Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan D. Fanstill has graduated from the F-15/A aircraft Avionics Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas.
The course is designed to provide airmen with the basic skills and knowledge to perform organizational level instrument and flight control systems maintenance on assigned aircraft. Students are trained to inspect, service and repair malfunctions on avionics systems, and interpret equipment operation characterstics to isolate system malfunctions such as attack control, instrument, flight control, communication, navigation, identification, and penetration aids. Additional instruction included training in aircraft and avionics familiarization, aerospace ground equipment, aircraft wiring and data flow, common tool usage, and safety.
He is the son of David and Linda Fanstill of Hartford Drive, Port Charlotte.
His grandmother, Elaine Van Amburg, resides on Maple Lane, Live Oak, Fla.
The airman is a 2007 graduate of Port Charlotte High School.