Section 2: Airframes, Engines, Propellers and Aircraft Systems


AIRFRAMES
1 Types of Construction
LANDING GEAR
1 Types
ENGINES RECIPROCATING
1 Types
2 Four Stroke Cycle
3 Methods of Cooling
4 Principles of the Magneto
5 Dual Ignition
6 Exhaust System
7 Ancillary Controls
8 Turbo-charging
9 Effect of Density Altitude/Humidity
10 Limitations and Operation
11 Instruments
CARBURATION
1 Theory of Operation
* 2 Fuel-Air Mixture
* 3 Mixture Controls
* 4 Carburettor Icing
* 5 Use of Carburettor Heat and Its Effect on Mixture
FUEL INJECTION
1 Principle of Operation
2 Icing
3 Alternate Air
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
1 Battery/Starter
2 Generator/Alternator
3 Lighting
4 Ammeter, Load Meter and Warning/Caution Systems
5 Bus Bars
6 Circuit Breakers/Fuses
7 Grounding/Bonding
LUBRICATING SYSTEMS AND OILS
* 1 Types/Viscosity/Grades and Seasonal Use
* 2 Purposes
3 Methods of Lubrication
4 Venting
5 Filters
6 Pressure Relief
7 Oil Cooler
FUEL SYSTEM AND FUELS
1 Types/Colour/Properties Density/Weight
2 Additives
* 3 Contamination and Deterioration
4 Venting and Baffling
5 Fuel Pumps, Lines, Filters and Drains
6 Induction Manifold
7 Detonation/Pre-ignition Causes and Effects
8 Vapour Lock
9 Primers, Choke
10 Fuel Management - Ground and Air
11 Fuel Handling Fuelling Aircraft
* 12 Grounding/Bonding
OTHER SYSTEMS
1 Rotor Brakes
2 Engine RPM
3 Rotor RPM

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