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Trade & Industrial Education
TI01709
Aviation Secondary Electrical Electives
102.00
Includes the following courses: Aircraft Welding (30 hrs.), Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems (30 hrs.), and Instruments & Communication/Navigation Systems. This series of courses has already approved in Metro Tech's adult AMT career majors. They will be subject to change from year to year.
pete.lee@metrotech.edu or jackie.fowler@metrotech.edu
Aviation Welding
1. Solder stainless steel. (Level 1) C.I.E.18
a. Describe procedures for soldering stainless steel.
2. Solder, braze, gas-weld, and arc-weld steel. (Level 2) C.I.E.20
a. Identify and follow safe practices when using welding equipment.
b. Differentiate between spot welding and seam welding.
c. Describe the characteristics, uses, and procedures for oxyacetylene welding, shielded metal
arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and tungsten inert gas welding.
d. Identify gas welding and cutting equipment.
e. Describe types of welding flames and their uses.
f. Determine size of tip and filler rod to be used in oxyacetylene welding.
g. Describe brazing welding processes.
h. Differentiate between soft soldering and hard soldering.
i. Identify structural defects that can be repaired by welding.
3. Inspect and check welds. (Level 3) B.E.18
a. Describe types of welded joints.
b. Describe the characteristics of a properly welded joint.
4. Weld aluminum and stainless steel. (Level 1) C.I.E.21
a. Describe problems concerning brazing aluminum.
b. Describe procedures for welding aluminum.
c. Describe procedures for welding stainless steel.
d. Describe the problems concerning gas welding aluminum.
5. Weld magnesium and titanium. (Level 1) C.I.E.17
a. Describe procedures for welding magnesium and titanium.
b. Describe the problems concerning gas welding magnesium and titanium.
6. Fabricate tubular structures. (Level 1) C.I.E.19
a. Describe procedures for fabricating tubular structures.

Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
1. Inspect, check, troubleshoot, service and repair oxygen systems. (Level 2) C.II.C.35
a. Describe the effects of oxygen deprivation on the human respiration and circulation system.
b. Describe oxygen systems and components.
2. Inspect, check, troubleshoot, service, and repair heating, cooling, air conditioning,
pressurization systems, and air cycle machines. (Level 1) C.II.C.33
a. Describe aircraft pressurization systems and components.
b. Identify pressurization system inspection and servicing procedures.
c. Describe combustion heater protective devices and control systems.
d. Identify heating system inspection and servicing procedures.
e. Differentiate between air-cycle and vapor-cycle air conditioning systems.
f. Identify the components of a vapor- cycle air conditioning system.
g. Identify air conditioning system and air-cycle machine inspection and servicing procedures.
h. Identify air conditioning servicing equipment.

Instrument & Communication/Navigation Systems
1. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair electronic flight instrument systems and both
mechanical and electrical heading, speed, altitude, temperature, pressure, and position
indicating systems to include the use of built-in test equipment. (Level 1) C.II.D.36
a. Compare the principles of absolute pressure, gauge pressure, and differential pressure.
b. Describe the operation and construction of the bourdon tube mechanisms.
c. Describe the operation and construction of the bellows type mechanisms.
d. Describe the operation of altimeters.
e. Describe the operation of air speed indicators.
f. Describe the operation of temperature measuring instruments.
g. Describe the operation of accelerometers, tachometers, and syncroscopes.
h. Describe the operation of heading indicator, attitude indicator, and turn indicator.
i. Describe the operation of magnetic compass, remote indicating compass, and slaved-gyro
compass.
j. Explain the effects of magnetic deviation on compass systems.
k. Describe the operation of vacuum and venturi systems and components.
l. Describe the operation of pitot-static system.
m. Describe the operation of fuel quantity indicating systems.
n. Describe the operation of fuel monitoring systems.
o. Describe the operation of electronic attitude directional indicator (ADI).
p. Describe the operation of horizontal situation indicator (HSI).
q. Describe the operation of electronic systems monitoring displays.
r. Describe the operation of auxiliary instruments (outside temperature and clock).
2. Install instruments and perform a static pressure system leak test. (Level 2) C.II.D.37
a. Describe instrument panel construction, layout, and mounting.
b. Explain the operation of the pitot-static tester.
3. Inspect, check, and service aircraft electronic communication and navigation systems,
including VHF passenger address interphones and static discharge devices, aircraft VOR, ILS,
LORAN, radar beacon transponders, flight management computers, and GPWS. (Level 1)
C.II.E.39
a. Differentiate between AM and FM radio waves.
b. Identify radio navigation systems and indicators.
c. Explain the procedures for inspecting, checking, and servicing aircraft electronic
communication and navigation systems, including VHF passenger address interphones and
static discharge devices, aircraft VOR, ILS, LORAN, Radar beacon transponders, flight
management computers, and GPWS.
4. Inspect and repair antenna and electronic equipment installations. (Level 2) C.II.E.40
a. Describe installation methods for electronic equipment.
b. Describe installation methods for antenna.
c. Explain the procedures for inspecting and repairing antenna and electronic equipment
installations.
5. Inspect, check, and troubleshoot autopilot, servos and approach coupling systems. (Level 1)
C.II.38
a. Identify the components of the autopilot and describe their functions.
b. Explain the procedures for inspecting, checking, and troubleshooting autopilot, servos, and
approach coupling systems.
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