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AMEP 117 - Airframe Auxiliary Systems
This module covers maintenance of the compass, gas heater, wing deicing system, and pitot-static systems.

Hours: 42 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 42)
Total Weeks:  15

Prerequisite: Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.
Course Content:

P17-1 Compass Swing

  • Test accuracy of compass against a master compass and prepare correction card
P17-2 Gas Heater
  • Disassemble heater module and inspect to manufacturer’s specification
  • Reassemble and function test module
P17-3 De-icing
  • Function test de-icing system
  • Repair damage in de-icing boot
P17-4 Pitot Static
  • Test aircraft installation using Barfield test instrument
P17-5 Muff heater
  • Inspect an exhaust muff heating system for serviceability
P17-6 Instrumentation
  • Function test a NAV/COM system
  • Function test an autopilot system
  • Inspect and test a fire detection system
  • Function test inverter system
P17-7 Oxygen Systems
  • Service an aircraft oxygen system
  • Inspect and test an aircraft oxygen system
Learning Outcomes:
  • Complete an inspection of a gas heater and test its operation.
  • Test the function of a pitot-static system, a wing de-icing system, and a compass and repair as necessary.
Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  70%

Percentage of Group Work:  100

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Additional Comments:
  • P17-1=8%
  • P17-2=31%
  • P17-3=11%
  • P17-4=11%
  • P17-5=8%
  • P17-6=23%
  • P17-7=8%

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

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