Aircraft Maintenance

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
AIRM 70AAircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics^ Students will be able to select and use proper size wire ^ Students will build an electrical kit.
AIRM 70BAircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics^ Students will demonstrate the proper use of electrical system test equipment ^ Students will understand current flow in an alternating current circuit
AIRM 74Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Work Experience^ Employers of Aircraft Maintenance Work Experience Students will rate the technical skills of their students as above average. ^ Employers of Aircraft Maintenance Work Experience Students will rate the work habits of their students as above average. ^ Students will gain "in the field" experience using maintenance practices they have been taught in the lab
AIRM 65AAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ 95% of students will perform ad document a recip engine overhaul to FAA standards. ^ Students will understand reciprocating and turbine engine theory
AIRM 98AAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ 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.
AIRM 98BAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ 90% of students will earn a minimum of 70% (FAA standard) on a written exam pertaining to engine lubication system construction, operation and adjustment.
AIRM 65BAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ 90% of students will earn a score of 70% or greater on exams pertaining to recip and turbine engine systems (ignition, fuel control, props, lubrication)
AIRM 95AAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to repair reciprocating engines ^ Students will understand reciprocating engine displacement formulas
AIRM 95BAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ 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
AIRM 96AAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to perform turbine engine inspections ^ Students will understand Newton's laws as applied to turbine engine theory
AIRM 96BAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to repair a propeller ^ Students will understand the theory of propeller lift
AIRM 97AAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to perform engine fire detection and suppression system inspections ^ Students will understand the operation of instruments used with aircraft engines
AIRM 97BAircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology^ 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.
AIRM 66AAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to calculate set back and bend allowance ^ Students will understand the correct use of sheet metal fasteners
AIRM 93AAirframe Maintenance Technology^ 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
AIRM 93BAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to demonstrate proper aircraft inspection techniques ^ Students will be able to inspect aircraft fire detection systems
AIRM 66BAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will demonstrate knowledge required to perform inspection of an installed brake for servicability. ^ The quarterly reports that are published by the FAA will be monitored for student certification success rates.
AIRM 90AAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to balance a flight control ^ Students will have an understanding of Bernoulli's Principle
AIRM 90BAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will understand the theory of operation and control of a rotorcraft while in flight ^ Students will use the proper aircraft nomenclature in their description of an aircraft and its operation
AIRM 91AAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will demonstrate the ability to apply aircraft finishes and paints ^ Students will know how to inspect wooden structures for defects
AIRM 91BAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will demonstrate proper composite construction practices ^ Students will repair damaged composite structures
AIRM 92AAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to repair aircraft brake systems ^ Students will understand the use of hydraulic force
AIRM 92BAirframe Maintenance Technology^ Students will be able to inspect aircraft fuel storage systems ^ Students will be able to troubleshoot flight instrumentation systems
AIRM 71Aviation Maintenance Science ^ 90% of Students will demonstrate the proper methods used in weighing an aircraft, and then properly computing an aircraft's weight and its center of gravity location ^ 90% of Students will earn a score of 70% or greater on an exam pertaining to 14 CFR 43, 65, and 91. ^ Students will be able to perform aircraft weight and balance computations
AIRM 72Aviation Materials and Processes^ 90% of Students will demonstrate the proper techniques for drilling and tapping aluminum. ^ 90% of Students will earn 70% or greater on an exam pertaining to semi-rigid tubing, flex hoses and aircraft hose fittings. ^ Students will be able to perform heat treating processes ^ Students will be able to use the coding method used with aircraft hardware
AIRM 73Aviation Welding ^ Students will demonstrate the use of oxygen acetylene welding methods ^ Students will understand and use inert gas welding techniques
AIRM 80Lab Studies in Aircraft Maintenance Technology^ Student will document laboratory assignments in required log book entry format to FAA standards ^ Students will develop a personal work plan identifying specific skills/competencies related to program module or lab assignments.