AV 282 - Airframe Return to Service
This Airframe capstone course provides diversified projects, supervised field experience and FAA examination review for graduating students seeking their Mechanic Certificate with Airframe Rating. Projects include, but are not limited to, 100 Hour aircraft inspections, flight control rigging, aircraft electrical troubleshooting and repair, aircraft weighing, use of maintenance forms and records, and interpretation federal aviation regulations.
Prerequisite: AV 251 , AV 252 , AV 253 , AV 254 , AV 255 , AV 261 , AV 262 , AV 263 , AV 264 , AV 271 , AV 272 , AV 273 , AV 274 ; AND RD 087 ; AND MTH 020 or higher, OR prior college, OR placement test.
Upon completion of this course, the successful student should be able to:
1. Perform powerplant conformity and airworthiness inspections (Levels 1 & 2: See General 105).
2. Item #1 inspections may include inspect, adjust, repair, replace, assemble, and/or rig aircraft: a) Fire detection and extinguishing systems; b) Landing gear retraction systems, shock struts, brakes, wheels, tires, and steering systems; c) Hydraulic and pneumatic power systems; d) Fuel systems; e) Alternating current and direct current electrical systems; f) Landing gear position indicating and warning systems.
3. Inspect and repair sheet-metal structures.
4. Assemble aircraft components including flight control surfaces.
5. Balance, rig, and inspect movable primary and secondary flight control surfaces.
6. Jack aircraft.
7. Write descriptions of work performed including aircraft discrepancies and corrective actions using typical aircraft maintenance records (Levels 1 & 2: See General 102).
8. Demonstrate ability to read, comprehend, and apply information contained in FAA and manufacturer's aircraft maintenance specifications, data sheets, manuals, and publications, and related Federal Aviation Regulations, Airworthiness Directives, and Advisory material (Levels 1 & 2: See General 102).
9. Read technical data (Levels 3: See General 102).
10. Complete required maintenance forms, records, and inspection reports (Levels 3: See General 102).
11. Inspect and service batteries.
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