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GCAA CAR 66 - B2 Avionics

OBJECTIVE
This course is in compliance with GCAA CAR-66, Appendix II "Type Training and Examination Standard". The partici-
pant will acquire the basic technical knowledge and principles necessary to fulfil the requirements for the applica-
tion of an aircraft maintenance licence and conditions of its validity and use, for maintaining aeroplanes and heli-
copters.
The participant will also acquire the basic technical knowledge and principles necessary perform maintenance
tasks permitted to be carried out as certifying staff category B2.
Target Group Applicants for GCAA CAR-66
category B2 Avionics

Nr. of Participants Recommended 16

Duration Training days 400
Total training hours 2.400
Level 1 A familiarisation with the principal elements of the subject

Objectives:
The applicant should be familiar with the basic elements of the subject.
The applicant should be able to give a simple description of the whole subject, using common words and examples.
The applicant should be able to use typical terms.

Level 2 A general knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject and an ability to apply that
knowledge

Objectives:
The applicant should be able to understand the theoretical fundamentals of the subject.
The applicant should be able to give a general description of the subject using, as appropriate, typical examples.
The applicant should be able to use mathematical formulae in conjunction with physical laws describing the sub-
ject.
The applicant should be able to read and understand sketches, drawings and schematics describing the subject.
The applicant should be able to apply his knowledge in a practical manner using detailed procedures.

Level 3 A detailed knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject and a capacity to combine
and apply the separate elements of knowledge in a logical and comprehensive manner

Objectives:
The applicant should know the theory of the subject and interrelationships with other subjects.
The applicant should be able to give a detailed description of the subject using theoretical fundamentals and spe-
cific examples.
The applicant should understand and be able to use mathematical formulae related to the subject.
The applicant should be able to read, understand and prepare sketches, simple drawings and schematics describ-
ing the subject.
The applicant should be able to apply his knowledge in a practical manner using manufacturer's instructions.
The applicant should be able to interpret results from various sources and measurements and apply corrective
action where appropriate.

Subjects taught as listed in the course syllabus.
Examination Module examination, closed book, multiple-choice and / or
essay questions examination type.

Pass mark per phase examination 75%
GCAA CAR 66 - B2 Avionics
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GCAA CAR 66 B2 Avionics - Course Description
SUBJECT
THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Hours
MODULE 1. MATHEMATICS 54 54
1 1 Arithmetic
1 2 Algebra
1 3 Geometry

MODULE 2. PHYSICS 60 - 60
2 1 Matter
2 2 Mechanics
2 3 Thermodynamics
2 4 Optics (Light)
2 5 Wave motion and sound

MODULE 3. ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS 114 - 114
3 1 Electron theory
3 2 Static electricity and conduction
3 3 Electrical terminology
3 4 Generation of electricity
3 5 DC sources of electricity
3 6 DC circuits
3 7 Resistance/resistor
3 8 Power
3 9 Capacitance/capacitor
3 10 Magnetism
3 11 Inductance/inductor
3 12 DC motor/generator theory
3 13 AC theory
3 14 Resistive (R), Capacitive (C) and inductive (L) circuits
3 15 Transformers
3 16 Filters
3 17 AC generators
3 18 AC motors

MODULE 4. ELECTRONIC FUNDAMENTALS 180 180
4 1 Semiconductors
4 2 Printed circuit boards
4 3 Servomechanisms


MODULE 5. DIGITAL TECHNIQUES ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS 180 180
5 1 Electronic instrument systems
5 2 Numbering systems
5 3 Data conversion
5 4 Data buses
5 5 Logic circuits
5 6 Basic computer structure
5 7 Microprocessors
5 8 Integrated circuits
5 9 Multiplexing
5 10 Fibre optics
5 11 Electronic displays
5 12 Electrostatic sensitive devices
5 13 Software management control
5 14 Electromagnetic environment
5 15 Typical electronic/digital aircraft systems


MODULE 6. MATERIALS AND HARDWARE 60 60
6 1 Aircraft materials/Ferrous
6 2 Aircraft materials/Non-ferrous
6 3 Aircraft materials/Composites and Non-metallic
6 4 Corrosion
6 5 Fasteners
6 6 Pipes and unions
6 7 Springs


GCAA CAR 66 B2 Avionics - Course Description (continued)
SUBJECT
THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Hours
MODULE 6. MATERIALS AND HARDWARE (continued)
6 8 Bearings
6 9 Transmissions
6 10 Control cables
6 11 Electrical cables and connectors


MODULE 7. MAINTENANCE PRACTICES 132 210 342
7 1 Safety precautions - Aircraft and workshop
7 2 Workshop practices
7 3 Tools
7 4 Avionics general test equipment
7 5 Engineering drawings, diagrams and standards
7 6 Fits and clearances
7 7 Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS)
7 15 Welding, brazing, soldering and bonding
7 16 Aircraft weight and balance
7 17 Aircraft handling and storage
7 18 Disassembly, inspection, repair and assembly techniques
7 19 Abnormal events
7 20 Maintenance procedures


MODULE 8. BASIC AERODYNAMICS 42 42
8 1 Physics of the atmosphere
8 2 Aerodynamics
8 3 Theory of flight
8 4 Flight stability and dynamics

MODULE 9. HUMAN FACTORS 30 - 30
9 1 General
9 2 Human performance and limitations
9 3 Social psychology
9 4 Factors affecting performance
9 5 Physical environment
9 6 Tasks
9 7 Communication
9 8 Human error
9 9 Hazards in the workplace

MODULE 10. AVIATION LEGISLATION 72 - 72
10 1 Regulatory framework
10 2 Part-66 - Certifying Staff - Maintenance
10 3 Part-145 - Approved Maintenance Organisations
10 4 Air Operations
10 5 Certification of Aircraft Parts and Appliances
10 6 Continuing Airworthiness
10 7 Applicable National and International requirements (if not superseded
by EU requirements)

MODULE 13. AIRCRAFT AERODYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS 486 690 1176
13 1 Theory of Flight
13 2 Structures - General Concepts
13 3 Autoflight (ATA 22)
13 4 Communication/Navigation (ATA23/24)
13 5 Electrical Power (ATA 24)
13 6 Equipment and Furnishing (ATA 25)
13 7 Flight Controls (ATA 27)
13 8 Instrument Systems (ATA 31)
13 9 Lights (ATA 33)
13 10 On Board Maintenance Systems (ATA 45)
13.11 Air Conditioning and Cabin Pressurisation (ATA 21)
13.12 Fire Protection (ATA 26)
13.13 Fuel Systems (ATA 28)
13.14 Hydraulic Power (ATA 29)

GCAA CAR 66 B2 Avionics - Course Description (continued)
SUBJECT
THEORY PRACTICAL TOTAL
Hours
MODULE 13. AIRCRAFT AERODYNAMICS, STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS (continued)
13.15 Ice and Rain Protection (ATA 30)
13.16 Landing Gear (ATA 32)
13.17 Oxygen (ATA 35)13.18 Pneumatic/Vacuum (ATA 36)
13.19 Water/Waste (ATA 38)
13.20 Integrated Modular Avionics (ATA 42)
13.21 Cabin Systems (ATA 44)
13.22 Information Systems (ATA 46)


MODULE 14 PROPULSION 30 60 90
14 1 Turbine engines
14 2 Engine indicating systems
14.3 Starting and Ignition Systems


TOTALS
HOURS 1440 960 2400
DAYS 400
Course examinations requirements

Subject Module 1 Mathematics:
Available questions: 355
Category B2: 30 level 1 & 2 multi-choice questions. Time allowed 40 minutes.

Subject Module 2 Physics:
Available questions: 861
Category B2: 50 level 1 & 2 multi-choice. Time allowed 65 minutes.

Subject Module 3 Electrical Fundamentals:
Available questions: 1215
Category B2: 50 level 1 & 2 multi-choice. Time allowed 65 minutes.

Subject Module 4 Electronic Fundamentals:
Available questions: 1215
Category B2: 40 level 2 multi-choice. Time allowed 50 minutes.

Subject Module 5 Digital Techniques/Electronic Instrument Systems:
Available questions: 1279
Category B2: 70 level 2 & 3 multi-choice. Time allowed 90 minutes.

Subject Module 6 Materials and Hardware:
Available questions: 1872
Category B2: 60 level 1 & 2 multi-choice. Time allowed 75 minutes.

Subject Module 7 Maintenance Practices:
Available questions: 1779 Available essays: 90
Category B2: 60 level 1, 2 & 3 multi-choice and 2 essay questions. Time allowed 75 minutes plus 40 minutes.

Subject Module 8 Basic Aerodynamics:
Available questions: 852
Category B2: 20 level 2 multi-choice. Time allowed 25 minutes.

Subject Module 9 Human factors:
Available questions: 529 Available essays: 43
Category B2: 20 level 1 & 2 multi-choice and 1 essay question. Time allowed 25 minutes plus 20 minutes.

Subject Module 10 Aviation Legislation:
Available questions: 590 Available essays: 40
Category B2: 40 level 1 & 2 multi-choice and 1 essay question. Time allowed 50 minutes plus 20 minutes.

Subject Module 13 Aircraft Aerodynamics, Structures and Systems:
Available questions: 3269
Category B2: 130 level 1, 2 & 3 multi-choice. Time allowed 165 minutes.

Subject Module 14 Propulsion:
Available questions: 185
Category B2: 25 level 1 & 2 multi-choice. Time allowed 30 minutes.
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