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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Powerplant Maintenance Tech

Associate in Applied Science Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0745  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

Powerplant Maintenance Technicians maintain aircraft in accordance with the Federal Aviation Regulations.  Technicians perform inspections, repairs and alterations to aircraft powerplants, propellers and their related systems.  In addition, they troubleshoot the operation of induction, cooling, exhaust, fuel metering, ignition, electrical, starting, lubrication propeller and other associated systems.  Powerplant maintenance technicians are employed throughout the world maintaining aircraft for major air carriers, commuter airlines, air freight operators, corporate flight departments, fixed base operators and a variety of other specialized aviation businesses.  Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Aviation Program at the LCC Aviation Center, telephone number (517) 483-1406.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  59 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

AVAF 212

Aircraft Electrical II

4

AVGM 111

Aviation General I

4

AVGM 112

Aviation General II

6

AVGM 113

Aviation General III

4

AVGM 114

Material and Processes

5

AVPP 241

Reciprocating Engine

8

AVPP 251

Reciprocating Engine Systems

2

AVPP 253

Reciprocating Ignition Systems

5

AVPP 255

Reciprocating Induction System

4

AVPP 257

Aircraft Propeller Systems

4

AVPP 259

Turbine Engine I

4

AVPP 261

Turbine Engine II

4

AVPP 263

Turbine Engine Systems

2

AVPP 265

Powerplant Instruments

2

AVPP 267

National Powerplant Cert Proc

1

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  16-20 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

16-20 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area

3

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area

3-4

 

Mathematics Core Area

3-4

 

Science Core Area

4-5

 

Writing Core Area

3-4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

75

 

NOTES:

 

1.

In accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation part 147, completing the aforementioned curriculum does not constitute approval to take the Federal Aviation Administration Airframe or Powerplant Mechanic written, oral, and practical license exams.  The FAA approved training director must review individual student enrollment, course records, and certification course testing results before considering each student for certification approval.  Students are required to meet Federal Aviation Regulations Part 147 training requirements to be eligible for certification.  Students will be required to complete each certification course with a minimum grade of 71 percent and pass pre-tests for General and Powerplant with a minimum grade of 80 percent to be considered for the Federal Aviation Administration written tests.  To obtain FAA certification approval, students will be required to complete additional coursework.

2.

Students must complete each course with a minimum grade of 71 percent to receive the Lansing Community College certificate of achievement.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

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AVGM 111

AVAF 212

AVPP 253

AVPP 261

AVGM 112

AVPP 241

AVPP 255

AVPP 263

AVGM 113

AVPP 251

AVPP 257

AVPP 265

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AVPP 267

 

 

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