AIRC 108 Airframe Systems and Components (8)
Lec-87.5, Lab-175, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) requirements for rigging aircraft, and flight control surfaces. Short introduction to the wood structures, fabric covering, applied theory of finishes, and effect on flight conditions. Maintenance techniques in electrical wiring, control switches, protective devices, and repair of AC electrical systems.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Examine and appraise safety procedures, and appropriate tool and equipment handling.
- Outcome 2: Inspect wood structures, identify wood defects, and evaluate wood repairs.
- Outcome 3: Inspect, test, and repair fabric, and identify defects.
- Outcome 4: Select, prepare and apply aircraft finishing materials.
- Outcome 5: Balance, rig, and examine movable primary and secondary flight control surfaces.
- Outcome 6: Prepare and perform 100 hour inspection, and assess airframe for airworthiness condition.
- Outcome 7: Inspect, check, troubleshoot, service, and repair cabin atmospheric control systems.
- Outcome 8: Remove, install instruments, and define instrument repair limitations.
- Outcome 9: Assess and repair wiring, electrical light systems, and equipment installations.
- Outcome 10: Inspect, check, service aircraft electronic communication and navigation systems.