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Discipline: Aircraft Maintenance Degree: AS - Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maint Tech - Evening - S0951
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 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 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 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
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.
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 91B
  • Students will demonstrate proper composite construction practices
  • Students will accurately repair composite structures
Airframe Maintenance Technology 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 Maintenance Technology AIRM 91A
  • Students will calculate aircraft aluminum repairs.
  • Students will explain types of plastics used in aircraft construction.
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
  • Students will define types of fire extinguishing 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
  • Students will define types and operation of aircraft com and nav systems
  • Students will define types and operation of aircraft autopilot systems
Airframe Maintenance Technology 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 Maintenance Technology 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