Section 4: Airframes, Engines and Systems


 

AIRFRAMES

  1 Types of Construction
  2 Handling/Care/Securing
 

LANDING GEAR, BRAKES AND FLAPS

  1 Mechanical
  2 Hydraulic
  3 Electrical
 

ENGINES

  1 Two/Four Stroke Cycle
  2 Methods of Cooling
  3 Principle of the Magneto
  4 Dual Ignition
  5 Exhaust System
  6 Ancillary Controls
  Turbo-charging
  8 Effects of Density Altitude/Humidity
  9 Limitations and Operations
  10 Instruments
  11 Principles of Diesel Engines
  12 Principles of Turbine Engines
  13 Engine Handling/Care
  14 Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)
 

CARBURATION

  1 Theory of Operation
  2 Fuel-Air Mixture/Mixture Controls
  3 Carburetor Icing
  4 Use of Carb Heat and Its Effects on Mixture
 

FUEL INJECTION

  1 Principle and Operation
  2 Icing
  3 Alternate Air
 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  1 Generator/Alternator/Battery
  2 Lighting
  3 Master/Alternator/Generator Switches
  4 Ammeter/Load Meter
  5 Bus Bars
  6 Circuit Breakers/Fuses
  Grounding/Bonding
 

LUBRICATING SYSTEMS AND OILS

  1 Types - Viscosity/Grades/Seasonal Use
  2 Purposes
  3 Methods of Lubrication
  4 Venting
  5 Filters
  6 Pressure Relief
  Oil Cooler
 

FUEL SYSTEMS AND FUELS

  1 Types - Colour/Properties
  2 Density/Weight
  3 Additives
  4 Contamination and Deterioration
  5 Tank Location
  6 Venting/Baffling
  Fuel Line - Filters/Drains
  8 Induction Manifold
  9 Detonation/Pre-ignition - Causes/Effects
  10 Vapour Lock
  11 Fuel Heater
  12 Primers
  13 Fuel Management - Ground/Air
  14 Fuel Handling - Fuelling Aircraft
  15 Grounding/Bonding
 

OTHER AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

  1 Oxygen
  2 Vacuum
  3 Pressurization
  4 De-icing/Anti-Icing Systems
  5 Environmental Systems

 

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