Airframe, General & Powerplant Courses

F.A.A Eligibility Requirements

The Airframe, General and/or Powerplant courses are for applicants who meet FAR 65.71-62.77 only. The F.A.A has specific requirements to be eligible to take any F.A.A written exams. The required experience for Airframe mechanic rating is a minimum of 18 months working with tools of any type of airframe. The required experience for the powerplant mechanic rating is minimum of 18 months working with tools on any type aircraft engine. If you want to have both ratings, based on experience, you will need a total of 30 months. If you questions your experience please call you local F.A.A maintenance inspector nearest you. 

Make sure you meet the F.A.A experience requirements (See below)

Gaining your authorization forms from the F.A.A.

There are 4 ways to prove your experience to the F.A.A 

  1. Have the F.A.A. written exam grade slip which shows you met the requirements in the past.

  2. Have a completion certificate from a civilian F.A.A. approved mechanic school.  To obtain this type of completion certificate, you must have attended a mechanic school full time for 2 to 3 years.

  3. Have a military discharge records showing that you have worked on aircraft as a mechanic for the required number of months. (DD-214)

  4. Have a "mechanic's experience letter" signed by your shop superintendent, maintenance officer or licensed mechanic under whom you have worked.

  5. Having complied with (2) or (3) or (4) above, you now should go to your F.A.A. office and comply with no. (5).

  6.  Ensure both 8610-2 Forms have original signatures of the FAA Inspector and yours.

Airframe & Powerplant Course Tuition 

*$100 non-refundable deposit is required guarantee your seat

Airframe & General $1,200 (5 Days) 

9:00am-4:30pm w/ 30 min lunch break

Powerplant  $1,200 (5 Days)

9:00am-4:30pm w/ 30 min lunch break

Airframe & General Oral & Practical Prep $750 (3-5 Days, depending on experience)

9:00am-4:00pm w/ 30 min lunch break

Powerplant Oral & Practical Prep $750 (3-5 Days, depending on experience)

9:00am-4:00pm w/ 30 min lunch break

Pricing includes textbooks & written exam fees (any retesting will not be covered). The textbooks specific to your class will be shipped to you once your deposit is received. Along with every textbook sent there will be a list of expectations to prepare you for your upcoming class. Please read it thoroughly and follow our guidelines to give yourself the best possible outcome. Our goal is to set you up for success when your testing day arrives!

Tuition may be paid by cash, cashier's check, Visa, Mastercard or by a company 

(2.9% Credit Card Processing Fee) 

*Tuition does not include Oral & Practical Exams Fees

QAA Guarantee

Qmulus Aviation Academy (QAA) guarantees if you fail any of the written, oral, or practical tests, QAA will give you additional instruction in one of our 2 seats designated for additional instruction in each class. You will need to contact us to see when the next available spot is open. *Any additional testing fees are not covered. 

Oral & Practical Exams

The F.A.A. requires the written test results to be in the student's hands before an Oral and Practical examination may be given.  Therefore, in order to take an Oral and Practical examination with one of our examiners, you must bring your written score reports and your airmen certificate and/or rating application 8610-2. Your F.A.A. inspector should give you two copies of the 8610-2 form, both bearing original signatures.  Photo copied signatures are not accepted. 

For our students' convenience, we have scheduled local F.A.A. designated mechanic examiners for morning, afternoon and weekend testing. Call the school for their current exam fees.

What to Bring with you...

The only items necessary for enrollment for the A&P courses, are the two 8610-2 forms from the F.A.A., valid identification of a driver's license (non - U.S. students must also bring valid passport) your Jeppesen textbooks, and full tuition. Electronic calculators are used in the classroom in some parts of the course.  If you have your own, you may bring it with you.  The school will also have extra in the classroom.   These calculators may be used in the testing room when taking the F.A.A. examination.  You will need to have a notebook for your own use.


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