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Aviation: General and Airframe (470I)

Southern State Engineering Banner, Aviation: General and Airframe

Offered on: North Campus (Evening) and 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 Amy McClellan for clarification or questions.

Fall Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1111 Aircraft Operations & Preservation 5
AVIT 1112 Basic Aircraft Electricity 5
AVIT 1113 Aircraft Materials, Processes & Fluid Lines 5

Spring Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 1121 Aircraft Maintenance Publications & Regulations 3
AVIT 2221 Aircraft Metallic Structures 6
AVIT 2222 Aircraft Fuel Systems 2
AVIT 2241 Aircraft Instrumentation, Navigation & Communication 4
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3
PHYS 1117 Applied Physics I (Mechanics) 3

Summer Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2231 Aircraft Non-Metallic Structures 5
AVIT 2232 Airframe Electrical Systems 5
AVIT 2233 Aircraft Landing Gear & Fluid Power 5

Fall Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
AVIT 2242 Aircraft Atmospheric & Protection Systems 3
AVIT 2243 Aircraft Assembly & Rigging 4
AVIT 2244 Airframe Inspection 3
Program Total: 61

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