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SAE Institute Aircraft Maintenance Certification Program Receives Key FAA Acceptance

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 15, 2008 - SAE Institute’s Aviation Maintenance Fundamentals (AMF) Certification Preparation and Technical Refresher Training Course now is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for inspection authorization renewal and FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician Awards credit.

The course is part of the SAE Institute/Professional Aviation Maintenance Association’s (PAMA) certification’s program. The SAE Institute is an affiliate of SAE International.

This course can be tailored to provide up 24 hours of FAA-accepted training in preparation to take AMS/AME Certification Exam. Training can be time-customized for organizations, offered in one-, two -or three-day segments.

“We are pleased to have FAA acceptance of this important preparation and refresher course,” Brian Finnegan, Director, SAE Institute Professional Certification Program, said. “This course will enable experienced, certificated technicians to validate the knowledge they have gained over the years and it will enable those who are not yet certified to reinforce the fundamental basics of aviation maintenance they have learned, resulting in increased productivity and safety.”

For more information on the Aviation Maintenance Fundamentals: Certification Preparation and Technical Refresher course, visit .

For more information on the PAMA/SAE Institute Certification Program, visit .

For more information about the PAMA/SAE Institute Professional Certification Program, visit


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