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AVT 1116 Regulations for Maintenance

This course provides the aviation mechanic with critical knowledge in the following areas: FAA regulations, airworthiness directives, mechanics' privileges, legal aircraft record entries, maintenance publications, repair manuals, wiring diagrams, structural repair manuals, Air Transport Association (ATA) numbering system and human factors. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate an understanding of federal and international regulations governing aircraft maintenance and documentation requirements as they relate to each area of expertise, such as weight and balance requirements and ground operations, and servicing of the aircraft including airworthiness directives and maintenance publications.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the operation of aircraft electrical power production and distribution systems; demonstrate basic knowledge of wiring diagrams, load analysis/math, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the composition of materials, the forming of metallic and non-metallic structures used in aircraft construction, repair, materials and processes, corrosion control, inspection methods of those materials, and proper rigging.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2