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Tour of Cuesta College AMT program at ACI Jet

November 30, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Club member John Doyle has arranged a tour for this month’s meeting at ACI Jet which helped launch the Cuesta College AMT program. “A lot of people don’t realize how significant aerospace is to [San Luis Obispo] county, but this entire area is going to seem like an aerospace dream come true,” said ACI Jet founder and CEO Bill Borgsmiller. He listed local aerospace engineering university Cal Poly, unmanned systems developers, Vandenberg Space Force Base, and Paso Robles Airport’s plan to be designated as a spaceport for horizontal takeoff and landing spacecraft.

The one exception, he added, is that there are not enough people to fill the needs of local aerospace employers for technicians. “Not only is there a shortage of these people today,” Borgsmiller said, “but it’s forecast to become much worse over the next couple of decades. There’s a critical shortage that we need to address, and thankfully we have a good solution in this community.”

We’ll have a short meeting and a brief talk on the program a safety wire exercise, let people sit in the Navion and work the controls.  And Pizza…


November 30, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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4751 Aviadores Wy
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 United States
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(805) 782-9722
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