraft Systems courses. An additional hangar is located at the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport (PIE) for the shop/lab portion of the curriculum. PIE is also home to the United States Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, the largest and busiest air station in the U.S. NAA—Tampa Bay is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), and offers advanced degree opportunities through a partnership with Polk State College.

The New England campus is located in historic Concord, MA. The New England campus consists of two facilities that provide space for labs, shops, classrooms and administrative offices. The hangar is located on the flight line at Minute Man Air Field and houses the shop/lab areas for the Aviation Maintenance Technology curriculum. The Baker Avenue facility contains modern classrooms, labs and offices. NAA—New England is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and has a partnership with Middlesex Community College so that students can pursue educational advancement opportunities.

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Total enrollment: 844


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