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Discipline: Aircraft Maintenance Degree: AS - Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maint Tech - Evening - S0951
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Aircraft Communication, Navigation, Radar, and Autopilot Systems AIRM 93B
  • Students will be able to inspect aircraft fire detection systems
  • Students will be able to demonstrate proper aircraft inspection techniques
  • Students will define types and operation of aircraft com and nav systems
  • Students will define types and operation of aircraft autopilot systems
Aircraft Powerplant Ignition Systems AIRM 98A
  • 90% of students will earn a minimum of 70% (FAA standard) on a written exam pertaining to engine ignition systems, magneto theory, magneto timing, spark plugs, and ignition leads.
  • 90% of students will earn a minimum of 70% (FAA standard) on a written exam pertaining to turbine engine ignition systems, spark ignitors, ignition leads, and ignition system safety.
Aircraft Powerplant Inspection and Maintenance AIRM 95B
  • Students will be able to apply all of the steps necessary to overhaul a reciprocating engine
  • Students will be able to perform reciprocating engine runs
Airframe Fuel and Environmental Systems AIRM 92B
  • Students will be able to troubleshoot flight instrumentation systems
  • Students will be able to inspect aircraft fuel storage systems
Aircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics AIRM 70B
  • Students will demonstrate the proper use of electrical system test equipment
  • Students will understand current flow in an alternating current circuit
Aircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics AIRM 70A
  • Students will build an electrical kit.
  • Students will be able to select and use proper size wire
  • Student will perform calculations utilizing Ohm's law..
  • Student will demonstrate how to properly measure volts, amps and resistance using a DMM.
Aircraft Powerplant Fuel Systems AIRM 97B
  • Students will understand the effects of air pressure and air velocity as it effects the internal operation of a carburetor.
  • Students will understand the procedure for trimming a turbine engine fuel control unit.
Aircraft Powerplant Instrumentation AIRM 97A
  • Students will understand the operation of instruments used with aircraft engines
  • Students will be able to perform engine fire detection and suppression system inspections
Aircraft Powerplant Lubricating Systems AIRM 98B
  • 90% of students will earn a minimum of 70% (FAA standard) on a written exam pertaining to engine lubrication system construction, operation and adjustment.
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology AIRM 95A
  • Students will be able to repair reciprocating engines
  • Students will understand reciprocating engine displacement formulas
Aircraft Propellers AIRM 96B
  • Students will understand the theory of propeller lift
  • Students will be able to repair a propeller
Aircraft Turbine Engines AIRM 96A
  • Students will understand Newton's laws as applied to turbine engine theory
  • Students will be able to perform turbine engine inspections
Airframe Aluminum Repair and Plastics AIRM 91A
  • Students will calculate aircraft aluminum repairs.
  • Students will explain types of plastics used in aircraft construction.
Airframe Composites, Rigging, and Inspection AIRM 91B
  • Students will demonstrate proper composite construction practices
  • Students will accurately repair composite structures
Airframe Hydraulics and Pneumatics AIRM 92A
  • Students will define hydraulic forces and their applications in aircraft systems
  • Students will be able to identify aircraft hydraulic systems, landing gear, and pneumatic systems.
  • Student will be able to accurately repair a hydraulic aircraft component.
Airframe Theory AIRM 90A
  • Students will be able to identify basic aircraft design theories, aircraft nomenclature, aircraft / rotorcraft flight dynamics, flight controls, and structural components
  • Students will be able to balance a flight control
  • Students will define aircraft sheet metal and fastener systems, and forming / bending of sheet metal structures.
  • Students will demonstrate the proper methods used calculating set back and bend allowance, and then properly compute an aircraft’s sheet metal component bend calculation.
Airframe Warning and Fire Systems AIRM 93A
  • Students will be able to inspect aircraft heating and cooling systems
  • Students will be able to troubleshoot the operation of ice and rain control systems
  • Students will define types of fire extinguishing systems
Airframe Wood, Fabric, and Paint AIRM 90B
  • Students will be able to identify aircraft wood structure, aircraft wood structure use requirements, and aircraft wooden structure inspection requirements.
  • Students will be able to identify aircraft fabric covering and inspection requirements.
  • Students will be able to identify aircraft paint and finish materials, application, and inspection requirements
Aviation Maintenance Science AIRM 71
  • Students will accurately perform aircraft weight and balance computations.
  • Students will evaluate & define the legal privileges and limitation of aircraft technicians.
  • Students will define and evaluate FAA regulations pertaining to aircraft manintennce.
  • Students will be able to interpret an engineering drawing.
  • Students will analyze the effects of human factors on the industry and on the aircraft technician.
  • Students will be able to define the concepts of density, specific gravity, pressure, and the laws of physics in regard to aviation related concepts.
  • Students will be able to perform basic algebra calculations in regard to aviation related formulas.
Aviation Materials and Processes AIRM 72
  • Students will select aircraft hardware based on part number or by application.
  • Students will be able to perform heat treating processes on metals.
  • Students will accurately locate, drill and tap machine threads in aluminum.
  • Students will define sizing, materials and correct application of various aircraft fittings, tubing and hoses.
Aviation Welding AIRM 73
  • Students will demonstrate the use of oxygen acetylene welding methods
  • Students will understand and use inert gas welding techniques