The ACE-Airfield Lighting Maintenance program is an extensive curriculum based on FAA, U.S. military and international recommendations. The course is designed to provide detailed electrical theory and proven maintenance techniques while educating and challenging airport personnel with airfield lighting maintenance responsibilities. It is highly recommended that students study the course materials before attending. There is a 100-question examination that must be passed in order to receive ACE certification; however students are not required to take the exam.


  • Learn from aviation professionals with extensive experience in and knowledge of airfield lighting maintenance
  • Maintain compliance with FAA AC 150/5340-26C
  • Obtain a thorough airfield lighting maintenance education and use your knowledge to improve the safety and efficiency of your airfield or any airfield in the U.S. Learn what knowledge you must possess in  order to be considered a qualified airfield lighting maintenance worker
  • Increase your promotional and career opportunities in the aviation field
  • Earn a prestigious ACE designation and become a part of an elite group of "qualified" airfield certified lighting professionals

The ACE Airfield Lighting Maintenance course instructors are Seward E. Ford and David N. Rainey.

Questions? Contact the Training Department at [email protected]

Questions? Contact us at 703.824.0504