The course will provdie exposre and understanding of the various flight deck instruments and tools used when maintaining and operating piston engines.
Hours: 36 (Lecture Hours: 36)
Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technican 2
2.0 HAND TOOLS/PRECISION INSTRUMENTS
1. Tasks utilizing the proper selection and use of hand and power tools\
CAR 566 Appendix C Part 2
11.3 Component Parts of a Reciprocating Engine Assembly
1. The purpose of parts including the following:
• connecting rods
• accessory/propeller gearing
• valves and valve train
11.6 Installing, Testing, Troubleshooting Engines
1. Run-in procedures including testing and troubleshooting.
2. The purpose and procedure for engine inhibiting.
The operation and use of Engine Instruments Both Analog and Digital
The function of Engine warming systems
The Various types of starting systems on reciprocating engines
Components of the starting systems on reciprocating engines
The Maintenance practices for reciprocating engines starting systems
The short and long term storage principles of reciprocating engines, along with shipping practices
CAR Appendix C Part 2
22.4 Aircraft Instrumentation
7. Electrical flight instruments.
8. Engine electrical indicating instruments.
9. Engine instrument installation and marking.
10. Testing of engine electrical indicating instruments.
11. Systems that employ electrical indicating instruments.
12. Maintenance of systems electrical indicating instruments.
13. The types of instruments using direct drive linkages.
14. Installation of direct linkage and drive mechanisms.
15. Servicing of pitot/static instruments.
The student upon completion of this course will be able to explain and describe the tooling and testing procedures required when assembling piston engines along with maintenance practices.
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.