Inspection Fundamentals2019-07-28T06:42:07+00:00
Course Details

Inspection Fundamentals

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 to understand the fundamental concepts surrounding the aircraft inspection methods, procedures, and frequency requirements. You will learn about the different types of basic inspection, as well as special inspections required by the FAA and when those inspections must be conducted. Furthermore, inspections using visual, magnetic, acoustic, and radiographic methods and tools will be covered. Finally, the course will cover basic inspection of composite materials including a brief discussion about visual inspection of metal welds. A sound inspection system is the cornerstone of any quality maintenance program designed to maintain aircraft in the best possible flying condition for the safety of passengers and crew and the savings of time and resources.

Recommended Prerequisites

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

What You’ll Learn

Course Module Listing

Overview

Pre-Course Survey

Course Introduction

Preparation for Inspection

Module Introduction

Preparation for Inspection

Publications and ATA iSpec 2200

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Types of Inspections

Module Introduction

Types of Inspections

Special Inspections

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Nondestructive Inspection

Module Introduction

Visual, Non-Destructive Inspection

Acoustic, Non-Destructive Inspection

Magnetic Inspection Tools

Radiographic Inspection Tools

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Composite Material Inspection

Module Introduction

Composite Material Inspection

Weld Inspection

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Review

Exam

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1104181. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are hose of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.