Hometown Hero: Nicholas Colon
Air Force Airman Nicholas A. Colon has graduated from the CV-22 Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas.
The course is designed to train airmen in aircraft maintenance fundamentals and weapons systems familiarization, security instruction, technical order systems, maintenance management and documentation, aircraft and flightline safety. Training included use of hand tools, hardware, and equipment to perform aircraft ground handling, corrosion, and inspection procedures; instruction and familiarization with particular aircraft airframe, electrical, hydraulic, egress, environmental, fuel, flight and landing controls, engines and related systems and components.
Colon is the nephew of Janet Fruechtle of Cameron Park. He is a 2009 graduate of Adelante High School in Roseville.