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November 4, 2020
Evolution of Technology in Aviation Industry

Since the dawn of powered flight, the aviation industry has undergone a continuous change in technology. We have seen the evolution in aircraft structure, aircraft systems, and the use of electricity within the aircraft. This evolution in technology has improved the safety and efficiency of the aircraft and its related systems. The Role of Analog Technology […]

October 30, 2020
Spartan College Expands Fleet with Purchase of 32 New Piper Aircrafts for Pilot Training

Receives historic delivery of the 5000th Piper Archer Aircraft (TULSA, Okla.) – Officials at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology announced today the expansion of its aircraft fleet with the purchase of 32 new Piper Aircrafts to meet the future demand for certified pilots in the United States. State and local officials joined Spartan College […]

October 8, 2020
What Makes an Aviation School FAA Approved?

If you're considering the field of aviation and aren't sure where to go for training, it's important to find a school that meets standards in terms of curriculum, operations, and safety. The Federal Aviation Administration sets guidelines that schools must follow to earn the federal government's seal of approval. Consider three key indicators to look […]

September 10, 2020
10 Random Aviation Facts You Probably Have Never Heard Of

When boarding a plane, do a bunch of random questions ever pop into your head about aircraft in general? Since the in-flight magazine probably doesn't contain random and interesting information (although it is important), we've researched some fun, random aviation facts to satisfy your curiosity. 1. Flying Can Break Sound Barriers. US Air Force World […]

August 18, 2020
What Personality Traits do Aircraft Mechanics Have?

Do you like working with your hands? Do you enjoy paying close attention to details? Are you intrigued by all things mechanical? If you have an interest in aviation, then training to maintain and repair aircraft just might be your calling, especially if you have the personality for it. If you're wondering, "What personality traits […]

August 13, 2020
Tulsa & RVS Campus Graduation August 2020

See Below for the graduates that finished up in August. Congratulations on your accomplishments at Spartan! We wish you the best of luck in your careers and/or continuing education! Full Name Degree Earned Jiawei Guo Aviation Flight Christian Laureano Aviation Flight Jaymz Alvarez Aviation Maintenance Angelo Bustamante Aviation Maintenance Christian Chavez Aviation Maintenance Jorel Garcia Aviation Maintenance […]

August 11, 2020
Use of Composite Materials in Aviation

Aircraft are incredibly complex. They have to be strong and durable, yet lightweight enough to remain airborne while sometimes carrying thousands of pounds of cargo. The evolution of aircraft has given rise to the increased use of composite materials in their construction. Here's an overview of how these materials are used in aviation and the […]

August 5, 2020
Maintenance Human Factors in Aviation: The Dirty Dozen

Aviation maintenance requires considerable precision and attention to detail. Nonetheless, human errors are inevitable, and certain circumstances make them especially likely. Some maintenance human factors in aviation that can lead to errors are so common that they're regularly included in aviation maintenance technology training courses. According to the FAA, about 80% of maintenance errors involve […]

July 30, 2020
What are A&P Licenses and What Can You Do With Them?

If you're considering training as an aircraft mechanic, you may be wondering what certifications you can pursue to further your dreams. One set of credentials you can earn  are the Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certifications (commonly referred to as the A&P license). So just what can you do with these certifications? Here's an overview of […]

July 24, 2020
How to Choose a Trade School That's Right for You

If you want to receive hands-on career-oriented training, enrolling in a trade school may be the right choice for you. Here's an overview of the types of trade schools, how to choose a trade school that's right for you, and how Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology can help you advance your training. What Are […]

July 16, 2020
What are Airworthiness Directives & Why are They Important?

When you purchase a new car, you may receive a notice at some point warning about a defective part or electronic glitch. When consistent problems are discovered, the manufacturer has to fix them and make sure those same issues do not occur in later models of its vehicles. Similarly, aircraft owners and operators sometimes encounter […]

June 30, 2020
How to Get Started with Airframe and Powerplant Training

What is airframe and powerplant training? It is essential training that teaches you how to repair and inspect aircraft as an aviation maintenance technician (AMT). This type of work ensures that airplanes and their systems are maintained to airworthy standards and are safe to fly for pilots and passengers. What's it like to pursue an […]

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