Appendix B to Part 147 - General Curriculum
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.
(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
i. maintenance forms and records
(3) 28. Write descriptions of work performed including aircraft
discrepancies and corrective actions using typical aircraft
(3) 29. Complete required maintenance forms, records, and
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]