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2014

From Snap-On's Media Team: Team Boeing Wins 2014 William O'Brien Trophy for Aviation Tech Excellence, Sponsored by Snap-On, at Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Las Vegas Kenosha, Wis. (April 2, 2014) - People around the world know that Boeing is synonymous for quality commercial and military aircraft. But Boeing is also known for its outstanding aircraft technicians.

Redstone College Aviation Tech Students Attract Attention of Top Employers at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition Broomfield, Colorado, (April 9, 2014) - Over the last six months, Redstone College students trained intensely for hours after school and on weekends to prepare for annual Aerospace Maintenance Competition. Once again, their hard work paid off with a first-place finish in the school category and a fifth-place showing overall

Redstone College, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Partner to Meet Growing Demand for Skilled Aviation Maintenance Technicians Broomfield, Colorado (Feb. 19, 2014) - For those interested in a career in aviation, reports from The Boeing Company and the International Civil Aviation Organization that point to an anticipated shortage in skilled aviation maintenance professionals are good news. Both reports predict that as global economies grow, tens of thousands of new commercial jetliners are produced and skilled workers retire, the demand for trained aviation maintenance technicians will also grow exponentially. In fact, Boeing anticipates more than 600,000 airline maintenance technicians will be needed worldwide by 2031. Redstone College, one of the nation's premier technical and aviation schools, works directly with organizations like the FAA and Lockheed Martin to help fill this need.

The Cold Continues: Be Sure Your Home Is Prepared to Handle It Broomfield, Colorado (Jan. 28, 2014) - Across much of the country, it's been a cold winter and there are no signs of Mother Nature letting up soon. There's a lot of advice during cold snaps aimed at plumbing and avoiding frozen pipes, but Robert Mullins, instructor of Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) at Redstone College, has a few simple tips to help make sure your home stays heated and protected from cold weather mishaps.

Redstone College Announces New Airframe and Powerplant Program Chair Broomfield, Colorado (Jan. 15, 2014) - Redstone College, one of the nation's premier technical and aviation schools, announced today that Ray Garcia will lead the college's Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) program.

TV show "Colorado's Best" features Redstone College's campus president and faculty (video)

2013

Back to the Basics: Reciprocating engine theory and operation is essential in AMT training Broomfield, Colorado (Oct. 23, 2013) - Looking back 40 years, I am thankful for having had the opportunity to work on aircraft that used large radial engines. My introduction to the R-2800 radial engine was during my enlistment in the Navy. It was not until my enrollment at an aircraft mechanic school that I was actually schooled in the theory and operation of reciprocating engines. General aviation, the sport pilot category, and unmanned vehicles all require technicians who are able to troubleshoot and repair reciprocating engines. Read more...

Turning your mechanical passion into a unique career Broomfield, Colorado (Oct. 23, 2013) - Technical and mechanical ability often shows itself at an early age. Chances are you've seen this in yourself. You always took care of your own bike and car. Do others see it? Are you the first person they come to when something is broken? Do you like troubleshooting mechanical problems and won't stop until you've found the solution? If you wear the term "gearhead" with pride, a career as a mechanic may seem an obvious choice. But what if you want something bigger? Something more unique that can broaden your career and income possibilities? The professions are out there - here are just a few.

Redstone College Instructor Wins National Aviation Award Broomfield, Colorado (Sept. 24, 2013) - Redstone College announced today that Bret Proud, an Airframe & Powerplant instructor, was recently named a 2013 Regional Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) of the Year by the National General Aviation (GA) Awards Committee. The GA Awards program is a cooperative effort between more than 18 general aviation industry sponsors and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Broomfield Business Buzz - Redstone College Broomfield, Colorado (March 25, 2013) - Join Jennifer Kerr, president and CEO of the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce, as she profiles one of Broomfield's businesses. Today Jennifer is just off U.S. 36 near the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport at Redstone College, a college known for helping its students launch their careers.

Video: Redstone Wins Third Consecutive Year at Aircraft Maintenance Competition Broomfield, Colorado (March 22, 2013) - For the third consecutive year, Redstone College has proven its Airframe and Powerplant students' skills are among the best in the industry. Competing among other colleges and professional teams at the AMTSociety's Sixth Annual Maintenance Skills Competition, Redstone College won first place in the student category and placed fourth overall among commercial, military, college and aircraft maintenance operations teams.

Redstone College Wins Third Consecutive Title at Annual Aircraft Mainetnance Skills Competition in Las Vegas Broomfield, Colorado (March 21, 2013) - Competing among other colleges and professional teams at the AMTSociety's Sixth Annual Maintenance Skills Competition, Redstone College won first place in the student category and placed fourth overall among commercial, military, college and aircraft maintenance operations teams.

Redstone College Fox News 31 Feature: Cold War Titan 1 Rocket A Modern Teaching Tool (video) Broomfield, CO (February 5, 2013) - Fox News 31 reports on 15 students who spend their free time before and after school working on a Titan 1 rocket.

Redstone College students working to restore Titan rocket for display at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum Broomfield, CO (February 5, 2013) - A group of students at Redstone College, a Denver-based institution of higher learning offering associate degrees in aviation and electronics, HVAC and wind energy, is volunteering time and skills to help restore a Titan I rocket for display at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver.

 

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