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  • FAA Investigating How Immigrants got Licenses

    03/27/2005 8:00:59 AM PST · by tomball · 18 replies · 3,071+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 24, 2005 | Associated Press
    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how five people arrested on immigration charges qualified for licensing tests for the FAA's high-level repair licenses. FAA administrators are looking into documents used by the five in seeking the right to test for Airframe and Powerplant certification, FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said. The A&P license allows mechanics to work on the more complex parts of a plane. "To our knowledge, they all passed the written, oral and practical tests," said Bergen, who works at the FAA's Atlanta regional office. It's permissible for foreigners to test for an A&P license as long as...
  • FAA licensed 5 arrested at TIMCO (high-level airplane repair licenses)

    03/24/2005 11:39:28 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies · 2,173+ views
    News & Record ^ | 3/24/05 | Taft Wireback
    FAA licensed 5 arrested at TIMCO 3-24-05 By Taft Wireback, Staff Writer News & Record GREENSBORO -- Five of those arrested on immigration charges at TIMCO two weeks ago had high-level repair licenses from the Federal Aviation Administration, which is investigating how they qualified for licensing tests, the agency said Wednesday. FAA administrators are looking into documents used by the five in seeking the right to test for Airframe and Powerplant certification, FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said. The A&P license allows mechanics to work on the more complex parts of a plane. "To our knowledge, they all passed the written,...