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Factory Approved Maintenance Training

GENERAL INFORMATION


Turbomeca USA provides training categorized as 1st and 2nd line maintenance. Course durations are found in the schedule of classes. These courses can be provided in our facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, or at your location upon request. For courses scheduled at Turbomeca USA please select Schedule from the menu on the left. You may also enroll online by selecting Enrollment from the menu. If no course matches your availability, or to request a training course at your location, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it For new engine deliveries, Turbomeca USA will provide complimentary training for (1) one Mechanic to Level (1) one standards for each engine delivered, training will expire (12) twelve calendar months from the aircraft’s delivery date. For other conditions please contact the Customer Training Department.

Toll free number:

1.800.662.6322 (USA) Ext. 8108
972.606.8108 (Direct Line)
972.606.7608 (Fax)

CLASS INFORMATION


DRESS CODE
Casual attire is recommended for all training courses.

Class Time at Grand Prairie
All classes start at 7:30 a.m. and conclude daily at 3:30 p.m. . unless otherwise stated. Lunch is from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. There is no cafeteria located at our facility. There are many fast food and full-service restaurants within a 5-mile radius of our facility. Students attending courses should not book departure flights before 6:00 p.m. on the last day of the course. Travel time to DFW Airport from Turbomeca USA is approximately 20 - 30 minutes. The Turbomeca USA Customer Training Department has been fully operational since August, 1990, using the latest techniques and equipment. The air-conditioned classrooms are part of the Turbomeca USA complex with adequate entrance and parking facilities. An attached air-conditioned shop is provided for practical, hands-on type training. Since 1990, Turbomeca USA has trained more than 2000 students and offered more than 200 classes. The maintenance courses offered by the Turbomeca USA Customer Training Department apply to the Arriel and Arrius engines. Training for other models may be arranged by request with adequate notice.

CURRICULUM
In order to ensure standardization and quality control of course content and methodology of instruction, a uniform procedure and format for the development, preparation, revision and maintenance of instruction programs is used the Customer Training Department.

OBJECTIVES
The Students must demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental operations and skills necessary to maintain the engine in an airworthy condition. The student will be able to perform, in accordance with the appropriate publications, all operations necessary to maintain the engine up to, but not including, major overhaul or major repair of the engine or its components. Upon successful completion of the first line maintenance course, students must be able to utilize the appropriate engine maintenance documentation to properly troubleshoot engine problems and identify faults in engine systems and specific components. After training to the 2nd line maintenance level, students will be able to completely remove and reinstall the engine modules and components as approved in the maintenance manual.

EXAMINATIONS
Passing grades for all academic examinations will be no less than 75%.

GRADUATION CERTIFICATES
Upon meeting the criteria for successful completion of a course of instruction, the student will be issued a certificate of training.

CLASS SIZE
To ensure quality in Technical Education, Turbomeca USA must limit class size to a maximum of 10 students.

PREREQUISITES FOR COURSE ENROLLMENT

Acceptance in the course is based on the requirement that the student possess the basic experience and skill levels as follows:

  • For 1st line (O-level) maintenance courses, participants must be aeronautical maintenance technicians with at least one year's experience on gas turbine engines.
  • Participants must understand and speak the language in which the course in which they are enrolling will be given. If this is not the case, TM calls on the services of an interpreter.

OFFSITE TRAINING AT CUSTOMER'S FACILITY
Classes conducted offsite at the customer's facility shall duplicate the curriculum as closely as possible as for those classes conducted at Turbomeca USA. All necessary visual aids, special tools, the training engine and other pertinent training aids will be transported to the customer's facility for use in instruction. The graduation certificate will include the location of the customer's facility.

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HOTELS

The following hotels offer special discounted Turbomeca rates, while some also offer transportation. If you have any questions please contact your selection.

Hawthorn Suites Arlington-DFW South
2401 Brookhollow Plaza Drive
Arlington, Texas 76006
Phone: 817.640.1188
Fax: 817.649.4720
Hawthorn Suites 

Rate(s):
1 Bdrm/Traditional room: $69.00
1 Bdrm Suite: $85.00 

Services & Amenities:

  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet
  • Complimentary Manager’s Reception (M-Th)
  • Complimentary wireless internet 

Hyatt Place Arlington
2380 Road To Six Flags
Arlington, Texas 76011
Phone: 817.649.7676
Fax: 817.649.7753
Hyatt Place Arlington 

Rate(s):
1 Bdrm: $95.00 

Services & Amenities:

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Complimentary internet

Complimentary transportation to/from Turbomeca (as available) 

Hyatt Place Grand Prairie
1542 North Highway 360
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Phone: 972-988-6800
Fax: 972-988-6822
Hyatt Place Grand Prairie 

Rate(s):
1 Bdrm: $89.00 

Services & Amenities:

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Complimentary internet

Complimentary transportation to/from Turbomeca (as available) 

Sheraton Arlington Hotel
1500 Convention Center Drive
Arlington, Texas 76011
Phone: 817.261.8200
Fax: 817.548.2865
Sheraton Arlington Hotel 

Rate(s):
1 Bdrm: $125.00 

Services & Amenities:

  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • WiFi in rooms & lobby

Sleep Inn
750 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, Texas 76011
Phone: 817.649.1010
Fax: 817.649.8811
Sleep Inn Arlington 

Rate(s):
1 Bdrm: $59.95 

Services & Amenities:

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • WiFi in rooms & lobby

Wingate by Wyndham
1024 Brookhollow Plaza Drive
Arlington, Texas 76006
Phone: 817.640.8686
Fax: 817.640.9922
Wingate by Wyndham 

Rate(s):
1 Bdrm/King: $79.00 

Services & Amenities:

  • Complimentary Full Breakfast
  • Complimentary WiFi in rooms
  • Complimentary transportation to/from DFW Airport and Turbomeca 

CAR RENTALS AVAILABLE AT DFW AIRPORT

Please contact for assistance:

Toll free number:
1.800.662.6322 (USA) Ext. 7607
1.800.553.5322 (CAN) Ext. 7607
972.606.7607 (Direct Line)
972.606.7692 (FAX)
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