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What will I learn at International AeroTech

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 

GENERAL COURSES:

AMT 101 – Human factors. This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of human factors in the realm of aviation safety with a focus on the role of the maintainer. It presents human factors issues as conditions/ hazards that must be managed. Specific issues such as fatigue management, deviations for approved procedure, situation awareness and the Dirty Dozen are presented.

AMT 102 - Ground Operation and Servicing. An introduction of the student to basic facts and terminology related to the proper and safe ground operation of the aircraft. The student will discuss and demonstrate the principles and techniques of safely starting, moving and securing the aircraft. The student will identify different types of fuel, general fire safety and contaminates as found in the aircraft’s fuel systems.

AMT 103 – Mathematics. This class is designed to reinforce high school level Math skills commonly used and as applied to aircraft maintenance. Identify basic facts, terminology and demonstrate general principles of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and the application of algebraic operations to positive and negative numbers.

AMT 104 – Physics for Aviation. The class will include the principles related to simple machines, including the concepts and mathematical calculation of mechanical work. Also included are formulation of physical matter. Included will be aircraft wing, and how they relate to various designs and the control including the aerodynamic forces acting on aircraft in the realms of subsonic, trans-sonic, and supersonic flight.

AMT 105 - Aircraft Drawings. Is the study of the theory and practical application of aircraft drawing. The topics include identifying symbols to interpret diagram information, interpreting dimensions and tolerances using drawings, making a sketch of repairs/alterations made to an aircraft, and locating specific data using graphs and charts.

AMT 106 – Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics. This course will detail the theories of Direct Current and Alternating Current electrical circuits, and circuit analysis. Introduction of the principles of troubleshooting will be given, as well as how to use common test equipment such as volt/ohmmeters. Solid state and logic circuits will be introduced.

AMT 107 – Aircraft Material Hardware and Processes. An introduction of the student to basic facts and terminology related to the materials and processes used in the construction of aircraft. The student will be able to identify a material, discuss the composition, characteristics, forming processes and construction techniques as found in the aviation industry. The identification of hardware and demonstration of proper application and installation practices will be covered. The student will discuss and demonstrate the principals and techniques of precision measuring tools and different Non- Destructive Testing (NDT) processes.

AMT 108 - Cleaning and Corrosion Control. An introduction of the student to basic facts and terminology related to the proper cleaning and protection of various surfaces and materials as found on and in the aircraft. The student will discuss and demonstrate the principles and techniques used to inspect, identify, remove, treat and for the prevention of corrosion on aircraft. The student will identify different types of corrosion, demonstrate corrosion removal, and perform corrosion prevention treatment.

AMT 109 - Fluid Lines and Fittings. This class will detail fabrication, testing, repair, and installation of various tubing and flexible hose sections, along with their connection fittings, used for various fluid systems for aircraft and engines. The student will discuss and demonstrate the principles and techniques used to identify, inspect, install and repair of rigid and flexible fluid lines and associated hardware and fittings.

AMT 110 - Weight and Balance. Is the study of the theory and practical application of aircraft weight and balance.

Topics include weighting an aircraft, calculating the center of gravity, and revising the weight and balance after equipment changes.

AMT 111 – Inspection Concepts and Techniques. This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of annual inspections, 100 hour inspections, and progressive inspections. This course will also give the student a knowledge and understanding of inspection tools and techniques. The student will be given a knowledge and understanding of NDT testing and Procedures.

AMT 112 – Regulations, Maintenance Forms, Records, and Publications. This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of annual inspections, 100 hour inspections, and progressive inspections. This course will also give the student a knowledge and understanding of inspection tools and techniques. The student will be given a knowledge and understanding of NDT testing and Procedures.

AIRFRAME COURSES

AMT 201 – Metallic Structures This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of aircraft sheet metal repair and fabrication, the use and preparation of fasteners. This course will also give an understanding and knowledge of welding processes and techniques. This class will cover the various aluminum alloy structures, types of structural methods, rivets, forming of parts, heat treatment of metals, bend allowances, and sheet metal tools.

AMT 202 – Non Metallic Structures This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of non-metallic aircraft structures to include wood, fiberglass and other composite materials. The student will have a knowledge and understanding of repairs to wood, fiberglass and other composites, inspection of non-metallic components, fabric covering, inspection and repair processes.

AMT 203 – Rotorcraft Fundamentals This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of rotorcraft aerodynamics and flight controls. The student will gain an understanding and knowledge of maintenance procedures and safety factors when working around rotorcraft.

AMT 204 – Flight Controls This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of aircraft configurations, aircraft flight controls and their functions, stability of aircraft, aircraft rigging and inspection of aircraft. The student will demonstrate the ability to read and execute the techniques described in the maintenance manuals used to inspect, align and rig the flight surfaces and various control mechanisms found on the aircraft.

AMT 206 – Airframe Inspection An introduction of the student to the basics terminology and techniques used during the airframe conformity and air worthiness inspections. The student will demonstrate the ability to read and execute the inspection techniques described in the manufactures service publications and FAA Advisories to determine suitability and air worthiness of the aircraft’s structure, components and systems.

AMT 206 – Landing Gear Systems This class is an introduction to the landing gear, brakes, wheels, and tires, along with their associated systems for retraction and extension. Inspection, checks, servicing, and repair procedures will be detailed.

AMT 207 – Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems This class is an introduction to the components used in, and the proper methods of inspecting, servicing, and repairing of aircraft hydraulic power systems. This class also is an introduction to the components used and the proper methods of inspecting, servicing and repairing aircraft pneumatic power systems.

AMT 208 – Environmental Systems This class is an introduction to the systems used for heating, cooling, and pressurization, as well as for supplementary oxygen. The methods of inspecting, servicing, and repairing the systems will be detailed

AMT 209 – Aircraft Instrument Systems This class is an introduction to, and development of, the concepts of aircraft instrumentation related to the operational environment of aircraft and engines. Included are the pitot- static system, related flight and engine instrumentation, inspections, troubleshooting, and testing procedures.

AMT 210 - Communication and Navigation Systems This class introduces the principles, practices, procedures and operation of basic aircraft communication and navigation systems. This includes instrument approach and landing systems, long range navigation, flight management and guidance, and radar systems, as well as the respective antennas used.

AMT 211 - Aircraft Fuel Systems This class is an introduction to aviation fuels and the systems used to supply fuel to the engines. Fuel dump systems, fuel warning systems, system inspection and repair, fuel transfer and management procedures, as well as pressurized fueling, will be a major focus.

AMT 212 - Aircraft Electrical Systems This class is an overview of the electrical power system generation for aircraft. Included are Batteries, Generators, Alternators, Constant Speed Drives, Integrated Drive Generators, and Auxiliary Power Units and their system components. This class will also cover the various systems and components used to provide electrical power to the aircraft and engines.

AMT 213 - Ice and Rain - Control Systems This class is an introduction to the various methods of ice and rain control used on aircraft. The components used, as well as the actual inspections and repairs of the systems will be detailed and performed.

AMT 214 – Airframe Fire Protection Systems This class is an introduction to the equipment and operating principles of fire detection and extinguishing systems used on board aircraft. This will include engine fire warning and extinguishing, lower cargo fire warning and extinguishing, cargo smoke indications and lavatory/cabin smoke detection systems.

AMT 215 – Water and Waste Systems This class is an introduction to the systems used for the storage and handling of potable water and waste systems aboard aircraft. The methods of inspecting, servicing, and repairing the systems will be detailed.

 

POWERPLANT COURSES

 

 

AMT 301 RECIPROCATING ENGINES -This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of reciprocating engine operation. The student will be able to identify engine types, list the events of the Otto cycle, compute cubic inch displacement and compression ratio, determine valve overlap, cylinder position, calculate indicated horsepower, and brake horsepower.

AMT 302 ENGINE INSPECTION - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft powerplant inspections. The student will be able to evaluate a powerplant for compliance with FAA approved manufacturer data, perform a 100 hour inspection on an engine, and perform a records inspection.

 

AMT 303 TURBINE ENGINES - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of turbine engines. The student will be able to identify the components of a turbine engine, inspect tan/compressor blades for damage, identify causes for performance loss, inspect a combustion liner and describe the airflow and theory of operation.

 

 

AMT 304 ENGINE INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS- This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of reciprocating and turbine engine instruments. The student will be able to identify the components of various engine instrument systems and troubleshoot issues.

AMT 305 ENGINE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of engine fire detection and extinguishing systems.

 

AMT 306 ENGINE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS- This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft engine electrical systems.  

 

AMT 307 ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft engine lubrication systems.

 

AMT 308 IGNITION AND STARTING SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft engine ignition and starting systems.

 

AMT 309 ENGINE FUEL AND FUEL METERING SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft engine fuel and fuel metering systems.

 

AMT 310 RECIPROCATING ENGINE INDUCTION AND COOLING SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft reciprocating engine induction and cooling systems.

 

AMT 311 TURBINE ENGINE AIR SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of turbine engine air systems.

AMT 312 ENGINE EXHAUST AND REVERSER SYSTEMS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft engine exhaust and reverser systems.

 

AMT 313 PROPELLERS - This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the theory and practical application of aircraft propellers and pitch change mechanisms.

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