The course will provide an overview and understanding of the Materials used in aviation and their applications pertaining assembly and replacement.
Hours: 40 (Lecture Hours: 40)
Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Technician program or Aircraft Mechanic Basics.
Aircraft Structures CAR 566 Appendix C Part 2.8
1. Structural members and stress involved in floats, hulls, skis, stabilizers, wings, engine mounts, cowlings and fuselages.
2. Types of primary aircraft structures.
3. The fabric surfaces and wood components including inspection, materials, process, fabric repairs, wood types, uses, and repair.
SHEET METAL CAR 566 Appendix C part 2.7
1. The difference between a structural and non-structural repair.
2. The application and installation/removal of special fasteners.
3. The requirements for scratch inspection.
4. The purpose and use of sealant.
PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES CAR 566 Appendix C Part 2.9
1. Reinforcement fibers, matrix materials, core materials, manufacturing techniques composite safety, methods of curing, pre-pregs, temperature and pressure applications.
2. Inspection, damage assessment and repair procedures.
10.0 WINDOWS AND LENSES
1. The construction of windows and lenses.
2. Inspection, repair, servicing and installation of windows and lenses.
3. Damage assessment of windows and lenses.
4. Handling and storage of windows and lenses.
Learning Outcomes:A student upon completion of this course will be able to identify and describe the types of structural components that make up an aircraft in design and the various kinds of materials used in those designs and why they can or cannot be used.
Grading System: Percentage
Passing Grade: 70%
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.