Section 2: Airframes, Engines, Propellers and Aircraft Systems

 

AIRFRAMES
  1 Types of Construction
LANDING GEAR
  1 Types
ENGINES RECIPROCATING
  1 Types
  2 Four Stroke Cycle
  3 Methods of Cooling
  4 Principles of the Magneto
  5 Dual Ignition
  6 Exhaust System
  7 Ancillary Controls
  8 Turbo-charging
  9 Effect of Density Altitude/Humidity
  10 Limitations and Operation
  11 Instruments
CARBURATION
  1 Theory of Operation
* 2 Fuel-Air Mixture
* 3 Mixture Controls
* 4 Carburettor Icing
* 5 Use of Carburettor Heat and Its Effect on Mixture
FUEL INJECTION
  1 Principle of Operation
  2 Icing
  3 Alternate Air
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  1 Battery/Starter
  2 Generator/Alternator
  3 Lighting
  4 Ammeter, Load Meter and Warning/Caution Systems
  5 Bus Bars
  6 Circuit Breakers/Fuses
  7 Grounding/Bonding
LUBRICATING SYSTEMS AND OILS
* 1 Types/Viscosity/Grades and Seasonal Use
* 2 Purposes
  3 Methods of Lubrication
  4 Venting
  5 Filters
  6 Pressure Relief
  7 Oil Cooler
FUEL SYSTEM AND FUELS
  1 Types/Colour/Properties Density/Weight
  2 Additives
* 3 Contamination and Deterioration
  4 Venting and Baffling
  5 Fuel Pumps, Lines, Filters and Drains
  6 Induction Manifold
  7 Detonation/Pre-ignition Causes and Effects
  8 Vapour Lock
  9 Primers, Choke
  10 Fuel Management - Ground and Air
  11 Fuel Handling Fuelling Aircraft
* 12 Grounding/Bonding
OTHER SYSTEMS
  1 Rotor Brakes
  2 Engine RPM
  3 Rotor RPM