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Aviation and Aerospace Technical Schools

George T. Baker Aviation School

AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN

This program prepares students for employment as an aircraft mechanic. Students who complete the Airframe and/or Powerplant Technician Program(s) are eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration written and the oral and practical examinations to become a certificated Airframe or Powerplant Technician. High school students may complete the second program as an adult student. The school is certificated by the FAA under Certificate #CT9T072R.

General The General curriculum is a one-year prerequisite for both the Airframe Technician and/or Powerplant Technician Program.
Airframe The Airframe Technician Program is a two-year program consisting of an in-depth study of aircraft structures and systems.
Powerplant The Powerplant Technician Program is a two-year program consisting of an in-depth study of Powerplant theory and maintenance of aircraft engine operations and systems.
Target Group 10th, 11th, and 12th Grade Students
Credit Nine Elective Credits (three year program)


Course Curriculum

General Airframe Powerplant
Math
Weight and Balance
Materials and Processes
Aircraft Drawing
Ground Handling
Basic Electricity
Physics
Maintenance Forms and Records
Maintenance Publications
Mechanics, Privileges, and Limitations
Nondestructive Testing
Hand Tools
Fluid Lines and Fittings
Corrosion Control
Flight Theory
Assembly and Rigging
Wood Structures
Aircraft Covering
Aircraft Finishes
Aircraft Inspection
Sheetmetal
Composites
Welding
Hydraulic and Pneumatics
Landing Gear
Communication and Navigation
Fire Protection
Fuel Systems
Instrument Systems
Airframe Electrical
Position and Warning
Cabin Atmosphere
Ice and Rain Removal
Employability Skills
Reciprocating Engine
Reciprocating Engine Overhaul
Turbine Engine Theory
Turbine Engine Overhaul
Engine Removal and Installation
Engine Operation, Troubleshooting,
        and Repair
Engine Inspection
Ignition Systems
Fuel and Fuel Metering Systems
Lubrication Systems
Engine Electrical and Starting Systems
Engine Instrument Systems
Propellers
Engine Cooling Systems
Engine Induction Systems
Engine Exhaust and Reverser Systems
Fire Protection
Employability Skills

 
See your school counselor or occupational placement specialist for more details.

 


An Equal Employment/Equal Education Opportunity Institution.

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and Federal Aviation Administration Certificate # CT9T072R

George T. Baker Aviation School
3275 N.W. 42 Ave. Miami, FL 33142
Tel. (305) 871-3143


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