Jun 18, 2019  
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AVM 139 - Instruments/Fire Protection-PP

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
The course will cover aircraft instrument systems, engine fire protection systems, and smoke and carbon monoxide detection systems.
Competencies
  1. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and mechanical engine temperature, pressure, and R.P.M. indicating systems
    1. Describe the operating principles and installation practices of temperature indicating systems for aircraft engine instrumentation.
    2. Troubleshoot and repair thermocouple and resistance-ratiometer temperature indicating systems
    3. Explain the purpose, operating principles, and troubleshooting of manifold pressure indicating systems
    4. Inspect, check, troubleshoot and repair the tachometer system.
    5. Explain the purposes, the operating principles, the requirements and applications of engine inlet and outlet temperature indicating systems will be taught.
    6. Explain the purposes, operating principles, and applications of pressure indicating and warning systems used with aircraft engines.
  2. Troubleshoot, service, and repair electrical and mechanical fluid rate-of-flow indicating systems
    1. Describe types of fuel flow indicating systems.
    2. Explain the differences between the mechanical and the electrical types, for both reciprocating and turbine engines
    3. Explain the components of the fuel flow indicating system.
  3. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair engine fire detection and extinguishing systems
    1. Perform the inspection, checking, troubleshooting, and repair of engine fire detection systems
    2. Perform the inspection, checking, troubleshooting, and repair of engine fire extinguishing systems
  4. Inspect, check, and service smoke and carbon monoxide detection systems.
    1. Describe the principles of operation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
    2. Describe operation of two types of carbon monoxide detectors.
  5. Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair aircraft fire detection and extinguishing systems
    1. Inspect, check, troubleshoot, and repair fire detection systems.
    2. Select and operate fire extinguishers.
    3. Check, troubleshoot, and repair aircraft built-in fire extinguishing systems.



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