A & P Mechanic or Avionics Technician
by Randy Stirm
41-207 Huli St
Honolulu, Hawaii 96795
My Temporary Cell phone in Philippines
To obtain a responsible and challenging position with a progressive company where my work experience will have valuable application and utilization of my opportunity for advancement and To keep aircraft operating by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, making repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Selected for excellent knowledge of avionics to assume responsibility for troubleshooting aircraft systems during overnight maintenance at US Airways.
Received a JAL Presidents Award for outstanding support. It was the first time given out side of JAL to a vendor. February 2005.
3 Bravo Awards from Honeywell for outstanding support to the customer.
(One of the Awards was for Training the flight Crews of Presidential Helicopter how to use the Honeywell Primus 700 Radar system)
JAL, Boeing, Honeywell Type Certification Flight Upgrade Program. On 17 B-747-300 aircraft.
Accomplished the first sale of Honeywell RDR-4B AUTOTILT Radar to JAL in the first time in 35 years JAL bought Radar from Honeywell.
Award from the US Navy for computer record keeping system for all Navy flying clubs worldwide aircraft (General Aviation type).
Honeywell Tokyo, Japan 9/18/2000-April 8, 2009
Field Service Engineer
I Support the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) For all Communications and Navigation from Honeywell systems for the past 8 years. Aircraft I support: C-130H Hercules 16 A/C, E-767 AWACS 4 A/C, KC-767J 4 A/C, UH-60J 39 A/C and the new C-X transport.
Aircraft that I have worked on MD-80 Bae-146-200 B-727, B-737, B-757, B-767, B-747 B-777, Q-400, Global Express, CRJ, E-145, E-170 E-190 and A-380.
I training there shop technicians in repair and testing of aircraft VHF, VDRs, HF radios also, VHF data radios and SATCOM MCS 3000, 6000 and 7000 military versions of this system. Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Communication Voice Recorder (CVR). Aircraft intercom and cabin Communication systems also Avionics Instrument system maintenance and OJT on HSI, ADI, VSI, ADF, Mach speed and Airspeed Ind. I support engineering sections of and flight operations, flight line problems and troubleshooting of aircraft issues of the JASDF. I am the first line support for the Prime Minister of Japan VIP Boeing 747-400.
Support JAL (Japan Airlines) in upgrading the full JAL fleet to EGPWS also, all flight simulators too.
When JAL converted from AIMS1 to AIMS2 I support the full fleet of B-777 to completion
Support JAL (Japan Airlines) and ANA (All Nippon Airlines), at both Narita Airport and Haneda Airport. Also, I support JAL's subsidiaries airline in the north and south parts of Japan.
This support of JAL (Japan Airlines) and (ANA All Nippon) Airlines encompasses daily visits to the repair shops.
Expert for JAL and ANA on the Boeing B-777-200/300ER both with AIMS1 and AIMS2.
Training the shop technicians in proper repair of aircraft VHF, VDRs, HF radios also, VHF data radio VDR mode2 witch complies with the ARINC 716/750 standard and is accessible via the bus using a programmable interface like the CMU (Communication Management Unit). SATCOM (Satellite Communication) and aircraft intercom and cabin Communication systems. Testing of these radios and communication equipment. Plus I support engineering sections, flight operations, flight line and AOG issues.
OJT on Avionics Instrument system maintenance and OJT on HSI, ADI, VSI, ADF, Mach speed and Airspeed Indicators in both JAL and ANA repair shops.
JAL is a very demanding customer with questions about our product which requires me to work 15 to 18 hours per day. I covered all Honeywell's AES products. I supported JAL's flight upgrade program in Victorville California for 6 months onsite. Installing CMU, SATCOM, VDR Mode2, Scanning DME, IRU, Data Loader and printer. I gave hands on support for this program. Which saved Honeywell 16 million dollars from possible delays in the program?
Supported JAL entry of service of the Embraer 170 and received full factory training on the EPIC system on the E-170 and E-190.
I was some of the few FSE from Honeywell to receive Boeing 787 advanced avionics training at Boeing.
Airline Air Support. Tokyo, Japan 9/1990 to 9/2000
Lead Supervisor Avionics Technician and Lead A&P Mechanic
Working on the Yokota US Air Force Base as a contractor. Under (AMC) Airlift Military Command for Contract Airlines. Federal Express, Evergreen Airlines, World, Polar Air. Worked on all types of avionics. Honeywell and Collins products (Weather radars, VHF, HFs, TCAS, GPWS, Transponder, SATCOM, Displays, Autoflight, IRS MD-11 Glass Cockpit and MSP). Also FMC GPS navigation systems, ADF, VOR, DME, FDRs, Voice recorders and IFE systems. Troubleshooting with all types of test gear. On 747-100-300 DC-10, MD-11, L-100 (C-130) and DC-8-63 aircraft. Engines CFM-56, JT9D
US Air force Flying Club Yakota Air Force Base Tokyo , Japan 12/1990 to 9/2000 (part-time postion)
Chief A&P Mechanic
Lead a crew of 7 mechanics to perform all aircraft maintenance on G/A Aircraft.
C-150, C-152, C-172, C-172RG, C-182, C-206P, C-337 and C-310.
Test engine and system operations using test equipment.
Listen to engines to detect and diagnose malfunctions.
Use tools such as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, and ammeters.
Take apart and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
Maintain aircraft systems by flushing crankcases, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, structural, parts, and accessories.
Repair, install and upgrades of Avionics. Bendix, Collins, and Garmin GPS
Use hand tools and power tools.
USAir Airlines Los Angeles, Calif 9/1985 to 9/1990
A, B and C phase checks. All types of avionics upgrades and repairs using different test Equipment. Lead in charge to recover grounded aircraft in non-maintenance base cities.
ETOPS qualified on the 767 also, Taxi instructor.
Release qualified on Bae-146, MD-80, 737-300-400, 727-200, 767-300ER.
Taxi instructor B-737 and B-767.
To keep aircraft in peak operating condition, aircraft and avionics equipment, IFE Systems and service technicians perform scheduled maintenance; make repairs, and complete inspections required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). I managed C and D Checks on B-727, 737, 767, BAe-146, MD-82 also 50,000 Overhaul checks. Also keep records related to the maintenance performed on the aircraft. Mechanics and technicians conduct inspections following a schedule based on the number of hours the aircraft has flown, calendar days since the last inspection, cycles of operation, or a combination of these factors.
US Navy VRC-50 Subic Bay Philippines 8/75 to 12/79
E-4 Enlisted AD-3
NEC 8318 C-130 Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician Performed organizational level maintenance on the C-130 aircraft Communication, Navigation and engine and aircraft systems to Also
on C-130G cockpit and Avionics Instrument system maintenance and OJT to Intermediate Maintenance and Squadron personal.
South Seattle Community College
Seattle, Washington USA 9/80-6/83
Based on a program for Airframe and Powerplant FAA Licenses and aircraft technology. Obtained a FAA Airframe and Powerplant License (AMT Course).
Downey High School
Modesto, California 9/70-6/74
I have a strong back ground in the Airlines of over 24 years. I am a US FAA licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with a very strong Avionics background. A FAA licensed 572154480.
Spent many years restoring aircraft at the San Diego Aerospace museum in San Diego, Calif
Teaching English to Japanese
Sr. Program Manager
Avionics Field Service Engineer
Sumo Wrestler in Japan