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Aviation Connection Aeronautical Training Program

We know for a fact that aviation inspires and motivates students to excel in their studies. The Aeronautical Training Program (ATP) is the perfect solution to reach out to High School students across Canada.
Aviation Connection works in partnership with public schools, municipalities, governments and aerospace partners to make a dream a reality: Build a plane and see it FLY !

Overview

The ATP enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test and mount the frame, engine, electrical, suspension, brakes, steering systems and avionics. The program is delivered in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions and lab sessions where activities are supervised by trained professionals. All students participate in the restoration of an aircraft made available by Aviation Connection.

The ATP in two phase:

1- Introduction phase: Year 1
Grade 10 students- Fall & winter session. Initiation to different concepts related to mechanical and aircraft construction skills, team work and principals of flight using a flight simulators in class.

2- Construction Phase: Year 2
Grade 11 students - Fall & winter session. Application of the knowledge acquired in Phase 1.

The ATP offered by Aviation Connection enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before graduating, and to learn about: Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics in conjunction with the Aircraft Building Curriculum.

Using a hybrid format of academic and applied practices, the ATP introduces High Schools students to the world of Aviation by demonstrating the basic principles and theory of flight, the components of the aircraft, the propulsion system, construction materials, meteorology, air navigation and airmanship.

The ATP is the perfect platform to develop good communication skills through the dynamic of teamwork performing different tasks and using a variety of tools and equipment. Finally, students will learn more about the opportunities and requirements of aviation and aerospace careers.

Aviation Connection works with partners interested in supporting education and developing a specialized workforce.