Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

AERO 136 - Powerplant Maintenance III (7)

  • Prerequisite: "C" in AERO 130 and in 131 and in 132 and in 134
  • Corequisite: AERO 137

AERO majors only. Theory and operation of engine fi re detection and control systems, theory of operation and construction of aircraft propellers and related components; inspect and repair engine exhaust and cooling systems, repair and balance propellers as specified in Federal Aviation Regulation Part 147.

250 hrs. lect./lab. over 8 weeks

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of AERO 136, the student will be able to:

  • Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair fire detection and extinguishing systems
  • Install, check, and service electrical wiring, controls, and components
  • Repair cooling systems and components
  • Repair exhaust systems and components
  • Troubleshoot and repair thrust reverser systems and components
  • Inspect and service propeller synchronizing and ice control systems
  • Identify and select propeller lubricants
  • Balance propellers
  • Repair propeller control and governing systems
  • Install, troubleshoot, and remove propellers
  • Repair aluminum propeller blades
  • Inspect and troubleshoot unducted fan systems
  • Inspect, check, service, and troubleshoot turbine driven auxiliary power units.

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