This is a five day (30 hour) course in field maintenance of Honeywell/Lycoming LTS-101 type engines. It is intended to bring the learners up to a level of knowledge and skill which will enable them to maintain this type of engine to the standards required for safe operation. Most government and industry requirements for recurrent training are also met when attending this course. Successful completion of this course will provide the graduate with the prerequisites of Tranport Canada for a turbine endorsement on applicable aircraft. There shall be no less than 5% "hands-on" training in relation to the course duration.
Hours: 30 (Lecture Hours: 18; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 12)
An Aircraft Maintenance Engineering license or graduation from an acceptable Aircraft Maintencance Engineering course.
- Gas Turbine Theory
- Engine Design
- Terms and Abbreviations
- Airflow and Air Bleed Familiarization
- Engine Operating Limits
- Engine Model Designation
- External Components
- Identify external components and disassemble the engine into its three modules.
- Disassemble the combustor-turbine module and inspect as per the maintenance manual
- Combustor-turbine updates and review assembly procedures.
- Gas generator module up-dates and review disassembly and inspection procedures
- Accessory-Reduction Gearbox Module
- Disassemble and inspect the gas generator module as per maintenance manual.
- Disassemble and inspect the accessory-reduction gearbox as per the maintenance manual.
- Anti-icing System
- Lubrication System
- Torque-meter System
- Electrical/Thermocouple System
- Assemble the accessory-reduction gearbox
- Assemble the combuster-turbine module
- Inlet Airflow Modulation System
- Fuel Management System
- Vibration Analysis
- Inspection Requirements
- Assemble the Gas Producer Module
- Combine the modules and install accessories
- Review engine installation to airframe
- Troubleshooting Exercises
- Interpret basic engine theory and its application to the LTS-101 series engine
- Locate and interpret the information and instructions found in maintenance manuals published by the manufacturer.
- Select and adopt methods of effective maintenance
- Identify and recognize routine servicing and inspection requirements of this engine.
- Maintain and repair the various systems of the engines fuel and oil systems.
- Organize and use effective troubleshooting procedures
- Promote safety by reinforcing professional attitudes.
- Develop an over-all-sense of confidence in the students with respect to their ability to maintain this type of engine.
Grading System: Percentage
Passing Grade: 70% (In order to receive a certificate for this course you must complete all of the exams with 70% or higher)
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.