Airframe Certificate (470I)

Southern State Engineering Banner, Airframe Certificate

Offered at: Laural Oaks (Evening)

Nature of Profession

Aviation mechanics repair and perform scheduled maintenance on airplanes and helicopters. They inspect aircraft as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Degree requirements are different than FAA requirements for testing and licensures. Please contact Michelle Callender for clarification or questions.

Fall Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1101 Aircraft Operations & Preservation 3
AVIT 1102 Aircraft Maintenance Forms and Inspection Techniques 3
AVIT 1103 Aircraft Materials and Corrosion 3
AVIT 1104 Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics 3

Spring Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1201 Flight Controls, Rotorcraft and Inspection 3
AVIT 1202 Airframe Non-Metallic Structures 3
AVIT 1203 Aircraft Communications and Instruments 3
AVIT 1204 Aircraft Environmental, Ice, Rain, and Water Systems 3

Fall Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2301 Airframe Metallic Structures 4
AVIT 2302 Aircraft Fuel, Hydraulics, and Gear 4
AVIT 2303 Airframe Electricity and Fire Protection 4
Program Total: 36


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