National Aviation Academy
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|National Aviation Academy|
|Clearwater, FL and Concord, MA|
|Motto||Training Aviation Maintenance Technicians|
|Established||Florida Campus in 1969 & New England Campus in 1932|
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 FAA certified combination Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certifications [Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program]
- A combined A&P and Advanced Aircraft Systems program known as an Aviation Maintenance Professional (AMP)
- An Advanced Aircraft Systems (AAS) program that is accredited by the National Center for Aircraft Technician Training (NCATT)
"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. www.council.org"
"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. faa.gov"
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.
Total enrollment: 844
- Monti, Gary, ed. (2007), NCATT News November 2007 VOLUME 1 ISSUE 3 NCATT Accredits National Aviation Academy, Its First AET Training Provider Check
|url=value (help), Orlando, Florida: National Center for Aircraft Technician Training