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2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AVM 151 - Aircraft Sheet Metal Repair IV

4 Credits, 8 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 6 lab periods

Continuation of AVM 150 . Includes locking fasteners, damage classifications, and structural repair processes.

Prerequisite(s): AVM 150  

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the types, materials and sizing of special locking fasteners.
  2. Demonstrate the use of locking fasteners in structural repair procedures.
  3. Define and use damage classifications according to the Structural Repair Manual (SRM).
  4. Use the SRM and the Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC) to determine repair and replacement requirements.
  5. Describe layout procedures and perform pressurized repair, flush skin and frame repair to heavy materials.

  1. Special Locking Fasteners
    1. Types, Materials and Sizing
    2. Installation Procedures for the following:
      1. Dzus
      2. Camlock
      3. Airlock
      4. Paneloc
      5. Zip-loc
      6. Milsou
      7. Calfac
  2. Damage Classifications
    1. Definitions
    2. Allowable damage
    3. Repairable damage
    4. Replacement of the part
    5. Damage beyond allowable limits
    6. Hole preparation and stop drilling of cracks
    7. Use of the SRM to identify type of damage
  3. Repair and Replacement Requirements
    1. Use of the SRM to determine repair procedures
    2. Use of the IPC to determine parts replacement and effectiveness
  4. Repair Processes
    1. Pressurized repairs
    2. Flush skin repair - heavy material
    3. Frame repair - heavy material
    4. External patch repair