AAR Aircraft Component Services received the FAA's highest award for aviation maintenance technicians and employers, the Aviation Maintenance Training (AMT) Diamond Award of Excellence, for its AMT training program for the 10th consecutive year.
First created in 1991, the award recognizes aviation maintenance companies that initiate training programs aimed at improving safety, quality, reliability and technical knowledge that exceed standard FAA regulatory requirements.
To qualify for the award, 100% of eligible technicians must complete and pass specialized, continuous training in aviation maintenance, regulations and FAA rules annually. All of ACS-NY's eligible employees received an individual AMT Award from the FAA for 2015. To receive an individual AMT Award, a technician must complete a minimum of 12 hr of training during the year, which includes a two-hour course conducted through the FAA website.