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Discipline: Aircraft Maintenance Degree: AS - Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maint Tech - Day - S0911
Course Name Course Number Objectives
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 Maintenance Technology AIRM 65A
  • Students will prepare, operate and evaluate the performance of an aircraft engine.
  • Students will evaluate the effects of atmospheric conditions on engine output.
  • Students will identify which the purpose and content of various aircraft maintenance publications.
  • Students will perform and record precision measurements of engine parts and components.
  • Students will define the common blade pitches of propellers.
  • Students will repair propeller blade damage and properly document the repair.
  • Student will define the theory of the Otto engine cycle and the Brayton engine cycle.
  • Students will perform and document a recip. engine overhaul to FAA standards.
Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology AIRM 65B
  • Students will define the function of lubrication system components.
  • Students will define the purpose of aircraft fuel system components.
  • Students will define the operation of common aircraft engine instruments.
  • Students will properly inspect an aircraft carburetor in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
  • Students will evaluate the flow of electrons through an aircraft alternator system.
  • Students will define the function and operation of the magneto system
  • Students will perform an inspection of an engine fire detection system per industry standards.
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 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 Maintenance Science AIRM 71
  • 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.
  • 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.
Aviation Materials and Processes AIRM 72
  • Students will be able to perform heat treating processes on metals.
  • Students will select aircraft hardware based on part number or by application.
  • Students will define sizing, materials and correct application of various aircraft fittings, tubing and hoses.
  • Students will accurately locate, drill and tap machine threads in aluminum.
Aviation Welding AIRM 73
  • Students will demonstrate the use of oxygen acetylene welding methods
  • Students will understand and use inert gas welding techniques