Standard

 

AMT 206 - Aircraft Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

Course Description

This course provides a study of the principles of generation, distribution, and management of hydraulic and pneumatic power throughout the aircraft. Topics include: identify hydraulic fluids; repair hydraulic and pneumatic power system components; inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair hydraulic and pneumatic power systems; hydraulic and pneumatic position and warning systems; and inspect, check, troubleshoot, service, and repair aircraft position and warning systems.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Identify Hydraulic Fluids

Class

2

Repair Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power System Components

D. Lab

0

Inspect, Check, Service, Troubleshoot, and Repair Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power Systems

P. Lab/O.B.I.

3

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Position and Warning Systems

Credit

3

Inspect, Check, Troubleshoot, Service, and Repair Aircraft Position and Warning Systems

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite:

AMT 103

Corequisite:

 

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

IDENTIFY HYDRAULIC FLUIDS

2

0

3

Selection of hydraulic fluids

Identify samples of vegetable-based, petroleum-based, and synthetic-based fluids.

 

 

 

 

Select hydraulic fluid for a specific application.

 

 

 

Seals

Identify types and designs of seals.

Select and install a seal for a specific application.

 

 

 

Basic hydraulic system

Describe the operation of abasic hydraulic system and its components.

 

 

 

Basic pneumatic system

Describe the operation of abasic pneumatic system and its components.

 

 

 

REPAIR HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC POWER SYSTEM COMPONENTS

5

0

10

Hydraulic reservoirs

Identify and service hydraulic reservoirs.

 

 

 

Hydraulic filter

Identify and inspect a hydraulic filter.

 

 

 

Hydraulic pumps

Describe the operation of constant and variable displacement hydraulic pumps.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, remove, and install hydraulic power pumps.

 

 

 

Pressure control valve

Identify and describe the operation of a pressure control valve.

 

 

 

Hydraulic accumulator

Inspect, check, and service a hydraulic accumulator.

 

 

 

Hydraulic actuator

Inspect, check, and service a hydraulic actuator.

 

 

 

Pneumatic system components

Inspect and check pneumatic system components.

 

 

 

 

Remove or install pneumatic system components.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, service, and repair shock struts.

 

 

 

INSPECT, CHECK, SERVICE, TROUBLESHOOT, AND REPAIR HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC POWER SYSTEMS

5

0

5

Hydraulic power systems

Inspect and leak check hydraulic systems.

 

 

 

 

Remove or install hydraulic system plumbing.

 

 

 

 

Service hydraulic systems.

 

 

 

 

Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic system malfunctions.

 

 

 

Pneumatic power systems

Inspect and leak check pneumatic systems.

 

 

 

 

Remove or install pneumatic system components.

 

 

 

 

Service pneumatic systems.

 

 

 

 

Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic system malfunctions.

 

 

 

HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC POSITION AND WARNING SYSTEMS

3

0

7

Warning systems

Describe the principles of operation for the hydraulic and/or pneumatic components of the speed, stall, and take-off warning systems.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, and service for the hydraulic and/or pneumatic components of the speed, stall, and take-off warning systems.

 

 

 

Anti-skid control systems

Describe the principles of operation for the hydraulic and/or pneumatic components of anti-skid brake control systems.

 

 

 

 

Inspect and check for the hydraulic and/or pneumatic components of the anti-skid systems.

 

 

 

Position indicating and un-safe warning systems

Inspect, check, troubleshoot, service, and repair for the hydraulic and/or pneumatic components of the landing gear position indicating and warning systems.

 

 

 

Annunciator systems and caution lights

Inspect and check for the hydraulic and/or pneumatic components of the annunciator systems and caution lights.

 

 

 

INSPECT, CHECK, TROUBLESHOOT, SERVICE, AND REPAIR AIRCRAFT POSITION AND WARNING SYSTEMS

5

0

5

Speed and configuration warning system

Identify the electrical/electronic components of an aircraft speed and configuration warning system.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, and service electrical/electronic components of the speed and configuration warning systems.

 

 

 

Electrical brake controls

Identify the components of aircraft electrical brakecontrols.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, and service electrical brake controls.

 

 

 

Anti-skid system

Identify the electrical/electronic components of an aircraft anti-skid system.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, and service the electrical/electronic components of the anti-skid system.

 

 

 

Landing gear position indicating and warning

Identify the electrical/electronic components of an aircraft landing gear position indicating and warning system.

 

 

 

 

Inspect, check, and service the electrical/electronic components of the landing gear position indicating and warning system.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Books

 

IAP, Inc. (1976). Airframe and powerplant mechanics general handbook. Casper, WY: Author.

IAP, Inc. (1988). AC 43.13-1A-change three -- acceptable methods, techniques, and practices: Aircraft inspection and repair. Casper, WY: Author.

IAP, Inc. (1990). FAR handbook for aviation maintenance technicians. Casper, WY: Author.

Kroes, M. J., et al. (1988). Aircraft basic science (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.