Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AERO 135 - Airframe Maintenance II (7)

  • Prerequisite: "C" in AERO 130 and in 131 and in 133
  • Corequisite: AERO 134

AERO majors only. Principles of construction of aircraft wooden structures and repair of aircraft synthetic material; principles of rigging fixed and rotary winged aircraft; application of aircraft covering material, aircraft painting, rig rotary and fixed winged aircraft as specified by Federal Aviation Regulation Part 147.

250 hrs. lect./lab. over 8 weeks

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AERO 135, the student will be able to:

  • Service, repair, and inspect wood structures
  • Inspect, test, and repair fabric, fiberglass, plastics, honeycomb, composite, and laminated structures
  • Inspect, check, service, and repair windows, doors, and furnishings
  • Rig rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft
  • Check alignment of structures
  • Assemble, balance, rig, and inspect primary and secondary flight control surfaces
  • Jack aircraft
  • Perform conformity and airworthiness inspections
  • Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair electronic and mechanical flight instruments
  • Install and perform tests of static pressure instrumentation

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