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Avionics Technician Training

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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
ATT101 Avionics Familiarization Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of the evolution of modern avionics. Includes the role and responsibilities of the avionics technician; the classification and requirements of airports, airspace, and atmospheric environments; and types of avionics equipment used today. Also includes instrument layouts, crew cabin layouts, and advisory circulars and regulations pertaining to operation and management.
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Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Fall.
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ATT102 Aircraft Electrical Systems Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of aircraft electrical systems, including AC and DC power generation and distribution for small general aviation (GA), corporate, and commercial airline transport aircraft. Includes electrical schematics, manuals, and diagrams. Also includes aircraft system power requirements for avionics; fuel and flight management; cabin atmospheric control; landing gear and flight controls; load; warning systems; cabin lighting; and entertainment systems.
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Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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ATT103 Basics of Avionics Installation Credit Hours: 3.00
Concepts, techniques, and skills used to install electronic and avionics equipment. Includes avionics support structure installation and fabrication; instrument mounting; terminal installation; cutting, sizing, marking, bundling, and anchoring techniques and practices; handling precautions for sensitive devices; and selecting proper equipment and tools. Also includes a review of electrical equipment bays, wiring diagrams, installation drawings, circuit protection devices, lighting processes, and regulatory requirements.
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Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Fall.
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ATT104 Operating Systems I, Communication and Navigation Credit Hours: 3.00
Topical discussion on typical communication and navigation systems, schematic usage, special tooling and equipment, switching, circuit protection, instrument panel features. Includes standard wiring practices of single and multiple flight instrumentation sources, location reporting equipment, as well as essential standard avionic basic flight devices.
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Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Spring.
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ATT105 NCATT-AET Exam Preparation Credit Hours: 3.00
Preparation for the National Center for Aircraft Technician Training-Aircraft Electronics Technician (NCATT-AET) examination. Includes general electrical theories and principals. Also includes safety, terminology, standard operating systems, standard practices, electrical theories, and common hand tooling selection.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
ATT200 Communication and Navigation Installation Credit Hours: 5.00
Installation of typical communication and navigation systems. Includes schematics; special tooling and equipment; switching; circuit protection; and instrument panel modification and installation features. Also includes standard wiring and installation practices for single and multiple flight instrumentation sources, location reporting equipment, and essential standard avionic flight devices.
Prerequisite(s): ATT 103 and 104.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Spring.
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ATT201 Operating Systems II, GPS Navigation and Auto Pilot Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles of operation and usage by flight crews demonstrated with flight simulators. Includes installation planning for electrical system requirements, typical mounting, wiring methods, connectors and antenna installation. Also includes pre- and post-installation verification of system integration, functional testing; troubleshooting on Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Auto Pilot System
Prerequisite(s): ATT 104 and 200.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Spring.
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ATT202 GPS Navigation and Auto Pilot Installation Credit Hours: 5.00
Principles of operation and usage by flight crews (flight simulator). Includes installation planning for electrical system requirements, typical mounting, wiring methods, connectors and antenna installation. Includes pre- and post- installation verification of system integration, functional testing, troubleshooting on Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Auto Pilot Systems. Also includes an introduction to the installation of engine indicating instruments and their relationship to the instrument console.
Prerequisite(s): ATT 104 and 201.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Spring.
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ATT203 Avionics Test Equipment Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of the evolution of the modern avionics systems, test equipment, operation of and training for test equipment. Includes functional testing of pitot static, transponder and altitude reporting units, Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range (VOR), Global Positioning System (GPS), and compass navigation devices installed in aircraft or functioning mockups. Also includes special tooling and test apparatuses, the handling of aircraft, safety to personnel and equipment undergoing testing.
Prerequisite(s): ATT 104 and 200.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Spring.
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ATT204 Glass Cockpit Installer Credit Hours: 5.00
Installation of glass cockpit systems. Includes panel installation, functional checks, troubleshooting, installation and handling practices for Multifunction Display Units (MFD), Primary Flight Displays (PFD), and Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting Systems (EICAS). Also includes glass cockpit upgrade training, to include the removal of older "steam" gauges and various other indication instruments and replace them with modern glass cockpit indicating systems.
Prerequisite(s): ATT 103 and 200.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Summer.
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ATT205 Operating Systems III, Infrared and Weather Radar Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles of operation and usage by flight crews (demonstrated through a flight simulator). Includes installation planning, electrical system requirements, typical mounting, wiring methods, connectors and antenna installation. Includes system integration, functional testing of Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), Weather (Wx) Radar, and radio altimeter systems. Also includes the coverage of the operation, installation, troubleshooting and safety training of EVS systems.
Prerequisite(s): ATT 101 and 102.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Summer.
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ATT206 Infrared and Weather Radar Installation Credit Hours: 5.00
Installation of typical Weather Radar, Radio Altimeter Systems and Enhanced Vision Systems. Includes schematic usage, special tooling and equipment, switching, circuit protection, instrument panel features for modification for installation. Includes standard wiring and installation practices of stand alone and integrated avionic devices and multifunctional display equipment. Also includes a mandatory requirement that all installed equipment be functional tested after installation of equipment.
Prerequisite(s): ATT 103 and 205.
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Information: Includes an emphasis on one-on-one system operation, testing, and troubleshooting techniques, from technicians that are trained on the aircraft systems. Additional self-paced independent course study materials are required for non-certified Airframe and Powerplant students.
Offered: Summer.
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