General Maintenance | Aircraft Systems

General Maintenance

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE

Weight and Balance Terminology
Procedures for Weighing an Aircraft
Weight and Balance Equipment

Loading an Aircraft for Flight
Equipment Change and Aircraft Alteration
Large Airplane, Helicopter, Weight-Shift Control Aircraft and Powered Parachutes Weight and Balance


AIRCRAFT CLEANING AND CORROSION CONTROL

Factors Affecting Corrosion
Types of Corrosion
Forms of Corrosion
Corrosion Prone Areas
Aircraft Corrosion Removal

Corrosionof Ferrous Metals, Aluminum, Magnesium Alloys and Treatment
Chemical Treatments and Protective Paint Finishes
Aircraft and Powerplant Cleaning

Aircraft Cleaners


AVIATION HUMAN FACTORS

Human Factors Introduction
History of Human Factors
The Pear Model
Human Error
The Dirty Dozen


SAFETY, GROUND OPERATIONS, AND SERVICING

Towing of Aircraft
Taxiing Aircraft
Aircraft Tie Down Procedures


AIRCRAFT DRAWINGS

Computer Graphics, Purpose and Function, Care and Use, Types of Drawings
Title Blocks, Universal Numbering System, Drawing Standards and Bill of Material
Other Aircraft Drawing Data

Methods of Illustration
Lines and Drawing Symbols


AERODYNAMICS OF FLIGHT

Forces Acting on the Aircraft
Aircraft Design Characteristics
Helicopter Aerodynamics of Flight

High Speed Aerodynamics
High Speed Flight
Effect of Wing Planform
Helicopter Emergencies Autorotation