AMEP 117 - Airframe Auxiliary Systems

This course covers maintenance of the compass, gas heater, wing deicing system, and pitot-static systems.


Hours: 42 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 42)


Total Weeks:  15



Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
Compass Swing
- Test accuracy of compass against a master compass and prepare correction card
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
Pitot Static
- Test aircraft installation using Barfield test instrument
Muff heater
- Inspect an exhaust muff heating system for serviceability
- Function test a NAV/COM system
- Function test an autopilot system
- Inspect and test a fire detection system
- Function test inverter system
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


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