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ROTO 124 - Honeywell Lycoming T53 Series Engines
Course Details
Course Code:
ROTO 124

Calendar Description:
This is a five day 30-hour course in field maintenance of the Honeywell/Lycoming T53 turbine 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 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 Transport Canada for a turbine endorsement on applicable aircraft.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 30
Lecture Hours: 19.5
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 10.5

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineering license or graduation from a recognized Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Gas Turbine Theory
Engine Design Terms and Abbreviations
Airflow and Air Bleed Familiarisation
Engine Operating Limits and Engine Model Designation
External Components
Lubrication Description and Operation
Torquemeter System Description and Operation
Engine Disassembly
Wire Check
Power Shaft Bolt Measurement
Electrical System, Ignition System
Overspeed Trip System
Bleed Air System
Inlet Guide Vanes
Internal Cooling, Internal Pressurisation
Engine Reassembles
Hot End Inspection, Engine Reassemble
Fuel System, Fuel Control
Engine Cleaning, Vibration and Limits
Engine Inspections
Trouble Analysis

Learning Outcomes:
• Interpret basic turbine engine theory and its application to the T53 series engine
• Locate and interpret the information and instructions found in maintenance manuals published by the manufacturer
• Select and adopt method of effective maintenance
• Identify and recognise routine servicing and inspection requirements of this engine
• Maintain and repair the various systems of this engine eg. fuel and oil systems
• Organise and use effective troubleshooting procedures
• Promote safety by re-enforcing professional attitudes
• Develop an overall sense of confidence in the students with respect to their ability to maintain this type of engine

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Text Books:

Required - Northern Lights College, 2006, Honeywell T53 Student Workbook (Northern Lights College). Chapters Covered: All
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