AIRC 107 Landing Gear, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics Systems (8)
Credit, Degree Applicable
The subject areas covered in this course are assembly & rigging, landing gear, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, aircraft fuel systems, position & warning, ice & rain, and fire protection systems. The student is taught the basic nomenclature, theory of operation, inspection techniques, and troubleshooting of systems.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Examine and appraise safety procedures.
- Outcome 2: Evaluate required manuals and prepare aircraft for jacking procedure.
- Outcome 3: Inspect, assemble, install landing gear strut and wheel assembly, nose and tail wheel steering dampening systems, as well as check landing gear for alignment.
- Outcome 4: Inspect, assemble, and install hydraulic systems, solve problems involving force, area, and pressure with regards to hydraulic actuators.
- Outcome 5: Interpret information pertaining to repair of fuel system components, inspect fuel quantity indication systems, service fuel tanks and repair fuel valves and fuel pumps as needed.
- Outcome 6: Analyze basic principles and simulated operation of anti-skid and takeoff warning systems and check the operation of the position indicating and warning lights by operating the landing gear.
- Outcome 7: Inspect, replace and check operation of deicing and anti-icing systems, electrically operated air scoop, pitot static or static vent anti-icing.
- Outcome 8: Select and operate fire extinguishers, and check, troubleshoot, and repair aircraft built-in fire extinguishing systems and inspect carbon monoxide detectors.