How is avionic technician training in the air force?

I'm joining the air in a couple months and I was wondering if I should go in as firefighter or avionics technician? I was talking to the recruiter and they were telling me that every d**n kid who comes into the recruiting office wants firefighting. So now I'm looking at avionics technician. Does anyone have info on these jobs in the air force?

Asked By: FF Cardenas - 9/7/2008
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I was an avionics technician in the AF. My school was 6 months long and became the basis for my associate degree. Good logic and reasoning skills are necessary. We basically had to pass the test every week or have to repeat the week or wash out of the school. Not much pressure if your score was really strong... More
Answered By: Reformed - 9/7/2008
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My husband's son is a Crew Chief for F-16, he's soon moving to Creech AFB to work on the unmanned aircraft. He loves it...but like he's said, it's not for everyone. You have to be able to follow written orders to a tee, be logical, be willing to work shifts, be willing to get dirty, and be willing to work hard. But... More
Answered By: usafcmycloud - 9/7/2008
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