The course covers aircraft and powerplant fundamentals, as well as the range of theoretical knowledge required within the professional aviation maintenance workplace. Within the institution’s classroom and hangar environment, the student engages in a fast-paced, hands-on instruction on FAA-specific content, including airframe types, nomenclature, aerodynamics, and the full range of airframe technology. They also learn the types of powerplants used on aircraft, nomenclature associated with these powerplants, major components, and operating cycles. Reciprocating, turbine, and unducted fan type engines are covered.
In addition to subjects taught in the lab and classroom, there is an interactive video portion to this course. This type of training experience is one of a kind that combines personalized, adaptive learning and predictive analytics to help the aviation maintenance technician prepare for the high-stakes test in the most convenient, effective and efficient way possible. This course covers everything a technician needs to know to pass the General, Airframe and Powerplant written tests. Learners can master material in discrete five-to seven-minute lessons. The course features 97 animated videos that explain complex theories, as well as real world test problems. Learners also have access to more than 1000 practice activities to help them get acquainted and comfortable with the test environment.