Aerospace Maintenance Competition underway April 25-27 in Orlando Lee Ann Shay/Aviation Week

United, Boeing, Coast Guard Win Maintenance Competition

The Aerospace Maintenance Competition, the MRO Olympics, drew a record number of teams, and the winners are....

The Aerospace Maintenance Competition drew a record number of teams, 51, to the event where five-member teams participated in 25 maintenance tasks—ranging from fiber optics to ADS-B troubleshooting. The AMC, held in conjunction with Aviation Week Network’s MRO Americas April 25-27, also was live streamed this year—which drew 6,300 virtual visitors from 39 countries.

AireXpert hosted the live stream, which enabled the teams' coworkers to watch the event as well expose MRO skills to people around the world.

Here are this year’s AMC winners:

School Category

1st Place: Indian Hills Community College

2nd Place: Aviation Institute of Maintenance

3rd Place: Utah State

Commercial Aviation Category

1st Place: United Airlines Team Cleveland

2nd Place: Alaska Airlines Team Seattle

3rd Place: FedEx

MRO/OEM Category

1st Place: Boeing

2nd Place: Flybe

3rd Place: HAECO

Military Category

1st Place: USCG Clearwater Air Station

2nd Place: Team Apache

3rd Place: US Army

General Aviation Category

1st Place: Flexjet

Space Category

1st Place: Virgin Galactic

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