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Orange Coast College AVIONICS CERTIFICATE OF SPECIALIZATION (CONTINUED) Course Units FALL General Electricity Aircraft Avionics Circuits G.R.O.L. Avionics Rules & Regulations AMT AMT AMT A151 A182 A188 3 4 1.5 Subtotal 7.5 SPRING Airframe Communication & Navigation Systems Airframe & Powerplant Instrument Avionics Installations and Troubleshooting AMT AMT AMT A181 A180 A184 2 2.5 4 SPRING Powerplant Ignition Systems Powerplant Propellor and Lubricating Sys Powerplant Gas Turbine Engines Total Units A174 A172 A173 2.5 4 6 Subtotal 12.5 Total Units 42 Program approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Completion of the above enables the student to take the FAA Powerplant written examination. ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE Subtotal 8.5 AMT AMT AMT Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. 17 Complete the Powerplant Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog. POWERPLANT CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT HELICOPTER THEORY AND MAINTENANCE This program provides students with the technical skills and systems analysis necessary for entry-level positions as Airframe and Powerplant Certificated Mechanics in the aviation industry, such as airframe inspection, powerplant inspection, maintenance, and return-to-flight status of all types of U.S. Certificated aircraft. This certificate would enable a student to achieve employment in local powerplant and propeller overhaul facilities and repair stations. CERTIFICATE OF SPECIALIZATION Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. This program provides students with the general knowledge of rotary wing development, technology, construction, and a general survey of the helicopter industry. This program also provides a good understanding of the helicopter type aircraft to interested individuals, technicians, and pilots. Program Outcomes Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. 1. 2. Have the necessary skills and training for proficiency in taking written, oral and practical exams for POWERPLANT certification which may be required for employment. Program Outcomes 1. 2. Be able to improve or develop additional proficiencies required for professional growth or advancement in their current employment. All qualification training and tests are prescribed and follow the guide of the Federal Aviation. Course Units FALL General Maintenance Records General Electricity General Airframe & Powerplant Fuel Systems General Materials, Processes & Welding General Weight & Balance, Math & Physics SPRING Airframe & Powerplant Instrument General Blueprint Reading and Drafting AMT AMT AMT AMT AMT 4 3 2 3 3 Be able to improve or develop additional proficiencies required for professional growth or advancement in their current employment. All qualification training and tests are prescribed and follow the guide of the Federal Aviation. Course Units FALL Theory and Operations Helicopter Maintenance AMT AMT A140 A290 Total Units 3 4 7 Subtotal 15 AMT AMT A180 A155 2.5 2 Subtotal 4.5 FALL Powerplant Reciprocating Engines AMT Powerplant Fuel Metering, Exhaust & Induction Systems AMT A150 A151 A152 A153 A154 Have the necessary skills and training for HELICOPTER MAINTENANCE proficiency which may be required for employment. A170 A171 6 4 Subtotal 10 AVIATION SCIENCE In order to attain licensing as a pilot, students are required to satisfy aeronautical experience requirements as outlined in applicable subparts of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR). The majority of this experience must be accumulated in actual aircraft. Flight training is necessary for students to meet the specific requirements of FAR 61.109 (Private Pilot), FAR 61.65 (Instrument) and FAR 61.129 (Commercial) licensing. Flight time and Instructor fees are billed separately from ground school courses. In all APT Flight Lab classes, fees are $125 per hour for primary training aircraft, $155 per hour for complex training aircraft, and flight instructor fees are $60 per hour in college owned Continued on next page 68