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Difference between A&P and an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?

Whats the difference? I know that AMT's make more than A&Ps I believe. How can I become an AMT and not an Airframe and powerplant technician?

Asked By: andy n - 1/20/2008
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In the U.S. referring to one as an "Aircraft Maintenance Technician" is a more professional way of referring to someone whom holds an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Certificate. It has been part of a two decade struggle to gain recognition and respect for a profession which requires a life long commitment to... More
Answered By: islander - 1/20/2008
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Answered By: kirby t - 1/20/2008
 
None, there is no difference other than the title itself, both require the A&P certificate and the salary ranges are identical in both capacities....... I'm an A&P and a DER (design engineer rep) fancy word for IA Inspection Authorization
Answered By: ultracstol - 1/20/2008
 
In the UK the equivilant of A+P is B1 or A+C as it used to be the diference between techniction and A+C (B1) being the A+C hold a licence and earns more money,
Answered By: Vulcan Aerotechi - 1/20/2008
 
As the terms are used in the United States, the difference is the same as between a garbage man and a sanitation engineer. In other words, nothing.
Answered By: Grammar=Fun - 1/20/2008
 
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