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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Aircraft Maintenance
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Aircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics AIRM 70A
  • Students will build an electrical kit.
  • Students will be able to select and use proper size wire
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 Technology - Work Experience AIRM 74
  • 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
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology 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 Maintenance Technology 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 65A
  • Students will understand reciprocating and turbine engine theory
  • 95% of students will perform ad document a recip engine overhaul to FAA standards.
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology AIRM 65B
  • 90% of students will earn a score of 70% or greater on exams pertaining to recip and turbine engine lubrication systems
  • 95% of students will properly inspect an aircraft carburetor.
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology AIRM 95A
  • Students will be able to repair reciprocating engines
  • Students will understand reciprocating engine displacement formulas
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology 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
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology 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 Maintenance Technology AIRM 96A
  • Students will understand Newton's laws as applied to turbine engine theory
  • Students will be able to perform turbine engine inspections
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology AIRM 96B
  • Students will understand the theory of propeller lift
  • Students will be able to repair a propeller
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology 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
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 92B
  • Students will be able to troubleshoot flight instrumentation systems
  • Students will be able to inspect aircraft fuel storage systems
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 90B
  • Students will use the proper aircraft nomenclature in their description of an aircraft and its operation
  • Students will understand the theory of operation and control of a rotorcraft while in flight
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 66B
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to perform inspections on aircraft in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and FAA guidelines.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to create, assemble, test and inspect aircraft pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 90A
  • Students will have an understanding of Bernoulli's Principle
  • Students will be able to balance a flight control
Airframe Maintenance Technology 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
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 93B
  • Students will be able to inspect aircraft fire detection systems
  • Students will be able to demonstrate proper aircraft inspection techniques
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 66A
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to disassemble, inspection and service aircraft components.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to calculate layout, form and rivet aluminum structures.
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 91A
  • Students will know how to inspect wooden structures for defects
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply aircraft finishes and paints
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 91B
  • Students will demonstrate proper composite construction practices
  • Students will repair damaged composite structures
Airframe Maintenance Technology AIRM 92A
  • Students will understand the use of hydraulic force
  • Students will be able to repair aircraft brake systems
Aviation Maintenance Science AIRM 71
  • Students will be able to perform aircraft weight and balance computations
  • 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.
Aviation Materials and Processes AIRM 72
  • Students will be able to use the coding method used with aircraft hardware
  • Students will be able to perform heat treating 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.
Aviation Welding AIRM 73
  • Students will demonstrate the use of oxygen acetylene welding methods
  • Students will understand and use inert gas welding techniques
Lab Studies in Aircraft Maintenance Technology AIRM 80
  • Students will develop a personal work plan identifying specific skills/competencies related to program module or lab assignments.
  • Student will document laboratory assignments in required log book entry format to FAA standards