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Aircraft Mechanics / General Subjects (79-70-50)

General topics common to both airframe and aircraft powerplant subject areas (11 subjects) 
Course hours: 600
This mandatory first course provides the essential information needed to pass key parts of the FAA Mechanic certification examination, starting with safety, resource management, employability skills and technical instruction in:
  • Aircraft covering
  • Paints and finishes
  • Ice and rain protection
  • Hydraulic & pneumatic power fittings
  • Fire protection systems
  • Cabin atmosphere control systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Wood structures
  • Airframe inspection