Powerplant Maintenance Technician Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students to qualify for the Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

This certificate is designed to prepare students to qualify for the Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which enables the holder to perform 100 hours and annual inspections on aircraft ranging from small aircraft used in general aviation to jets utilized by commercial airlines. The written examinations are administered by the FAA at computer testing centers. The total program requires 1,150 hours of lecture and laboratory.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
AERO 050 General/Calculations and Basic Electricity Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 5
AERO 050L General Laboratory/Calculations and Basic Electricity Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 2
AERO 051 General/Materials and Servicing Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 5
AERO 051L General Laboratory/Materials and Servicing Airframe and Powerplant Technologies 2
AERO 054 Powerplant Maintenance - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 6
AERO 054L Powerplant Maintenance Laboratory - Reciprocating Engine Overhaul 5
AERO 055 Powerplant Maintenance - Accessory Overhaul 6
AERO 055L Powerplant Maintenance Laboratory - Accessory Overhaul 5
 
Total Units 36

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