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AMET 114 - Aircraft Handling and Inspection

This module covers the safe and efficient handling of aircraft on the ground and inspection procedures during maintenance.


Hours: 24 (Lecture Hours: 24)


Total Weeks: 15



Admission in to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.


Non-Course Prerequisite:




Course Content:
T14-1 – Aircraft Handling

- Locate air regulations regarding aircraft ground handling
- Demonstrate housekeeping and safety precautions
- Demonstrate ground handling, towing and marshaling techniques
- Demonstrate hoisting, jacking, tying down and mooring procedures
- Discuss equipment used by helicopter operators to perform the various tasks peculiar to these aircraft
T14-2 – Aircraft Inspection
- Locate applicable air regulations
- Demonstrate preparation procedures for an inspection
- Perform a complete aircraft inspection
- Advise aircraft pilots or owners of their authorization for elementary maintenance or inspection of that aircraft


Learning Outcomes:

- The student will identify proper procedures for all aspects of the ground handling of aircraft.
- The student will use the appropriate regulations and instructions to establish an approved maintenance organization and establish proper maintenance procedures and guidelines.


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work:  85


Percentage of Group Work:  15


Additional Comments:



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