Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AERO 132 - Powerplant Maintenance I (7)

  • Prerequisite: "C" in AERO 130 and in 131
  • Corequisite: AERO 133

AERO majors only. Fundamentals of piston engine construction and operation and basic powerplant indicating systems; inspect and repair opposed and radial piston engines; perform powerplant inspections; inspect engine indicating systems as specifi ed by Federal Aviation Regulation Part 147.

250 hrs. lect./lab. over 8 weeks

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AERO 132, the student will be able to:

  • Inspect and repair radial engines
  • Overhaul reciprocating engines
  • Inspect, service, troubleshoot, and install reciprocating engines
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical indicating systems
  • Repair electrical components
  • Identify and select lubricants
  • Inspect, check, service and repair lubrication systems and components
  • Overhaul magnetos and ignition harnesses
  • Inspect, service, repair, and troubleshoot ignition systems and components

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