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AVT 2219 Turbine Engines

Physics of gas turbine engines, engine types, engine inlet designs, thrust reversers, engine exhaust designs, production of thrust, engine sections, types of accessories, engine operations, maintenance requirements, inspections, repair of electrical connections, troubleshooting electrical and pneumatic systems and testing/trimming of engines. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of turbine engine components, operation of turbine engine types, inspection, removal, repair, and installation of engine and components.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of turbine engine starting, operation, emergency procedures, and legal requirements for operation on ramp areas, taxiways, and run pads.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of preparation for removal and installation of turbine engines, and proper documentation in engine change packages.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the inspection, repair, and servicing of turbine engine ice and rain system components and controls in both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of turbine engine thrust reverser systems, proper operation, removal, inspection, repair, and installation.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6