MTI Instruments’ PBS-4100+ Series Training Now Eligible for Credit Under William (Bill) O’Brien Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Awards Program – About Your Online Magazine

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ALBANY, N.Y., February 23, 2021 / PRNewswire via COMTEX / –
ALBANY, NY, February 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – MTI Instruments, Inc. (MTI Instruments), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (OTCQB: MKTY), today announced that its training course on the PBS- 4100+ engine vibration measurement and balancing is now eligible for credit in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William (Bill) O’Brien Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Award Program.

With the new credit designation, the MTI Instrument course, “Vibration Analysis and Motor Balancing Using the PBS-4100 System”, can earn an eligible individual up to 16 credit hours for AMT Awards issued through the FAA Security Team’s ongoing training program. Upon completion of the MTI course requirement, plus the basic course (required by the AMT award program), the participating individual can earn Bronze Award level recognition. Continued participation in the AMT Awards program for regulatory, airworthiness and safety awareness training reinforces a high level of professionalism and safety in the industry to maintain proficiency.

“MTI Instruments’ belief in the importance of training and skill development has resulted in our course being accepted into the FAA Security Continuing Training program,” said Moshe Binyamin, president of MTI Instruments. “FAA recognition of this important training in the PBS-4100 + series is truly encouraging, especially for our aviation customers. Aviation maintenance technicians proactively developing their expertise in this technology benefit the industry as a whole.”

As a US manufacturer, MTI Instruments products are designed, manufactured and supported in Albany, New York. Designed to quickly locate engine vibration problems and eliminate preventable engine removals, the PBS-4100 + series are known to provide critical diagnostic tools to analyze and resolve engine vibration to ensure maximum engine uptime and safety. Configuration and intuitive user interface make the PBS-4100 + product line easy to use, while integrated quick diagnostics and traceability reports help aviation customers reduce hours of work and minimize engine downtime , reducing maintenance needs.

The MTI Instruments training program, carried out at the customer’s premises, emphasizes hands-on learning with the customers’ equipment.

“The goal of pursuing ongoing training at MTI Instruments is to ensure that our customers, both military and commercial, are competent and confident in engine balance and vibration measurement operations,” said Ken Ameika, Global Director of PBS Products at MTI Instruments. “With proper training, a post-maintenance engine vibration test should be reduced to two hours or less; compared to manual methods that require several hours of effort and thousands of pounds of fuel.”

The PBS-4100 + course is offered during the calendar year. For registration, contact the MTI Instruments support team (518-218-2567) at

Through the William (Bill) O’Brien Awards Program, in honor of the late Bill O’Brien, a former FAA National Resources Specialist, co-founder of the original AMT Awards Program, the FAA recognizes employees and related career individuals maintenance of eligible aviation by issuing awards to those who receive, promote or encourage initial and recurrent training. To learn more about the William (Bill) O’Brien AMT awards program and eligibility to participate in the program, visit:

About MTI Instruments

Headquartered in Albany, New York, MTI Instruments, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mechanical Technology, Incorporated, is a global leader in non-contact measurement tools and condition-based monitoring systems with a growing customer base covering more than 60 countries. MTI Instruments has a rich innovation history for the development and manufacture of sensors and systems to help customers ensure the highest level of accurate measurements to drive innovation, identify efficiencies and increase competitiveness. MTI Instruments offers comprehensive solutions to better address challenges and applications in a variety of sectors, including industrial manufacturing, consumer electronics, semiconductors, solar, commercial and military aviation, automotive, transportation and R&D. For more information please visit:

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