FlightSafety International announced that Joe Ping, manager, Aircraft Maintenance, Global Integrated Services – Aviation, Cummins Inc., is the 4,000th aircraft maintenance technician to successfully complete the Master Technician training program. Ping earned his Master Technician certificate following the completion of a comprehensive multi-year training curriculum for the Gulfstream G280 aircraft.
The program provides aviation maintenance professionals with in-depth instruction and real-world practical training. It was developed in close collaboration with aircraft, component and systems manufacturers and was designed to enable technicians to further enhance their contributions to the safety, reliability and operating efficiency of the aircraft or components they support and maintain.
To earn this certification, technicians must complete five advanced aircraft type and path-specific maintenance courses. The paths include Airframe, Avionics, Composites, Engines and Management.