The course will provide a complete understanding of protective systems on an aircraft such as environmental, fire protection, and ice and rain for safe flight.
Hours: 48 (Lecture Hours: 48)
Successful Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technician 2
CAR 566 PART 2.18
18.0 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
1. Air sources for cabin pressurization.
2. Fundamentals of heating, cooling and ventilation systems and their components including:
• air cycle machine
• vapour cycle cooling
• bleed air heating
• heat exchangers
• exhaust type heaters
• combustion type heaters
3. Electrical/electronic equipment cooling systems.
4. Cabin pressure fundamentals and components including system safety precautions and functional tests.
5. The various oxygen system fundamentals and component operation including:|
• solid state/chemical oxygen
• liquid oxygen
• gaseous oxygen
1. Fuels - types, properties and additives.
2. Airframe fuel system configurations and component functions including:
20.0 ICE AND RAIN PROTECTION
1. Causes and types of ice formation.
2. Types of ice detection systems.\
3. Anti-ice and de-ice systems and principles of operation including:
• powerplant (air inlets, external sensors, fuel heaters)
• air data gathering devices
• vents and drains
• airframe surfaces
• water/waste systems
4. Rain repellent systems.
21.0 EMERGENCY SYSTEMS
1. The types and operation of emergency lighting systems.
2. The types of elts including Underwater Locating Devices (ULDs).
3. Requirements and procedures for inspecting, installing and testing of elts.
4. Flotation device types, inspection and servicing including personal flotation devices, and airframe flotation devices.
5. Emergency breathing apparatus.
21.1 Fire Protection|
1. Various types of aircraft fire detection systems e.g. spot detectors, continuous loop, infra-red and ultra-violet.
2. Various types of suppression and extinguishing systems and safety precautions including aircraft installed and portable.
The student upon completion of this course will be able to explain the function of the various protection systems onboard and aircraft and identify the components and their location.
Grading System: Percentage
Passing Grade: 70%
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.