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The Westchester Aircraft Maintenance Association, also known as WAMA, is a professional association that advances the arts and sciences of aircraft maintenance, management, and ground support.

Founded in 1960 and based at Westchester County Airport, WAMA membership provides opportunities for ongoing learning and professional networking. The organization promotes the public welfare by educating members and industry about issues concerning aircraft maintenance and management operations.

Our mission is to promote increased safety, efficiency and economy in aircraft maintenance work, and to encourage the exchange of information and provide member education through monthly meetings with planned programs.



Job Postings

Thu, April 29, 2021 7:51 AM Jody Kerton

Dutchess Community College - Airframe and Power Plant Instructor

Job Description:
The A&P instructor is a full time faculty position tasked to support the AMT program at the Dutchess County Airport.  The selected individual will be teaching in the program beginning in August  2021, but he/she will need to be hired as soon as possible in order to complete preliminary tasks required for the program

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Two WAMA members receive the prestigious Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award.

Mr Roger Boeckmann and Mr Stephen Grieco received their awards in April and in May respectively.





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Please welcome Textron Aviation as our newest SILVER Member!


WAMA receives prestigious award by NBAA for Recognition of Outstanding Excellence by a Local or Regional Group

The award is given for the latest recognition of a Local or Regional Group who has shown excellence in 5 named categories, we received multiple nominations for your work in the areas of Advocacy Through Community Outreach and Career / Educational Achievements!

Congratulations WAMA!




Raymond Lee Larkin

Raymond "Ray" Lee Larkin, age 68, of Gloucester County, passed away Monday, August 7, 2023. Raymond was born on August 1, 1955 to Lee Roy and Marcella June (Haley) Larkin in Hawaii. Ray was raised in California, Maine, Kansas and Virginia while his father served in the Navy. He served in the United States Airforce with multiple commendations; earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics from the University of St. Louis and had a long and rewarding career in the aviation industry.

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We invite you to submit your favorite or interesting story of a WAMA member, flight department or some historical aspect related to Westchester County Airport or surrounding community.  Articles, stories and photos are encouraged.

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