AMT 112 - Flight Controls Fixed Wing and Rigging

The course will provide a complete understanding of aerodynamic principles and how the flight controls of the aircraft affect and manage our flight.


Hours: 8 (Lecture Hours: 8)




Non-Course Prerequisite:
Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Technician program or Aircraft Mechanic Basics.




Course Content:CAR 566 Appendix C part 2
Fixed wing Controls and Riggin.6.3     
1. Types of flight controls and explain features and functions of flight control systems. 
2. Mechanical flight control system and components. 
3. Servo powered flight control system and components. 
4. Cables, fittings and repair of associated rigging hardware. 
5. Incidence, symmetry checks and adjustments. 
6. The purpose and principles of flight control artificial feel/feedback systems. 
7. The systems which modify flight control travel due to altitude, velocity or other factors e.g. rudder travel limitation, aileron lockout, lift dump.


Learning Outcomes:
The student upon completion of this course will be able to identify, and explain the different types of flight controls, components and their purpose, along with how to rig flight controls and ensure they operate as expected correctly.


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


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