This is a beautifully hand crafted Aviation Structural Mechanic Airframe insignia made out of solid wood. The picture above is in Cherry. All items are made out woods available, stained (if requested), hand sanded (several times between coats) and finished with a high gloss brilliant lacquer finish. Roughly 23in long and 7 in wide.
Your item will be shipped in 7-14 business days after order.
What is an Airframer or Aviation Structural Mechanic?
Aviation structural mechanics maintain aircraft airframe and structural components including flight surfaces and controls, hydraulic and pneumatic control and actuating systems and mechanisms, landing gear systems, air conditioning, pressurization, visual improvement, oxygen and other utility systems, egress systems including seat and canopy ejection systems and components. They fabricate and repair metallic and nonmetallic materials; perform aircraft daily, special, hourly, and conditional inspections, supervise operation of airframe work centers; maintain aircraft metallic and non-metallic structures including fuselages, fixed and moveable flight surfaces, tail booms, doors, panels, decks, empennages, and seats (except ejection seats); flight controls and related mechanisms; hydraulic power storage and distribution systems including main (primary and secondary), auxiliary (utility), and emergency systems; hydraulic actuating subsystems; landing gear systems including wheels and tires, brakes, and emergency systems; pneumatic power, storage and distribution systems; hoists and winches, wing and tail fold systems; launch and arresting gear systems; hydraulic component repair and test.
Aviation structural mechanics, safety equipment (AME) maintain safety belts, shoulder harnesses and integrated flight harnesses in aircraft, inertia reels, seat and canopy ejection systems, gaseous and liquid oxygen systems, life raft ejection systems, fire extinguishing systems excluding fire detection systems, portable fire extinguishers, emergency egress systems, air-conditioning, heating cabin and cockpit pressurization, ventilating and antiGsystems, visual improvement systems, other utility systems and associated lines, fittings, rigging, valves and control mechanisms; replenish liquid and gaseous oxygen systems; remove and install oxygen system valves, gages, converters and regulators; inspect, remove, install and rig ejection seats, shoulder harnesses, lap belts and face curtain mechanisms; inspect, remove, install and adjust firing mechanisms and cartridges for ejection seats, lap belts and canopies; operate and maintain liquid nitrogen and liquid and gaseous oxygen shop transfer and recharge equipment; perform daily, preflight, postflight and other periodic aircraft inspections.
Since 2001, the occupational rating has been divided into two service ratings for E3-E7:
AM - aviation structural mechanic
AME - aviation structural mechanic (safety equipment)
At the E-8 level, AM and AME personnel may be advanced to AMCS (senior chief aviation structural mechanic). At the E-9 level, AMCS and ADCS (senior chief aviation machinist's mate) personnel look towards advancement to AFCM (master chief aviation maintenanceman).
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Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 0 hours of purchase
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Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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We love making custom wood items but it does take time to design, make any changes that are needed, making sure its perfect as can be and then make. Depending on if were making something from scratch or making changes to a current item will depend on how long it will take. If your item is from scratch, please give us roughly 2-4 months to make sure its perfect. Vinyl is not included in this timeline, that is less than a week for custom designs.
Each item has it's size listed, but we can make things bigger or smaller as needed. Need an item for a wreath or a custom shadow box, just shoot us a message. Send us what you need an an estimated size and we can work with you from there.
Max size for wood items: 4 feet x 8 feet (yep, that's correct)
Max size for vinyl items: 2 feet X 10 feet
We do gift wrap for FREE!!! Just let us know in the notes its a gift and ask for wrapping. Some customers prefer to see it first before they give it as a gift, where some are not able to be with their loved one for the holiday and wants to make sure its wrapped. We can wrap it and even add a small TA Wood and Vinyl card so you gift is perfect.
Yes, please let us know what you need. We will give you a cost estimate before we start the design process. We will create a listing for you to purchase and we will start working with you on your design. If for some crazy reason were not able to get the design correct, we will refund your money. We're no longer able to start working on your item with out payment or a deposit. The deposit is non-refundable if you decide you do not want the item after all and we have started making your custom design.
Yes, We charge you what were charged. We do not price gouge, we have lived in these locations and understand that many companies act like you live in another world. We're not like that, we will ship to you. No problems.