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DPR PATS provides students with knowledge and skills in the field of aircraft maintenance such as identifying, inspecting, operating, maintaining, troubleshooting aircraft structural, mechanical and electrical systems, repairing structures and systems for aircraft and other aerospace vehicles.
The history of DPR – Philippine Academy in Technology and Sciences (DPR – P.A.T.S.) is rooted to a humble past. Her story is simple yet noble. After forty (40) years of dedicated public service in the field of education, it stood as a proud institution of learning, dedicated to broaden the general aspect of technological education to prepare youth for tomorrow’s competitive world.
Captain Daniel P. Rivera, a pioneer military, general aviation, commercial pilot, flight instructor, test pilot, and a businessman, founded Pilipinas Aero Technical School in 1981.
Capt. Rivera was also the first Filipino pilot to fly a trainer plane on alcohol fluid.