Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]
THIS COURSE IS OFFERED RESIDENTIALLY ONLY
This course is designed to develop the student’s skills in the proper use of basic aircraft mechanic’s hand tools and measuring devices, aircraft hardware, safety methods, and materials used in aircraft maintenance and repair. Various methods of nondestructive testing will be learned and applied to practical situations, including liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, ultrasound and radiography. The student will understand the privileges, limitations, and regulations provided by the FAA Code of Federal Regulations pertinent to aircraft maintenance technicians. Emphasis will be placed on the selection and use of FAA and manufacturers’ aircraft maintenance specifications, data sheets, manuals, and publications; as well as proper logbook and maintenance entries and record keeping.
Due to FAA requirements, the student must submit an AMTS Application through the School of Aeronautics prior to enrollment.
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