– The maintenance department of FIT Aviation LLC has received the Certificate of Excellence Diamond Award from the Federal Aviation Administration. The
award, made by the FAA Orlando Flight Standards District Office, recognizes organizations that participate in voluntary maintenance training.
The highest of five possible awards, the Diamond Certificate of Excellence Award for employers, goes to organizations with at least 25 percent of eligible
employees participating in the award program. Four out of six eligible mechanics at FIT Aviation took part by receiving the Bronze Certificate of
Excellence for aviation maintenance technicians.
FIT Aviation technicians Roger Sladek, Rodney Kern, Hampton Lide and Manager Dave Fuchs received the Bronze Award.
Established in 1965, F.I.T. Aviation LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida Institute of Technology and an integral part of the College of
Aeronautics. F.I.T. Aviation LLC supports the aviation program through flight training activities.