The student when having completed this portion of the program will be able to describe and apply the operations of an aircraft maintenance organization. The skills practiced and demonstrated will allow them to be employed in the field of Aircraft maintenance with a fundamental skillset, and equally important is the correct mindset so as to avoid human error in work practices.
Hours: 439 (Other Contact Hours: 455)
Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technican 3
566.13 Training Standards Common to all Training Programs
Upon graduation from all approved basic training programs, the student will be able to:
(i) Occupational Health and Safety practices.
(ii) the Canadian Aviation Regulations applicable to an AME.
(iii) acceptable industry standard practices.
(i) the installation and securing of fasteners and connectors.
(iii) to completion an applicable inspection for the purpose of certification.
(iv) a maintenance release including:
(A) technical records entries;
(B) certification forms;
(C) weight and balance reports, and
(D) other related documentation.
(v) tasks utilizing and interpreting technical information systems.
(i) servicing procedures on fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
(ii) tasks utilizing minimum equipment lists, configuration deviation lists, and built-in test equipment programs.
(iii) scheduled and unscheduled inspections.
(c) Test, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, remove and replace:
(i) communication systems.
(ii) navigation systems.
(iii) electrical and lighting systems.
(iv) instrumentation systems.
(v) aircraft electrical and electronic integrated systems.
Upon graduation the student will be able to:
(i) effective corrosion control and repair for aircraft structures.
(ii) tasks utilizing the tools and equipment applicable to the maintenance of aircraft structures.
(c) Assemble, install and repair:
(i) transparencies including but not limited to windscreens, windows, lenses that form part of the aircraft structure.
CAR Appendix C Part 2
4.0 AIRCRAFT SERVICING
7. A fuel contamination check.
8. Tire servicing and inflation.
10. Servicing of lubrication, fuel, oil and hydraulic systems.
11. Standard ground handling practices.
9. Servicing of Aircraft main batteries
12. Jacking of an Aircraft
6.3 Fixed Wing Controls and Rigging
8. Inspection of cable and control rod type flight control system.
9. Rigging of cable operated primary flight control system
6.4 Rotary Wing Controls and Rigging
13. Alignment and static balance procedures for a semi-rigid rotor head.
14. Tracking and dynamic balance of a main and tail rotor system using a simulator
15. The testing, troubleshooting, repair, adjustment, removal and replacement of dynamic components
12.2 Fuel and Control
2. Fuel nozzle inspection, servicing, testing and safety precautions
3. Ignition systems servicing and inspection procedures
5. The inspection and servicing of an electrical turbine engine starter.
9. Procedures for calculating engine cycle counts.
10. A hot section inspection.
11. A simulation of a power check including calculating engine performance from manufacturer’s performance charts and interpret data to determine faults such as:
• faulty indication
• compressor defect
• turbine defect
• fuel nozzle contamination
• air leaks
• excessive bleed air
• rigging faults
12. Engine ground run (students must be involved in live engine operation).
14.0 HYDRAULIC and PNEUMATIC POWER
5. Operation, inspection and testing of a hydraulic system
6. Servicing of a high pressure accumulator.
16.0 AIRCRAFT PLUMBING
2. Assembly, installation, inspection and testing of hose and rigid tube assemblies.
17.0 LANDING GEAR
11. Disassembly, reassembly and servicing of an oleo.
12. Removal, disassembly, visual inspection, reassembly, servicing and installation, of wheels, tubes and tires.
13. A retractable landing gear inspection including a gear swing and functional check.
14. Basic brake system inspection and servicing.
15. Installation and rigging check of floats or skis.
18.0 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS
6. The inspection and servicing of environmental control systems including:
• heating systems including exhaust type heaters and combustion heaters
• oxygen storage systems utilizing standard handling and safety procedures
3. Fuel system maintenance and safety precautions
20.0 ICE AND RAIN PROTECTION
5. Operation, inspection and testing of an ice protection system.
21.0 EMERGENCY SYSTEMS
3. Fire detection system inspection and operational test.
22.4 Aircraft Instrumentation
32. A functional check of a pitot/static system.
33. Draining of a pitot/static system.
34. Inspections of instruments for correct installation and markings.
35. A functional check on a liquid pressure instrument system.
36. A check of aircraft instruments for correct function.
37. A functional test of an exhaust gas temperature system employing suitable testing.
38. Packaging of an instrument for shipping.
39. A functional check of a fuel quantity indication system.
40. A simulated compass swing.
22.6 Data Bus and Logic
17. Determination of correct digital output, given a logic diagram with digital inputs.
18. Conversion between various numbering systems.
22.7 Auto Flight Systems
2. Inspection and operation check of an auto-pilot system.
23.0 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
6. A weight and balance procedure on an aircraft, including associated documentation.
7. Completion of documentation for maintenance records including:
8. Computerized information input and retrieval.
• technical records
• defect lists
• technical reports
• service difficulty reporting
9. A typical rotorcraft and fixed wing maintenance schedule (e.g. 100 hour or annual inspection
10. Tasks utilizing Minimum Equipment Lists, Configuration Deviation Lists and Built-In Test Equipment (Bite) programs
AMO creation and Audit
Cyclic and Collective rigging
Tail rotor rigging
Control cable installation\
Fixed wing scheduled inspection
Rotary Wing scheduled inspection
Jacking Aircraft Project
Landing Gear Change
Brakes and Tires project
Oleo Change and servicing Project
Turbine Engine Change and run up
Rotor head align and static balance
Tail Rotor strike inspection
Dynamic Balance of propeller or driveshaft tail rotor
Battery Charging project
Inventory and stores functions
NAV and COM systems
Auto Pilot Systems project
Fire Detection Projects
Inverter function check project
Oxygen systems project
The student upon completion of this course will understand the operation of an aircraft maintenance organization, apply daily maintenance tasks, apply technical data and its storage, apply tooling and parts practices, apply safety practices, apply trouble shooting methods, apply best practices on various aircraft systems and document according to applicable legislation.
Grading System: Pass/Fail
Passing Grade: Pass
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.