You could be fixing jets,
but you have to get the training.

FAA approved Airframe and Powerplant school.

We have campuses across the nation.

Get hands on training in simulated hangars.

We start careers, not jobs.

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About Us

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance is committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the aviation maintenance profession.

What do we do?

At the Aviation Institute of Maintenance, we train tomorrow's technicians. We offer many programs in the aviation field, whether it be for aircraft maintenance; becoming a technician, or aircraft dispatcher. We seek industry feedback about our curriculum to identify the technologies and specific skills that industry leaders need. We train for these skills and more! Our hands-on training prepares students for career as an aircraft technician.

Why choose us?

  • Learn by doing.

    We offer hands-on training with the tools you'll use every day in the industry. Our classes are set up to prepare you to make it in the fast-paced world of aviation.

  • Industry Focused Instructing

    We meet with employers to asses industry needs. Our small class sizes are a chance for you to learn and work closely with our dedicated and experienced instructors.

  • We give you the knowledge you need to succeed.

    Our dedication to your education goes past enrollment, we offer career placement assistance to help you with your resume, job search, and interview prep.


Discover more about us

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) is part of a successful group of companies, which first began in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1969. We have maintained a tradition of excellence in education throughout our expansion of aviation career schools over more than four decades.

Our Dedication

Our objective is to create an atmosphere for learning that is both personal and practical, while in a school that is friendly and informative in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration guidelines. We establish high standards of education and training in order to maintain corporate satisfaction among the business community for the school’s graduates. We are proud of the technicians we have placed through the years with companies all over the world. Take a look at what some of our graduates do now.

AMT Regional Salary Breakdown

This is the average salary for aviation technicians, based on regional location. All data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.



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Support services for you.

Here at AIM, we think about the student first. So whether you are changing careers, transitioning from the military, or a recent high school graduate, we offer a wide variety of tools and support to help you reach your goal.

  • Programs

    With a variety of programs in the aviation field, we help you find what is best suited for you to reach your goals.

  • Campuses

    With campuses across the continental US, AIM has a network of schools that reaches from the East Coast to the West.

  • Military Students

    We value those who serve and have served in the US military. We are honored to accept VA education benefits.

  • Student Services

    Our full-time advisors keep you connected and involved in your education, from the moment you enroll to even after you graduate.

  • Financial Aid - For Those Who Qualify

    Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Contact your local campus to speak to a designated Financial Aid Representative.

  • Flexible Schedule

    AIM offers day, evening, and weekend classes. Schedules vary by location. Contact your campus to find out training schedules.

Companies that have hired our graduates.

AIM is where you build your future.

Start your training to become an A&P technician today!

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