Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

AET 110 Avionics-General

Lecture: 10 Lab: 15 Clinic: 0 Credits: 15
This course introduces general subjects related to multiple aspects of aircraft construction, maintenance, and repair. Topics include aircraft design, materials, components, manufacturing processes, electrical and electronics, documentation, FAA regulations, flight characteristics, weight and balance, tools, equipment, and ground operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of aircraft structures, operational parameters, avionics, component identification, purpose, and location, FAA regulations and documentation, and repair protocols. 

Pre-requisite(s): Take DRE 098  or ENG 002  (P2 grade) and MAT 003  (P2 grade)
Course is typically offered in Fall.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Identify the aircraft structure, control surfaces on the aircraft, operation, forces exerted and explain how this relates to flight.
  2. Interpret a basic electrical schematics, layout circuits, solder and properly test the circuit board with the required test equipment.
  3. Use the required AC 43.13.1B and Federal Aviation Regulation (FARs) in order to determine the proper paperwork required for a repair station to return an aircraft to service.