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AMET 115 - Aircraft Controls and Rigging
AMET 115

This module covers the control systems and rigging procedures for aircraft engine and flight controls.

  • Total Hours: 24
  • Lecture Hours: 24
Total Weeks: 15

This course is offered online: No

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


  • Review various types of controls
  • Describe cable and wire control systems
  • Comply with the applicable air regulations
  • Describe electrical/electronic flight control systems
  • Rig aircraft fixed surfaces
  • Rig flying control surfaces
  • Rig helicopter control systems
  • Describe flexible push/pull control systems
  • Comply with the applicable air regulations
  • Describe rod and tube control systems
  • Describe electrical/electronic flight control systems
  • Explain automatic flight control systems
  • Explain hydraulic control systems
Learning Outcomes:
  • The student will identify the parts and explain the function and maintenance of typical control systems for engines and flight controls.
Grading System: Percentage

Passing Grade: 70%

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

Course Offered in Other Programs: No

Additional Comments:
  • T15-1=33%
  • T15-2=67%

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

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