Course Details

Aircraft Drawings

This course is designed to partially fulfill the curriculum requirements as set out in Appendix B Part 147 General Curriculum Subjects for Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools established by the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations.

This course will help you understand how detailed and complex information is communicated visually through the use of documents such as drawings, schematics, diagrams, flowcharts, charts, graphs, and images. Furthermore, you will learn how to recognize the meaning of the types of lines, symbols, and tables of data that may be present on these documents. Lastly, you will be introduced to the different methods of creating, storing, and accessing drawings, diagrams, and schematics. Drawings and imagery serve a critical role in the manufacturing, maintenance, and repair of aircraft. At the conclusion of this course, you will have developed an understanding of the critical role that drawings serve in aviation and gained the ability to read and interpret these important documents.

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic Reading Comprehension, Basic Computer Skills, Basic Internet Browsing Skills

What You’ll Learn

Course Module Listing


Course Pre-Test

Course Introduction

Module 1: Computer Graphics and Aviation Drawings

Module Introduction

Lesson 1: Introduction to Aircraft Drawings

Lesson 2: Types of Drawings

Lesson 3: Title Blocks and Universal Numbering System

Lesson 4: Bill of Material and Other Drawing Data

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Module 2: Illustration Methods and Meanings of Symbols and Lines

Module Introduction

Lesson 1: Methods of Illustration: Drawings

Lesson 2: Methods of Illustration: Diagrams and Flowcharts

Lesson 3: Lines and Drawing Symbols

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Module 3: Reading, Interpreting and Storing Drawings

Module Introduction

Lesson 1: Interpreting Drawings and Sketches

Lesson 2: Equipment, Visual Data and Storage

Module Summary

Module Assessment

End-of-Course Test and Survey

Course Assessment

Course Survey