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Trade & Industrial Education
Aircraft Electrical Systems
This course prepares students to repair and inspect aircraft electrical system components. Students will apply basic electrical theory to aircraft specific components and systems.
H.L. Baird

-Repair and inspect aircraft electrical system components, crimp and splice wiring to manufacturers' specifications and repair pins and sockets of aircraft connectors

-Install, check, and service airframe electrical wiring, controls, switches, indicators, and protective devices

-Inspect, check, troubleshoot, service, and repair alternating and direct current electrical systems

-Inspect, check, and troubleshoot constant speed and integrated speed drive generators

Written and practical evaluations will be performed at the Part 147 AMTS. Upon successful completion of the AMTS requirements, students will have the opportunity to test with the FAA for licensure certification.

This course aligns with FAA Part 147 certified Aviation Maintenance Technician School (AMTS) curriculum requirements. Teaching of this course by any entity other than a FAA 147 certified AMTS does not constitute FAA certification. Furthermore, each AMTS must have its curriculum approved by the FAA in its entirety, identifying the hours of instruction, order of instruction, subjects prescribed by Part 147, practical application projects, scheduling of tests, grading criteria, and makeup provisions.

Dale Crane, Dictionary of Aviation Terms, Aviation Supplies and Academics, 1997

FAA, A & P Technician, Airframe, Text Book/Work Book, Jeppesen, Sanders, Inc. 2000

FAA, FAR Handbook for Aviation Maintenance Technicians, Jeppesen, Sanders, Inc. 2001

FAA, Standards for Aviation Maintenance Hanbook, Jeppesen, Sanders, Inc. 1985
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