Reciprocating Engine Maintenance & Return to Service
This course emphasizes the hands-on maintenance and overhaul of piston engines. Topics include engine removal, replacement, troubleshooting, inspection, engine maintenance and overhaul, system component repair, inspection, and troubleshooting.
Studies in special selected topics, to be determined by the instructor and approved by the School Dean. Credits earned will be applicable as free electives in associate and certificate of applied science degree programs.
This course examines the fundamental principles of electronics as applied to aircraft electrical systems. Specific topics covered include AC/DC, series-parallel circuits, circuit analysis theorems, transistors, digital theory and devices.
This course covers the areas of airframe ice and rain control systems, fire protection systems, (airframe and engine), and fuel systems (airframe and engine). Also included are transport aircraft systems including doors, lavatory systems, galley systems, passenger service units, windows, emergency equipment, and cargo loading systems.
A study of the use of basic hand tools and power equipment, shop safety, aircraft fluid lines and fittings, aircraft cleaning and corrosion control. The use and care of precision measuring equipment and the use and interpretation of various non-destructive inspection methods.