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AMEP 114 - Rotor Systems and Dynamic Balance
This module covers the assembly and inspection of tail rotor and main rotor assemblies for helicopters an dynamic balance a rotating mass.

 

Hours: 48.8 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 48.8)

 

Total Weeks:  15

 

Prerequisite:
Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
P14-1 Align and Static Balance a Bell Type Semi Rigid Rotor Head
- Remove and reinstall main rotor assembly
- Simulate dynamic balance using whirlygig
P14-2 Conditional Inspection
- Complete a conditional inspection for a tail rotor strike on a helicopter
P14-3 Dynamic Balance of propeller, or driveshaft or tail rotor
- Install balancing equipment on aircraft
- Dynamically balance a propeller, or driveshaft or tail roto

 

Learning Outcomes:

- The student will disassemble, inspect, and reassemble tail rotor and main rotor installations.
- The student will balance a propeller.

 

Grading System:  Percentage

 

Passing Grade:  70%

 

Percentage of Group Work:  100

 

Additional Comments:

P14-1=53%
P14-2=40%
P14-3=7%

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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