roger lee wrote:The class gets you out of grade school level for knowledge. You will then need Rotax schooling and then start getting some experience before you start to feel comfortable. The the ones that become good at it, it takes years with on going learning and working on as many aircraft/engines as you can.
Perhaps a good option might be to get some experience working along under "owner assisted maintence" with a mechanic. That's practical knowledge which builds confidence. Then at some point get your Rapairman Certificate so you are legal with expanded knowledge. Put the two together and you could do many things with confidence.
I learned a lot watching Paul work on my plane.