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Discipline: Aircraft Maintenance Certificate: Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology - Evening - T0952
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
  • Student will perform calculations utilizing Ohm's law..
  • Student will demonstrate how to properly measure volts, amps and resistance using a DMM.
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 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 95A
  • Students will be able to repair reciprocating engines
  • Students will understand reciprocating engine displacement formulas
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 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 96B
  • Students will understand the theory of propeller lift
  • Students will be able to repair a propeller
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 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 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 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.
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