Forsyth Tech Mazie S. Woodruff Aviation Technology Lab at Smith Reynolds Airport

Forsyth Tech is dedicated to the future of aviation in the Triad. Our state-of-the-art Mazie S. Woodruff Aviation Technology Lab at Smith Reynolds Airport provides a home for growth and talent. This 16-million-dollar aviation campus will train a skilled workforce full of aviation technicians and mechanics ready to take the Triad to new heights.

Total of 53,000 sq. ft.

Airframe Lab – approx. 12,000 sq. ft. – will store approx. 8 aircraft

Components Labs will include:

  • Sheet Metal
  • Piston/Turbine Engine
  • Aircraft Welding
  • Composite Structures
  • Avionics/Electrical
  • Paint

Three (3) General Classrooms

Faculty, Student and Office space is included

The school will offer two (2) programs of study:

The Aviation Systems Technology program will educate an applicant in the requirements necessary to become an Aviation Maintenance Technician. This program will consist of three phases of training: general, airframe, and power plant. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to qualify for an aircraft mechanic’s certificate with airframe and/or power plant ratings. The curriculum is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under 14 CFR Part 147, which governs aviation maintenance schools. This is a limited enrollment program.

The Aviation Electronics (Avionics) Technology program will educate an applicant in the operations, repair and overhaul of general avionics, electrical and electronic systems, practical wiring, navigation, flight management and communications equipment.

Upon completion of this program, the applicant will have a better understanding of electronics and the troubleshooting skills necessary to understand and analyze complex avionics systems in today’s aviation industry.

The Forsyth Tech Mazie S. Woodruff Aviation Technology Lab at Smith Reynolds Airport has relationships with local, regional, and national employers who have constant demand for Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics Technicians.