Thursday, January 23, 2014

Company coming to airpark

CRESTVIEW, Fla. -- A company that will help train aerospace workers is coming to the Okaloosa Industrial Air Park. Carolina Aeronautical Airframe and Powerplant of Simpsonville, S.C., announced late Tuesday that it will open a branch in Crestview. Carolina Aeronautical specializes in courses for students to receive FAA certification for aircraft mechanics. The Carolina Aero Prep Panhandle Campus initially will offer training for veterans or retired military aircraft maintainers to receive certification for commercial work. Classes are expected to start in March. The park is at Bob Sikes Airport. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, 01/22/14)