Out of the classroom and onto the runway

City College students learn aircraft maintenance during the AIRC 108 Rigging and Electrical Systems course taught at the Airport campus, Friday, April 18, 2014.

Photos by Ekevara Kitpowsong/The Guardsman

A variety of planes are used to train students in aviation maintenance.
A variety of planes are used to train students in aviation maintenance.
Instructor Hoi Ko, right, gives a lecture of the aircraft to his students.
Instructor Hoi Ko, right, gives a lecture of the aircraft to his students.
Student Federico Vigo, 31, removes screws from the plane to unlock a panel.
Student Federico Vigo, 31, removes screws from the plane to unlock a panel.
Instructor Hoi Ko, left, gestures to the Sabreliner T-39 aircraft and lectures his students on its components.
Instructor Hoi Ko, left, gestures to the Sabreliner T-39 aircraft and lectures his students on its components.
(L-R) Students Aries Gerald Pangan, 21, Peter Yuthrayard, 43, and Kerols Shafik, 25, inspect the Sabreliner T-39 air conditioning bay.
(L-R) Students Aries Gerald Pangan, 21, Peter Yuthrayard, 43, and Kerols Shafik, 25, inspect the Sabreliner T-39 air conditioning bay.