Curriculum and Topic Guide for Review of Acceptable Basic Training
AWM 566 - Appendix C
This guidance material is designed to provide an overview of the theoretical training objectives required by STD 566 -
Appendix C; and may be used when reviewing documentation in support of the basic training requirements of
566.03(4)(b) and 566.07(2). Personnel reviewing basic training documentation may indicate the number of hours
associated with each training area in the column provided (HOURS).
Applicant Name: File No: 5802-
Small and Large Aircraft Maintenance Training Standard
Item STD 566 - Appendix C Part HOURS STD 566 - Appendix C, Part 2 - examples of Theoretical Training
2 Curriculum area Objectives
1.0 General Identify the different classes of fires and suitable extinguishers
2.0 Hand Tools and Precision Tasks utilizing the proper selection and use of hand and power tools.
3.0 Metallurgy corrosion, NDT; inspection processes
4.0 Aircraft Servicing Servicing systems; ground support equipment; storage/grooming
5.0 Approved parts hardware; MIL, NAS standards; traceability, requisitioning, quarantine and
Fixed wing aircraft Aerodynamics theory of flight, speed of sound, aerodynamic loads, and high speed flight
Rotary wing aircraft theory of flight, coriolis effect, auto-rotational characteristics
Fixed wing controls and rigging Mechanical/servo powered flight control system/components; Cables, fittings,
Incidence, symmetry checks and adjustments
Rotary wing controls and rigging drive train; gear installation, bearings and seals; flight control systems/rigging;
Vibration; Landing gear systems; Rotor tracking/balancing; Inspection
7.0 Sheet metal structural/non-structural repair; special fasteners; scratch inspection; sealant.
8.0 Aircraft Structures Structural members; floats, hulls, skis, stabilizers, wings, engine mounts,
cowlings and fuselages; sheet metal, composite, fabric, wood; inspection,
9.0 Plastics & Composites Reinforcement fibers, matrix materials, core materials, composite safety,
Inspection, damage assessment and repair
10.0 Windows & Lenses inspection, repair, servicing and installation, damage assessment, handling and
11.0 Piston Engines
Basics energy, work and horsepower; two stroke & Otto cycle
Cooling & Lubrication of Engines engine cooling; lubricating oil; Lubrication systems
Component parts of a crankshaft, connecting rods, bearings, pistons, cylinders, accessory/ propeller
Reciprocating Engine Assembly gearing, valves and valve train, crankcase
Carburetion Principles fuel and fuel/air metering systems; Carburetion, Induction system; turbocharger
Ignition Systems engine ignition systems.
Installing, Testing, Troubleshooting Run-in procedures; testing and troubleshooting; engine inhibiting.
12.0 Turbine Engines
Basics operation; thrust/torque; noise suppression; turboshaft/prop/jet/fan engines;
engine systems (fuel, lubrication, ignition, air, exhaust)
Fuel & Control electronic & hydro-mechanical control, pneumatic control, governors, manifolds
and nozzles, heaters, filters, system indication, flow pressure and temperature
Ignition low tension (glow plugs), high tension (capacitive discharge), auto re-light.
Starting components; air turbine/electrical starters (motor and starter-generator);
Engine Controls Rigging; Adjustments of fuel controls; FADEC systems
Lubrication sump/scavenge/pressure pumps, oil filters, bearings, seals, pressure regulator,
separators, coolers, jets; Contamination monitoring system; chip detectors,
Exhaust thrust reverse,/vectoring systems
Air anti-ice/de-ice, bleed valves/air, case cooling/heating, control air, temperature
and pressure regulation, filters
Engine Indicating Systems speed/temperature/pressure indication, flow metering, fault detection, oil
quantity/power/engine pressure ratio/torque/vibration indication/built in test
equipment (BITE) systems
Gear Box accessories; accessory drives, gear reduction systems, fault detection, chip
detectors, filter attachment, torque measurement system, gear types
Engine Water Injection water methanol injection systems.
Inspection/Servicing Handling/safety precautions; trend monitoring, power checks; vibration analysis;
engine start and shut down procedure; compressor wash; ground running
13.0 Propellers & Systems fixed/controllable pitch, constant speed; governors, synchronizers, feathering/
unfeathering/auto feather; reversing, indication: speed/torque sensing, blade
angle; installation, maintenance, disassembly/reassembly
14.0 Hydraulic & Pneumatic Power Safety precautions; high pressure bottles/accumulators; fluid and system
components; multiple and integrated systems; maintenance.
15.0 Pneumatics operation, components, maintenance and servicing: temperature regulation,
pressure control, flow control, sources and common applications
16.0 Aircraft Plumbing standard fittings and hardware identification systems.
17.0 Landing Gear assemblies;retracion/anti-retraction; hydraulic/mechanical, emergency extension
systems; Anti-skid systems; automatic/emergency braking systems; indicating
systems; Mechanical and powered steering systems; air ground sensing
18.0 Environmental Control Systems cabin pressure, pressurization, satey percautions, functional testing; heating,
cooling, ventilation systems, oxygen systems
19.0 Fuel types, properties and additives; system configurations and component functions
20.0 Ice and Rain Protection ice detection systems; Anti-ice and de-ice systems; Rain repellent systems.
21.0 Emergency Systems emergency lighting systems; ELTs - Underwater Locating Devices (ULDs);
inspecting, installing, testing; Flotation device types, inspection and servicing;
Emergency breathing apparatus.
21.1 Fire Protection fire detection, suppression, extinguishing systems and safety precautions
including installed and portable.
22.0 Electricity & Electrical/ Electronic
Basic Electricity DC Magnetism/electromagnetism, induction, voltage, current, resistance; circuits,
switches, relays, fuses, circuit breakers; capacitors, capacitance, diodes,
transistors; DC motors and generators
Basic Electricity AC current, capacitors, alternators; multimeters and oscilloscopes; inductors,
inductance; transformers, capacitance; reactance, impedance, Resonant
circuits; Voltage regulation, Inverters; Power conversion methods
Electrical Systems symbols; circuits (control/protection): indication, monitoring, lighting; batteries;
generators; alternators; constant speed drives, inverters; motors; synchros; test
equipment, Wiring practices; Light & large electrical power distribution systems
Aircraft Instrumentation VSI; vacuum pump system; Electrical flight, indicating instruments; installation/
marking, Testing; pitot/static instruments; Altimeters, Airspeed indicators, Air
data computers (ADC); gyro instruments; navigation
Avionics antennas; transmitters, receivers; Digital, HF, VHF; Selcal, Interphone systems
(flight / service / passenger entertainment); ELTs; Satellite communication;
Flight Management, internal/radio navigation; DF, VOR, ILS, GPS, DME, ATC
transponder, WX radar, radio altimeters, TCAS, GPWS; Video displays, EFIS,
EICAS, FDR, CVR; installation practices, maintenance inspections,
Data Bus & Logic analog/digital systems; digital data display; computer operations/functions;
Aircraft digital, Air Data Computer, Flight Management, Thrust Management
Systems; Systems testing and troubleshooting, Safety procedures.
Auto Flight Systems single and multiaxis autopilot, yaw damper, flight director systems; speed
command, stability augmentation systems, auto throttle, thrust management,
24.0 Imperial and related units of
Calculations including conversions using:· Length: feet, inches, statute mile,
Velocity: feet/sec., miles/hr, knots· Volume: pints, quarts, imperial gallons, U.S.
Weight/mass: pounds, ounces
Temperature: Fahrenheit, Celsius, Rankine, Calvin
Transport Canada review results:
Acceptable for structured training.
Additional training required - for example …
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