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Course Number:
AMT 124
Course Title:
Fuel Metering Systems
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Course Description

Examines the many methods used to move air and fuel into and through an engine in a ratio producing safe and efficient engine operation under widely varying conditions. Prerequisites: AMT 102, AMT 203, AMT 204, AMT 105, AMT 106 and AMT 107. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is part of a Program designed to meet some of the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for certification of Aviation Mechanics, and approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Upon completion of the Program the student should be able to:

  1. Meet the identified Degree and Certificate Outcomes identified in the document found at http://www.pcc.edu/resources/academic/degree-outcome/amt.html as appropriate for coursework level completed.
  2. Successfully complete FAA Knowledge testing, in a written test format, as identified in the document:  FAA-G-8082-3A - AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN—GENERAL, AIRFRAME, AND POWERPLANT KNOWLEDGE TEST GUIDE
  3. Successfully complete FAA Knowledge and Skill testing, in an oral and practical test format, as identified in the following documents, as appropriate:

a.       FAA-S-8081-26 -AVIATION MECHANIC GENERAL - Practical Test Standards

b.      FAA-S-8081-27 – AVIATION MECHANIC AIRFRAME – Practical Test Standards

c.       FAA-S-8081-28 – AVIATION MECHANIC POWERPLANT – Practical Test Standards

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this Course the student should be able to:

  • Understand and apply the characteristics of aviation fuels, associated fuel systems, fuel metering methods and induction systems relative to engine/airframe installations. 

  • Perform maintenance and inspection of fuel system, fuel metering, and induction systems using proper procedures and techniques.

Course Activities and Design

Lecture/discussion/demonstration sessions and lab projects, supported by written instructional materials, will present to the student background knowledge needed at entry level for related aviation maintenance employment, and to perform the written, oral, and practical tests which are required for FAA certification of Aviation Mechanics. The assignment of four credit hours to this course indicates that students will be involved with the course content for approximately 120 hours. Class participants will be expected to invest time outside of the official scheduled class hours in their efforts to master the course content. For this course to be creditable toward the FAA authorized Certificate of Completion, the total hours recorded for the course must not be less than 90% of the hours offered during the module (typically 90 hours). Material missed by students during allowed absence will be made available to them in one or more ways, as selected by the instructor. The student is responsible for checking with the instructor following any absence, and for accessing the missed material that is made available.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Evaluation methods include written and oral testing, attendance and class participation, and satisfactory completion of class projects. Evaluation levels will be at least those defined in 14 CFR Part 147 Appendices and in this Course Content & Outcome Guide. A letter grade of “C” (minimum 76%) or higher is required for this course to be creditable toward the FAA authorized Certificate of Completion.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Course Content
F. Fuel Metering Systems
    Overhaul carburetor.
    Repair engine fuel metering system components.
    Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair reciprocating and turbine engine fuel metering systems (in part).
G. Engine Fuel Systems
    Repair engine fuel system components.
    Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot, and repair engine fuel systems.
H. Induction and Engine airflow Systems
    Inspect, check, troubleshoot, service, and repair engine ice and rain control systems.
    Inspect, check, service, troubleshoot and repair heat exchangers, superchargers, and turbine engine airflow and temperature control         systems (in part).
    Inspect, check, service, and repair carburetor air intake and induction manifolds.