Course Details

Safety, Ground Operation & Servicing

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 learn the important safety policies and procedures for ground operations of and servicing of aircraft. You will learn safety procedures in the areas of the shop, flight line, and fire protection. You will also learn proper tiedown procedures for multiple types of aircraft. Ground movement of aircraft, such as engine starting and towing/taxiing, is also reviewed. Finally, you will learn about servicing the various systems in an aircraft such as air, oil, fluids, and fuel.

It is noted that information in this course is a general guide for safety, ground operations, and servicing. All manuals for specific aircraft, equipment, and machine tools should be reviewed and understood prior to any operations.

Recommended Prerequisites

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

What You’ll Learn

Course Module Listing


Pre-Course Survey

Course Introduction

Shop and Flight Line Safety and Fire Protection

Module Introduction

Shop Safety

Fire Protection

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Tiedown Procedures and Ground Movement of Aircraft

Module Introduction

Tiedown Procedures

Ground Movement of Aircraft

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Servicing and Fuel Servicing of Aircraft

Module Introduction

Servicing Aircraft

Fuel Servicing of Aircraft

Module Summary

Module Assessment