Aviation Technology (AVI)

AVI 103. Structural Materials and Corrosion Control. 2 Credit Hours.

In this course, students learn materials identification, metalworking and fabrication processes. They also learn nondestructive testing procedures, corrosion treatment and prevention. The general curriculum subjects in this course and required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 147, Appendix B, are Materials and Processing, and Cleaning and Corrosion Control. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.

AVI 135. Propeller Systems. 3 Credit Hours.

The development and application of fixed-pitch through constant speed propellers is presented in this course. Students inspect, replace, service or repair propellers, their accessories or auxiliary systems. The use of maintenance publications and appropriate documentation of maintenance activities will be emphasized. The power plant curriculum subject include in this course and required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 147, Appendix D is Propellers. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: AVI 101 and Reading Proficiency.

AVI 136. Power Plant Fuel and Fire Protection Systems. 3 Credit Hours.

Students learn about aircraft fuel, engine fuel systems and components, and fuel metering devices. Carburetors and injection systems are covered along with fuel systems, fire protection systems, pumps valves, filters and metering units. The power plant curriculum subjects included in the course and required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 147, Appendix D are Fuel Metering Systems, Engine Fuel Systems and Engine Fire Protection Systems. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: AVI 101 and Reading Proficiency.

AVI 137. Turbine Engines. 4 Credit Hours.

Theory and application of various types of turbine engines are provided in this course. Course material includes removal, replacement, installation, inspection, overhaul, repair and adjustment of turbine engines. The power plant curriculum subjects included in this course and required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 147, Appendix D, are Turbine Engines, Auxiliary Power Systems and Unducted Fans. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: AVI 101 and Reading Proficiency.

AVI 138. Power Plant Inspections. 1 Credit Hour.

This course requires students use skills developed in the power plant courses to inspect turbine or reciprocating engines, propellers, engine accessories and auxiliary systems. Students will use extensive research of maintenance publications and effective documentation of inspection activities. The power plant curriculum subject included in this course and required by Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 147, Appendix D, is Engine Inspection. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: AVI 131 and Reading Proficiency.