At 8:30 am on Wednesday, a press conference will be held where Vicki Pratt Gerbino of the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, John Tomblin of National Institutue for Aviation Research and Sheree Utash of Wichita Area Technical College will introduce the National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT).

Sheree Utash and Jon Pine from WATC are attending NBAA. NBAA is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful.

Some of the training programs offered at NCAT include Aviation Maintenance for A&P Mechanics, Composites Fabrication and Repair, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Avionics, Robotics, Interiors, Quality, Non-Destructive Testing, Welding, Machining, Mechanical Engineering and Architectural Design, CAD, CAM, CATIA, Torque Certification, Aerostructures, Fiber Optics, Advanced Coating and Painting, and Industrial Automation and Machine Maintenance. Wichita Area Technical College is the managing partner for NCAT.

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