An aircraft and powerplant (A&P) mechanic works on the airframe and engine sections of commercial and private airplanes. They normally do not work on the telemetry, electronics, and other computer-related gear in the cockpit.
Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic Tasks
Document inspection and test results and maintain a repair log.
Inspect aircraft integrity and perform post-maintenance tests.
Perform preventative, regularly scheduled, and unexpected maintenance on aircraft.
Service aircraft according to all FAA regulations.