Aviation powerplant mechanics are limited in the types of repairs and alteration they are allowed to perform to propellers and their systems. This class focuses on theory and those repairs allowed by the FAA. Subject areas include propeller and governor theory, turboprop operation, balancing, repair, and adjustment. The student practices blade repair, governor adjustment, prop de-ice testing, and troubleshooting, as well as prop removal and re-installation.
School of Professional Studies and Management
1 hour of lecture, 0.5 hour of lab per week
- Complete all prerequisites with a grade of B or better