WHS Aircraft Training Center
Aircraft Maintenance Training Program
West High School
Denver, CO 80204
Fall 2011 - West High School students
participate in the General required course
work in order to take Airframe and Powerplant
courses offered by the
Emily Griffith Opportunity School (EGOS).
These young students also participate in
General Ground Handling & Operations
FAA regulations come with specific training
requirements for official credit.
Students ride a bus back and forth and breaks
are kept to a minimum. The physical
location of West High School and the EGOS
training facility at Front Range Airport
make for long days and short breaks.
do their shops at the offsite satellite
training center at: Emily Griffith Opportunity
School - Front Range Airport.
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in Erie Colorado.
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This lab project
was directing the students to cut out a
6X6 piece of sheet metal, file the edges,
and drill a 1/4 and 3/8 hole in the center
were used to attach different size bulkhead
were then directed to cut an aluminum tube
the proper length, install the sleeve and
fittings and flare both ends of the tube.
Finally the students were directed to bend
the tube to fit differing configurations
as directed by the instructor.
from West High School attend the EGOS Front
Range facility 2-3 times a month for their
shop projects. Once again our staff and
students appreciate all your help in providing
our participants a nutritious lunch.
|To Whom It May Concern:
We currently have a program for
West High School participants to
attend the General course with Emily
Griffith Opportunity School, Aircraft
Training Center. The participants
can take the required courses for
the Airframe and Powerplant program
to get their certification; it is
the General course. Currently we
have 12 participants from a high
school taking the required courses
for the Airframe and Powerplant
program to get their license.
This is a program to get the young
adults interested in a program early
in age; this starts them preparing
for the future. The participants
do their related time at West High
School and their practical is being
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
Aircraft Training Center
Front Range Airport
37835 Astra Way
Watkins, CO 80137
Your assistance to provide a nutritious
square meal and beverages are greatly
appreciated. In return we know that
at times the sponsor likes to talk
to the participants. We have a time
limit of 20 minutes to speak and
10 minutes for questions; for we
are FAA mandated by time. The participants
that come out to Aircraft Training
Center are limited on time on working
in the shops.
Roy H. Gloria
Thank you and congratulations to all involved
for making this event a success. It is very
exciting to have the group of West HS students
participate in their FAA required lab competencies
with local industry support. You
all make me proud of what you are doing
for DPS aviation students.
DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
900 GRANT STREET/DENVER, CO 80203
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