46-310 Aircraft Reciprocating Engines

This course in the construction and operation of all types of reciprocating engines includes study of engine nomenclature, operating principles, horsepower, calculations, engine efficiencies and cylinder arrangement, as well as methods of disassembly, cleaning, inspection, magnaflux, repairs and assembly and regulations pertaining to repair and overhaul procedures. 105 contact hours (45 lecture/60 lab). Meets requirements of 14 CFR 147.


46-320 Aircraft Systems

Students learn about hydraulic systems, air-conditioning, pressurization, fire detection, fire fighting systems, rain control and pneumatic systems. 150 contact hours (60 lecture/90 lab). Meets requirements of 14 CFR 147.


46-330 Aircraft Engine Accessories

Aircraft Fuel systems, float type carburetors, pressure injection carburetors, direct injection systems, water injection, jet engine fuel controls, types of ignition systems, magneto theory, magneto timing, spark plugs and use of the engine analyzer are covered. 180 contact hours (90 lecture/90 lab). Meets requirements of 14 CFR 147.


46-340 Composite Material Fabrication and Repair

A study of the various types of composites used on aircraft, part of this course includes vacuum bag manufacturing and repair of a honeycomb panel by each student in the laboratory. 45 contact hours (45 combined lecture/lab).


46-351 Avionics II

A sequel to Avionics I, this course continues the study of the principles and approved installation procedures for aircraft radio communication, navigation equipment and related topics. Subjects covered include advanced navigation aids, such as RNAV, LORAN, GPS, RADAR, and auto pilots. 30 contact hours (30 combined lecture/lab).



46-120, 46-200, and 46-251 or consent of instructor.