Aircraft Maintenance Experience Sample Tasks

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Maintenance (M1 - M2) Licence

The following is an excerpt from AWM 566 (Skill - 4)(e) (Maintenance Tasks)

Applicants shall have performed a representative selection of eligible maintenance tasks, over the full range of applicable systems and structures. The tasks shall comprise not less than 70 percent of the items listed, applicable to the rating sought, within the range of experience claimed. Each task claimed shall have been subject to a maintenance release pursuant to CAR 571.10, or an equivalent civil aviation maintenance certification under the rules of a contracting state.

Proof of having completed aircraft maintenance tasks shall take the form of a certification by the AME, or equivalent person who supervised the work. The certification statement shall include the date, aircraft type, registration mark, or component serial number as applicable, and confirm that the applicant is able to:

  1. identify the applicable standard for the task;
  2. select the proper tools;
  3. perform the work correctly without supervision; and
  4. complete the necessary documentation.

Persons who sign for completion of maintenance tasks shall be responsible for the accuracy of statements made.

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Instructions

Each task must be individually initialled by the person attesting to it's completion. More than 1 individual may attest to the tasks completed by an Applicant.

The person initialling the maintenance tasks is attesting that the applicant is competent to perform the specific function/task in accordance with the certification statement above.

Each signatory is required to complete the information below:

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ATA Maintenance Tasks Initial Date A/C Type A/C Reg. or Component S/N#
ATA 05
Time limits
Mtce Checks
  • 100 hour check (general aviation aircraft)
  • Involvement in A,B or C check (transport category aircraft)
  • Review records for compliance with airworthiness directives
  • Review records for compliance with component life limits
  • Inspection following heavy landing
  • Inspection following lightening strike
       
ATA 06
Dimensions/
Areas
  • Locate components by station number
  • Perform symmetry check
       
ATA 07
Lifting/
Shoring
  • Jack aircraft nose or tail wheel
  • Jack complete aircraft
  • Sling or trestle major component
       
ATA 08
Levelling/
Weighing
  • Level Aircraft
  • Weigh Aircraft
  • Prepare weight and balance amendment
  • Check aircraft against equipment list
       
ATA 09
Towing
Taxiing
  • Tow aircraft
  • Taxi aircraft
       
ATA 10
Parking
Mooring
  • Tie down aircraft
  • Park,secure and cover aircraft
  • Secure rotor blades
  • Position aircraft in dock
       
ATA 11
Placards
Markings
  • Check aircraft for correct placards
  • Check aircraft for correct markings
       
ATA 12
Servicing
  • Refuel aircraft
  • Defuel aircraft
  • Check tire pressures
  • Check oil level
  • Check hydraulic fluid level
  • Check accumulator pressure
  • Charge pneumatic system
  • Grease aircraft
  • Connect ground power
  • Service toilet/water system
  • Perform pre-flight check
       
ATA 18
Vibration/
Noise Analysis
  • Analyze helicopter vibration problem
  • Analyze noise spectrum
       
ATA 21
Air Conditioning
  • Replenish vapour system
  • Replace combustion heater
  • Replace outflow valve
  • Replace vapour cycle unit
  • Replace air cycle unit
  • Replace cabin blower
  • Replace heat exchanger
  • Replace pressurization controller
  • Clean outflow valves
  • Check operation of air conditioning/heating system
  • Check operation of pressurization system
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 22
Auto Flight
  • Install servos
  • Rig bridle cables
  • Replace controller
  • Replace amplifier
  • Check operation of auto-pilot
  • Check operation of auto-throttle
  • Check operation of yaw damper
  • Check and adjust servo clutch
  • Perform autopilot gain adjustments
  • Perform mach trim functional check
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 23
Communica- tions
  • Replace VHF com unit
  • Replace HF com unit
  • Replace existing antenna
  • Install new antenna
  • Replace static discharge wicks
  • Check operation of radios
  • Perform antenna check
  • Perform selcal operational check
  • Perform operational check of passenger address system
  • Functionally check audio integrating system
  • Repair co-axial cable
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 24
Electrical Power
  • Charge lead/acid battery
  • Charge ni-cad battery
  • Check battery capacity
  • Replace cells
  • Deep-cycle ni-cad battery
  • Replace generator
  • Replace switches
  • Replace circuit breakers
  • Adjust voltage regulator
  • Amend electrical load analysis report
  • Repair/replace electrical feeder cable
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 25
Equipment
Furnishings
  • Replace carpets
  • Replace crew seats
  • Replace passenger seats
  • Check inertia reels
  • Check seats/belts for security
  • Check emergency equipment
  • Check ELT for compliance with regulations
  • Repair toilet waste container
  • Repair upholstery
  • Change cabin configuration
       
ATA 26
Fire Protection
  • Check fire bottle contents
  • Check operation of warning system
  • Check cabin fire extinguisher contents
  • Check lavatory smoke detector system
  • Install new fire bottle
  • Replace fire bottle squib
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 27
Flight Controls
  • Replace horizontal stabilizer
  • Replace elevator
  • Replace aileron
  • Replace rudder
  • Replace trim tabs
  • Install control cable and fittings
  • Replace flaps
  • Replace powered flying control unit
  • Replace flap actuator
  • Adjust trim tab
  • Adjust control cable tension
  • Check control range and sense of movement
  • Check for correct assembly and locking
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 28
Fuel
  • Replace booster pump
  • Replace fuel selector
  • Replace fuel tank cells
  • Check filters
  • Flow check system
  • Check calibration of fuel quantity gauges
  • Check operation feed/selectors
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 29
Hydraulics
  • Replace engine driven pump
  • Replace standby pump
  • Replace accumulator
  • Check operation of shut off valve
  • Check filters
  • Check indicating systems
  • Perform functional checks
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 30
Ice and Rain
Protection
  • Replace fluid tank
  • Replace pump
  • Replace timer
  • Replace distributor
  • Install wiper motor
  • Repair de-icing boot
  • Adjust brush block
  • Check operation of systems
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 31
Indicating
Recording Systems
  • Replace flight data recorder
  • Replace cockpit voice recorder
  • Replace clock
  • Replace panel vibrator
  • Replace master caution unit
  • Perform FDR calibration/correlation check
  • Perform FDR data retrieval
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 32
Landing Gear
  • Build up wheel
  • Replace main wheel
  • Replace nose wheel
  • Replace shimmy damper
  • Rig nose wheel steering
  • Replace shock strut seals
  • Replace brake unit
  • Replace brake control valve
  • Bleed brakes
  • Test antiskid unit
  • Test gear retraction
  • Change bungees
  • Install Floats
  • Install Skis
  • Adjust micro switches
  • Charge struts
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 33
Lights
  • Repair/replace rotating beacon
  • Repair/replace landing lights
  • Repair/replace navigation lights
  • Repair/replace interior lights
  • Repair/replace emergency lighting system
  • Perform emergency lighting system
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 34
Navigation
  • Calibrate magnetic direction indicator
  • Replace airspeed indicator
  • Replace altimeter
  • Replace air data computer
  • Replace VOR unit
  • Replace ADI
  • Replace HSI
  • Check pilot static system for leaks
  • Check operation of directional gyro
  • Functional check of weather radar
  • Functional check doppler
  • Functional check TCAS
  • Functional check DME
  • Functional check ATC Transponder
  • Functional check flight director system
  • Functional check inertial nav system
  • Complete quadrantal error correction of ADF system
  • Update flight management system data base
  • Check calibration of altimeter system
  • Check calibration of pressure altitude reporting system
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 35
Oxygen 
  • Inspect on board oxygen equipment
  • Purge and recharge oxygen system
  • Replace regulator
  • Replace oxygen generator
  • Test crew oxygen system
  • Perform auto oxygen system deployment check
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 36
Pneumatic Systems
  • Replace filter
  • Replace compressor
  • Recharge dessicator
  • Adjust regulator
  • Check for leaks
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 37
Vacuum Systems
  • Replace vacuum pump
  • Check/replace filters
  • Adjust regulator
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 38
Water/Waste
  • Replace water pump
  • Replace faucet
  • Replace toilet pump
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 45
Central Mtce System
  • Retrieve data from CMU
  • Replace CMU
  • Perform Bite check
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 49
Airborne Auxiliary Power
  • Install APU
  • Inspect hot section
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 51
Structures
  • Sheet metal repair
  • Composite repair
  • Wood repair
  • Fabric repair
  • Recover fabric control surface
  • Treat corrosion
  • Apply protective treatment
       
ATA 52
Doors
  • Rig/adjust locking mechanism
  • Adjust air stair system
  • Check operation of emergency exits
  • Test door warning system
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 56
Windows
  • Replace windshield
  • Replace window
  • Repair transparency
       
ATA 57
Wings
  • Skin repair
  • Recover fabric wing
  • Replace tip
  • Replace rib
  • Check incidence/rig
       
ATA 61
Propeller
  • Assemble prop after transportation
  • Replace propeller
  • Replace governor
  • adjust governor
  • Perform static functional checks
  • Check operation during ground run
  • Check track
  • Check setting of micro switches
  • Dress out blade damage
  • Dynamically balance prop
  • Overhaul governor
  • Overhaul prop.
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 62
Main Rotors
  • Install rotor assembly
  • Replace blades
  • Replace damper assembly
  • Check track
  • Check static balance
  • Check dynamic balance
  • Troubleshoot
       
ATA 63
Rotor Drive
  • Replace mast
  • Replace drive coupling
  • Replace clutch/freewheel unit
  • Replace drive belt
  • Install main gearbox
  • Overhaul main gearbox
  • Check gearbox chip detectors
       
ATA 64
Tail Rotors
  • Install rotor assembly
  • Replace blades
  • Troubleshoot
       
ATA 65
Tail Rotor Drive
  • Replace bevel gearbox
  • Replace universal joints
  • Overhaul bevel gearbox
  • Install drive assembly
  • Check chip detectors
       
ATA 67
Rotorcraft Flight Controls 
  • Install swash plate
  • Install mixing box
  • Adjust pitch links
  • Rig collective system
  • Rig cyclic system
  • Rig anti-torque system
  • Check controls for assembly and locking
  • Check controls for operation and sense
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 71
Power Plant
  • Build up ECU
  • Replace engine
  • Replace scat hose
  • Repair cooling baffles
  • Repair cowling
  • Adjust cowl flaps
  • Repair faulty wiring
  • Troubleshoot
       
ATA 72
Piston Engines
  • Remove/install reduction gear
  • Overhaul engine
  • Top overhaul
  • Check crankshaft run-out
  • Check tappet clearance
  • Check compression
  • Extract broken stud
  • Install helicoil
  • Perform ground run
  • Establish/check reference RPM
  • Troubleshoot
       
ATA 72
Turbine Engines
  • Replace module
  • Hot section inspection
  • Engine ground run
  • Establish reference power
  • Trend monitoring/gas path analysis
  • Troubleshoot
       
ATA 73
Fuel and Control,
Piston
  • Replace engine driven pump
  • Adjust AMC
  • Adjust ABC
  • Install carburettor/injector
  • Adjust carburettor/injector
  • Clean injector nozzles
  • Replace primer line
  • Check carburettor float setting
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 73
Fuel and Control,
Turbine
  • Replace FCU
  • Replace engine driven pump
  • Clean/test fuel nozzles
  • Clean/replace filters
  • Adjust FCU
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 74
Ignition Systems,
Piston
  • Change magneto
  • Change ignition vibrator
  • Change plugs
  • Test plugs
  • Check H.T. leads
  • Install new leads
  • Check timing
  • Check system bonding
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 74
Ignition Systems,
Turbine
  • Check glow plugs/ignitors
  • Check H.T. leads
  • Check ignition unit
  • Replace ignition unit
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 76
Engine Controls
  • Rig thrust lever
  • Rig RPM control
  • Rig mixture HP cock lever
  • Rig power lever
  • Check control sync (multi-eng)
  • Check controls for correct assembly and locking
  • Check controls for range and sense of operation
  • Adjust pedestal micro-switches
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 77
Engine indicating
  • Replace engine instruments
  • Replace oil temperature bulb
  • Replace thermocouples
  • Check calibration
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 78
Exhaust, Piston
  • Replace exhaust gasket
  • Inspect welded repair
  • Pressure check cabin heater muff
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 78
Exhaust, Turbine
  • Change jetpipe
  • Change shroud assembly
  • Install trimmers
       
ATA 79
Oil
  • Change oil
  • Check filters
  • Adjust pressure relief valve
  • Replace oil tank
  • Replace oil pump
  • Replace oil cooler
  • Replace firewall shut off valve
  • Perform oil dilution
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 80
Starting
  • Replace starter
  • Replace start relay
  • Replace start control valve
  • Check cranking speed
  • Troubleshoot
       
ATA 81
Turbines, Piston Engines
  • Replace PRT
  • Replace turbo-blower
  • Replace heat shields
  • Replace waste-gate
  • Adjust density controller
       
ATA 82
Engine Water Injection
  • Replace water/methanol pump
  • Flow check water/meth. System
  • Adjust water/meth. control unit
  • Check fluid for quality
  • Troubleshoot faulty system
       
ATA 83
Accessory Gear Boxes
  • Replace gearbox
  • Replace drive shaft
  • Check chip detector
       
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