Section4:Ultra-light Aeroplane Components and Systems

ULTRA-LIGHT AEROPLANE
1 Definitions
2 Skis/Floats/Wheels
ENGINES
1 Two Stroke Engines
2 Four Stroke Engines
  3 Reduction Drives
  4 Methods of Cooling
  5 Ignition
  6 Exhaust Systems
7 Effect of Density Altitude/Humidity
  8 Limitations and Operations
  9 Carburetor System
  10 Carburetor Heat/Icing
  11 Mixture
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  1 Generator/Alternator/Battery
  2 Master Switch
  3 Circuit Breakers/Fuses
LUBRICATING SYSTEMS AND OILS
1 Types Viscosity/Grades/Seasonal use
  2 Filters
  3 Fuel/Oil Mixtures
FUEL SYSTEM AND FUELS
  1 Types - colours and properties
  2 Weight
  3 Additives
4 Contamination and Deterioration
  5 Venting
  6 Fuel Lines/Filters/Drains
  7 Detonation - causes/effects
  8 Vapour Lock
  9 Primers
  10 Fuel Management - ground/air
11 Fuel Handling - refuelling aircraft
12 Grounding/Bonding
  13 Fuel Selectors
  14 Choke
ENGINE INSTRUMENTS
  1 Tachometer
  2 Exhaust Gas Temperature
  3 Cylinder head Temperature
  4 Coolant Temperature
  5 Oil Pressure and Temperature
PROPELLERS
  1 Pitch
  2 Diameter
  3 Construction Materials
  4 Reduction Drives and RPM
  5 Balance
  6 Mounting
7 Dangers
CARE OF ALL COMPONENTS AND SYSTEMS
1 Inspection/Condition
2 Maintenance
3 Repairs

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