Aircraft Maintenance Technology (AIRM)

AIRM 65A  Aircraft Powerplant Theory

13-13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 378
Advisory: AIRM 71

Theory and overhaul of aircraft reciprocating and turbine powerplants. Approved and required for the FAA powerplant certification.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201821400AIRM:65ATWR12:00pm - 3:30pmD. Yost; D. Wade28A-102
TWR7:30am - 9:35amD. Yost; D. Wade28B-108
TWR9:45am - 12:00pmD. Yost; D. Wade28A-102
F7:30am - 11:35amD. Yost; D. Wade28A-102

AIRM 65B  Aircraft Powerplant Systems

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 378
Prerequisite: AIRM 65A
Advisory: AIRM 71

Reciprocating and turbine engine systems and components. Approved and required for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) powerplant certification.

AIRM 66A  Aircraft Airframe Maintenance Structures

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 378

This course is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration and meets requirements for for all Aircraft Powerplant and Airframe Maintenance Technology majors. Structure topics span nomenclature and aerodynamics, set back and bend allowance, riveting, wood, fabric, paint, repairing aluminum, plastics, composites, rigging, and periodic inspections.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201821401AIRM:66ATWR7:30am - 9:35amB. Strope; V. Tram28B-104
TWR9:45am - 12:00pmB. Strope; V. Tram28A-102
TWR12:00pm - 3:30pmB. Strope; V. Tram28A-102
F7:30am - 11:35amB. Strope; V. Tram28A-102

AIRM 66B  Aircraft Airframe Maintenance Systems

13 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 108   Lab: 378

Airframe systems in hydraulics, landing gear, pneumatics, pressurization, instruments, fuel, fire, communication, navigation, autopilots, and RADAR. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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 201821402AIRM:70AM7:00am - 9:15amV. Tram28B-104
M9:25am - 11:30amV. Tram28B-410
M12:30pm - 2:20pmV. Tram28B-410

AIRM 70B  Aircraft Maintenance Electricity and Electronics

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: AIRM 70A
Advisory: 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. Federal Aviation Administration (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

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 30-150
Prerequisite: Compliance with work experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog.

Combines aircraft maintenance experience in addition to classroom instruction for college credit. Two units of credit will be earned as a result of 150 unpaid or 120 paid work hours. The employer and 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 Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) mandated hours to complete a training certificate, required remediation of program modules or laboratory assignments.

AIRM 90A  Airframe Theory

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Advisory: AIRM 70A or AIRM 70B or AIRM 71 or AIRM 72 or AIRM 73

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

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201821596AIRM:90AM5:30pm - 10:35pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28B-108
T5:30pm - 8:00pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28B-108
T8:05pm - 10:40pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28A-102
WRF5:30pm - 10:35pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28A-102

AIRM 90B  Airframe Wood, Fabric, and Paint

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 90A

Aircraft structural designs, wood structures, fabric covering, and aircraft finishes. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201821597AIRM:90BM5:30pm - 10:35pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28B-108
T5:30pm - 8:00pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28B-108
T8:05pm - 10:40pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28A-102
WRF5:30pm - 10:35pmM. Felix; J. Ortiz28A-102

AIRM 91A  Airframe Aluminum Repair and Plastics

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 90A and AIRM 90B

Aircraft structural repair of aluminum and aircraft plastics. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201821598AIRM:91AM5:30pm - 10:35pmC. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28B-108
T5:30pm - 8:00pmC. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28B-108
T8:05pm - 10:40pmC. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28A-102
WRF5:30pm - 10:35pmC. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28A-102

AIRM 91B  Airframe Composites, Rigging, and Inspection

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 90A and AIRM 90B and AIRM 91A

Composite materials used in aircraft construction, rigging, and inspection. Approved by the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201821599AIRM:91BM5:30pm - 10:35pmM. Felix; C. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28B-108
T5:30pm - 8:00pmM. Felix; C. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28B-108
T8:05pm - 10:40pmM. Felix; C. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28A-102
WRF5:30pm - 10:35pmM. Felix; C. Ohshita; R. Vasquez28A-102

AIRM 92A  Airframe Hydraulics and Pneumatics

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 90A and AIRM 90B and AIRM 91A and AIRM 91B

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 Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 92B  Airframe Fuel and Environmental Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 92A

Aircraft environmental systems, instrument systems, and fuel systems. Approved by the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) and required for the Aircraft Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 93A  Airframe Warning and Fire Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 92A and AIRM 92B

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  Aircraft Communication, Navigation, Radar, and Autopilot Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 92A and AIRM 92B and AIRM 93A

Aircraft navigation and communication systems, radar systems, and autopilot systems. Course approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and required for the Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology major.

AIRM 95A  Aircraft Powerplant Theory

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Advisory: AIRM 70A and AIRM 70B and AIRM 71 and AIRM 72 and AIRM 73

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved course covering piston powerplant theory. Includes calculations and construction methods.

AIRM 95B  Aircraft Powerplant Inspection and Maintenance

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 95A

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

AIRM 96A  Aircraft Turbine Engines

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B

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 Propellers

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B and AIRM 96A

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 Power Plant Instrumentation

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 95A and AIRM 95B and AIRM 96A and AIRM 96B

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved course covering instrumentation, fire and smoke detection, and fire suppression systems used in small and large aircraft.

AIRM 97B  Aircraft Powerplant Fuel Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 97A

Reciprocating engine and turbine engine fuels, fuel metering devices, and system operation. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).�

AIRM 98A  Aircraft Power Plant Ignition Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 97A and AIRM 97B

Reciprocating and turbine engine ignition system theory and maintenance. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

AIRM 98B  Aircraft Power Plant Lubricating Systems

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 81
Prerequisite: AIRM 97A and AIRM 97B and AIRM 98A

Reciprocating and turbine engine lubricants and lubricating systems. Approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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