70+ Years

In 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first flight in a powered aircraft. Although the flight was a short one, the seeds of an industry were planted. For over fifty years, Teterboro School of Aeronautics has been training men and women to enter this exciting field as Aviation Maintenance Technicians.

Our Graduates

TSA trained graduates have been in demand within the airline industry and leading Metropolitan New York and New Jersey airports, as well as numerous airports throughout the United States. TSA graduates fill important roles in a variety of occupations encompassing the entire aviation industry.

The Curriculum

Our curriculum provides maximum flexibility for the student seeking certification for the FAA ratings. Students may work toward the powerplant certificate, the airframe certificate, or both. In all curriculum areas, the training given at the school exceeds the minimum requirements of the federal regulations.

Where Great Aviation Careers Begin!



Teterboro School of Aeronautics is affiliated with Aviation Institute of Maintenance.

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Institutional Philosophy

Teterboro School of Aeronautics is dedicated to providing programs that prepare students for rewarding technical careers in business, industry, and government. The school was founded on the belief that persons seeking to improve themselves can, and will do so, when offered an educational opportunity supported by a dedicated staff, and the training resources necessary to achieve their occupational and career goals. Read more about our school’s history.

Airplane engine maintenance in hangar
Aircraft mechanic probing an opened jet engine of an airplane with a portable camera and looking at the monitor in the maintenance hangar.

Educational Objectives

The primary objective of the school’s training programs is to provide students with the skills needed to obtain entry­-level positions in aerospace, aviation, transportation, and technical or mechanical occupations found in a wide variety of business and industry where similar technical/mechanical skills are needed. The secondary objective is to obtain a certification of eligibility from the school in preparation of the student applying for the issuance of the Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and /or Powerplant certifications.