Sec. 147.17 - Instructional equipment requirements.
(a) An applicant for a mechanic school
certificate and rating, or for an additional rating, must have such of the
following instructional equipment as is appropriate to the rating he
(1) Various kinds of airframe
structures, airframe systems and components, powerplants, and powerplant
systems and components (including propellers), of a quantity and type
suitable to complete the practical projects required by its approved
(2) At least one aircraft of a type
currently certificated by FAA for private or commercial operation, with
powerplant, propeller, instruments, navigation and communications
equipment, landing lights, and other equipment and accessories on which a
maintenance technician might be required to work and with which the
technician should be familiar.
(b) The equipment required by paragraph
(a) of this section need not be in an airworthy condition. However, if it
was damaged, it must have been repaired enough for complete assembly.
(c) Airframes, powerplants, propellers,
appliances, and components thereof, on which instruction is to be given,
and from which practical working experience is to be gained, must be so
diversified as to show the different methods of construction, assembly,
inspection, and operation when installed in an aircraft for use. There
must be enough units so that not more than eight students will work on any
one unit at a time.
(d) If the aircraft used for
instructional purposes does not have retractable landing gear and wing
flaps, the school must provide training aids, or operational mock-ups of
[Doc. No. 1157, 27 FR 6669, July 19, 1962, as
amended by Amdt. 147-5, 57 FR 28959, June 29, 1992]