Appendix B to Part 147 - General Curriculum Subjects

This appendix lists the subjects required in at least 400 hours in general curriculum subjects.

The number in parentheses before each item listed under each subject heading indicates the level of proficiency at which that item must be taught.

                          a. basic electricity
1  1  (2  1. Calculate and measure capacitance and inductance.
     (2)  2. Calculate and measure electrical power.
     (3)  3. Measure voltage, current, resistance, and continuity.
     (3)  4. Determine the relationship of voltage, current, and
           resistance in electrical circuits.
     (3)  5. Read and interpret aircraft electrical circuit diagrams,
           including solid state devices and logic functions.
     (3)  6. Inspect and service batteries.
                          b. aircraft drawings
     (2)  7. Use aircraft drawings, symbols, and system schematics.
     (3)  8. Draw sketches of repairs and alterations.
     (3)  9. Use blueprint information.
     (3)  10. Use graphs and charts.
                          c. weight and balance
     (2)  11. Weigh aircraft.
     (3)  12. Perform complete weight-and-balance check and record data.
                       d. fluid lines and fittings
     (3)  13. Fabricate and install rigid and flexible fluid lines and
                       e. materials and processes
     (1)  14. Identify and select appropriate nondestructive testing
     (2)  15. Perform dye penetrant, eddy current, ultrasonic, and
           magnetic particle inspections.
     (1)  16. Perform basic heat-treating processes.
     (3)  17. Identify and select aircraft hardware and materials.
     (3)  18. Inspect and check welds.
     (3)  19. Perform precision measurements.
                    f. ground operation and servicing
     (2)  20. Start, ground operate, move, service, and secure aircraft
           and identify typical ground operation hazards.
     (2)  21. Identify and select fuels.
                    g. cleaning and corrosion control
     (3)  22. Identify and select cleaning materials.
     (3)  23. Inspect, identify, remove, and treat aircraft corrosion
           and perform aircraft cleaning.
                             h. mathematics
     (3)  24. Extract roots and raise numbers to a given power.
     (3)  25. Determine areas and volumes of various geometrical shapes.
     (3)  26. Solve ratio, proportion, and percentage problems.
     (3)  27. Perform algebraic operations involving addition,
           subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and
           negative numbers.
                    i. maintenance forms and records
     (3)  28. Write descriptions of work performed including aircraft
           discrepancies and corrective actions using typical aircraft
           maintenance records.
     (3)  29. Complete required maintenance forms, records, and
           inspection reports.
                            j. basic physics
     (2)  30. Use and understand the principles of simple machines;
           sound, fluid, and heat dynamics; basic aerodynamics; aircraft
           structures; and theory of flight.
                       k. maintenance publications
     (3)  31. Demonstrate ability to read, comprehend, and apply
           information contained in FAA and manufacturers' aircraft
           maintenance specifications, data sheets, manuals,
           publications, and related Federal Aviation Regulations,
           Airworthiness Directives, and Advisory material.
     (3)  32. Read technical data.
                 l. mechanic privileges and limitations
     (3)  33. Exercise mechanic privileges within the limitations
           prescribed by part 65 of this chapter.

[Amdt. 147-2, 35 FR 5534, Apr. 3, 1970, as amended by Amdt. 147-5, 57 FR 28960, June 29, 1992]