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Course Description

This course is an FAA Part 147 course designed to prepare the student for their FAA Airframe certificate. The course will provide the student with a thorough understanding of airframe structures; metal structural repair; aircraft welding; aircraft instruments; communications and navigation systems; fuel systems; and cabin environmental systems. Both theory and practical application to aircraft systems is taught. COREQUISITE: AMT 100, General Aircraft Technology. ADVISORY: Mathematics 430

Learning Outcomes

  • Student is able to identify good practices and workmanship required in the aircraft maintenance profession.
  • Student demonstrates the ability to read aircraft technical literature and applies it to designated projects.
  • Student identifies and explains the facts, principles and theories that relate to the operation of mechanical appliances and technological processes related to aircraft airframes.
  • Student memorizes and identifies the basic scientific vocabulary necessary for the attainment of essential objectives related to aircraft airframes.
  • Student is able to contrast and assess the readjustment necessary in the transfer from the training situation to the initial job situation.
  • The student discovers the occupational demands specifically related to aerospace technology.
  • The student will perform and demonstrate with skill all lab assignments in the curriculum with confident mechanical skills.
  • The student applies training to perform discriminate and judge, and solve problems related to aircraft airframe repair.
  • The student will demonstrate knowledge and skills to perform the tasks required for FAA aircraft technician licensing.
  • The student will evaluate and judge safety related situations regarding aircraft airframe maintenance and inspection.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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