Aircraft Maintenance Technology (AIRM)

AIRM 65A  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 376

Theory and overhaul of aircraft reciprocating and turbine powerplants. Approved and required for the FAA powerplant certification and Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623270AIRM:65ATWR7:30am - 9:35amD. Yost; D. Wade28B-209
TWR9:40am - 12:00pmD. Yost; D. Wade28A-102
TWR12:40pm - 3:40pmD. Yost; D. Wade28A-102
F7:30am - 11:30amD. Yost; D. Wade28A-102

AIRM 65B  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Reciprocating & Turbine

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 376
Prerequisite: AIRM 65A or (AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B and AIRM 96A and AIRM 96B)

Reciprocating and turbine engine systems and components. Approved and required for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) powerplant certification and Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 66A  Aircraft Airframe Maintenance Structures

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 376

This course is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration FAA and required for all Aircraft Powerplant and Airframe Maintenance Technology majors. Topics span aerodynamics, design theory, construction, inspection, maintenance, repair and alteration of aircraft airframe structures.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623271AIRM:66ATWR7:30am - 9:35amB. Strope; V. Tram28B-207
TWR9:40am - 12:00pmB. Strope; V. Tram28A-102
TWR12:40pm - 3:40pmB. Strope; V. Tram28A-102
F7:30am - 11:30amB. Strope; V. Tram28A-102

AIRM 66B  Airframe Maintenance Technology

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 376
Prerequisite: AIRM 66A OR (AIRM 90A and AIRM 90B and AIRM 91A and AIRM 91B)

Airframe systems and components. Approved and required for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required airframe certification and the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 70A  Aircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: AIRM 71

Electrical theory, series and parallel circuits, batteries, and electrical measuring instruments. Required for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623272AIRM:70AM7:30am - 9:50amV. Tram28B-207
M9:55am - 12:00pmV. Tram28B-410
M1:00pm - 2:55pmV. Tram28B-410

AIRM 70B  Aircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: AIRM 70A and AIRM 71

Principles of alternating current electricity with emphasis on components and circuits. Required for FAA certification.

AIRM 71  Aviation Maintenance Science

6 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 108   

Federal aviation regulations, interpretation of aircraft drawings, basic physics, technical mathematics, and aircraft weight and balance computations. FAA approved course required of all aircraft powerplant and airframe maintenance technology majors.

AIRM 72  Aircraft Materials and Processes

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 36
Advisory: AIRM 71 AND AIRM 73

Part 147 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved course covering aviation materials, non-destructive testing, basic heat-treating and machining.

AIRM 73  Aircraft Welding

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 36
Advisory: AIRM 71 or AIRM 72

Theory and techniques of gas and inert gas welding used in aircraft construction and repair. Required for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) airframe and powerplant certification.

AIRM 74  Aircraft Maintenance Technology - Work Experience

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 120-150
Prerequisite: AIRM 65A and AIRM 65B or AIRM 66A and AIRM 66B

Combines aircraft maintenance experience in addition to classroom instruction for college credit. Two units of credit will be earned as a result of 120 unpaid or 150 paid work hours. The employer/evaluator will have the student perform aircraft maintenance work under direct supervision at a maintenance facility.

AIRM 80  Laboratory Studies in Aircraft Maintenance Technology

0.5-1 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 27-54

Additional lab instruction for students lacking Fedaral Aviation Authority (FAA) mandated hours to complete a training certificate, required remediation of program modules or laboratory assignments.

AIRM 90A  Airframe Maintenance Technology

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: AIRM 70A, AIRM 70B, AIRM 71, AIRM 72, AIRM 73

A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved course covering aircraft flight, flight control and construction methods and procedures

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623625AIRM:90ATW5:30pm - 9:45pmM. Delgado; D. Wade28B-209
TW9:50pm - 10:30pmM. Delgado; D. Wade28A-102
MRF5:30pm - 10:30pmM. Delgado; D. Wade28A-102

AIRM 90B  Airframe Maintenance Technology: Structure and Design

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: AIRM 90A or AIRM 66B

Aircraft structural designs, station numbers, aviation nomenclature and definitions. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623626AIRM:90BTW5:30pm - 9:45pmM. Delgado; D. Wade28B-209
TW9:50pm - 10:30pmM. Delgado; D. Wade28A-102
MRF5:30pm - 10:30pmM. Delgado; D. Wade28A-102

AIRM 91A  Airframe Maintenance Technology

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM90A and AIRM 90B) or AIRM 66B

Aircraft wood structures, coverings, finishes, and maintenance. Approved by the FAA and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623627AIRM:91ATW5:30pm - 9:45pmJ. Urchasko; M. Felix28B-209
TW9:50pm - 10:30pmJ. Urchasko; M. Felix28A-102
MRF5:30pm - 10:30pmJ. Urchasko; M. Felix28A-102

AIRM 91B  Airframe Maintenance Technology: Aluminum Repair

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 90A and AIRM 90B and AIRM 91A) or AIRM 66

Metals and composite materials used in aircraft construction, maintenance, and repair. Approved by the FAA and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623628AIRM:91BMRF5:30pm - 10:30pmJ. Urchasko; M. Felix28A-102
TW5:30pm - 9:45pmJ. Urchasko; M. Felix28B-209
TW9:50pm - 10:30pmJ. Urchasko; M. Felix28A-102

AIRM 92A  Airframe Maintenance Technology: Hydraulics & Pneu

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 90A and AIRM 90B and AIRM 91A and AIRM 91B) or AIRM 66A

Aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic power systems, landing gear and wheel and brake systems. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Power Plant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 92B  Airframe Maintenance Systems 2

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: AIRM 92A or AIRM 66A

Aircraft warning systems, aircraft instrument systems and aircraft fuel storage and transfer systems. Approved by the FAA and required for the Aircraft Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 93A  Airframe Maintenance Technology: Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 92A and AIRM 92B) or AIRM 66A

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) approved course covering aircraft cabin heating and cooling, communication and navigation systems, and ice and rain control systems in small and large aircraft.

AIRM 93B  Airframe Maintenance Technology: Fire Suppression

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 92A and AIRM 92B and AIRM 93A) or AIRM 66A

Aircraft fire detection and suppression systems. Aircraft inspection requirements and procedures. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 95A  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: AIRM 70A, AIRM 70B, AIRM 71,AIRM 72, AIRM 73

FAA approved course covering piston powerplant theory. Includes calculations and construction methods.

AIRM 95B  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Reciprocating Engines

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: AIRM 95A or AIRM 65B

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved course covering piston engine overhaul, inspection, and troubleshooting procedures.

AIRM 96A  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Turbine Engines

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B) or AIRM 65B

Aircraft turbine engine history, construction, thrust formulas and turbine engine types. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology Major. Required for FAA certification.

AIRM 96B  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Propellers

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B and AIRM 96A) or AIRM 65B

Propeller theory, nomenclature, application, constant speed devices, and propeller controls. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology Major. Required for FAA certification.

AIRM 97A  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Instrumentation

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B and AIRM 96A and AIRM96B) or AIRM 65B

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) approved course covering instrumentation and smoke and fire detection/suppression systems used in small and large aircraft. Includes engine starting systems and electrical power generating devices.

AIRM 97B  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Fuel Meter Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: AIRM 97A or AIRM 65A

Reciprocating engine and turbine engine fuels, fuel metering devices, and system operation. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 98A  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Ignition Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 97A and AIRM 97B) or AIRM 65A

Reciprocating and turbine engine ignition system theory and maintenance. Approved by the FAA and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 98B  Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology: Lubricating Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: (AIRM 97A and AIRM 97B and AIRM 98A) or AIRM 65A

Reciprocating and turbine engine lubricants and lubricating systems. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

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