Sec. 147.21 - General curriculum requirements.
(a) An applicant for an aviation
maintenance technician school certificate and rating, or for an additional
rating, must have an approved curriculum that is designed to qualify his
students to perform the duties of a mechanic for a particular rating or
(b) The curriculum must offer at least
the following number of hours of instruction for the rating shown, and the
instruction unit hour shall not be less than 50 minutes in length --
(1) Airframe -- 1,150 hours (400 general
plus 750 airframe).
(2) Powerplant -- 1,150 hours (400
general plus 750 powerplant).
(3) Combined airframe and powerplant --
1,900 hours (400 general plus 750 airframe and 750 powerplant).
(c) The curriculum must cover the
subjects and items prescribed in appendixes B, C, or D, as applicable.
Each item must be taught to at least the indicated level of proficiency,
as defined in appendix A.
(d) The curriculum must show --
(1) The required practical projects to
(2) For each subject, the proportions of
theory and other instruction to be given; and
(3) A list of the minimum required
school tests to be given.
(e) Notwithstanding the provisions of
paragraphs (a) through (d) of this section and §147.11, the holder of a
certificate issued under subpart B of this part may apply for and receive
approval of special courses in the performance of special inspection and
preventive maintenance programs for a primary category aircraft type
certificated under §21.24(b) of this chapter. The school may also issue
certificates of competency to persons successfully completing such courses
provided that all other requirements of this part are met and the
certificate of competency specifies the aircraft make and model to which
the certificate applies.
[Doc. No. 1157, 27 FR 6669, July 13, 1962 as
amended by Amdt. 147-1, 32 FR 5770 Apr. 11, 1967; Amdt. 147-5, 57 FR
28959, June 29, 1992; Amdt. 147-6, 57 FR 41370, Sept. 9, 1992]