Aviation Electronics Technology
The AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY is a specialization within electronic maintenance and repair in aircraft electronic systems with emphasis placed on communication, navigation and flight management systems.
A UPHSD graduate Aviation Electronics Technology program will attain:
- An ability to be familiarize with the basic parts and principles of flight;
- An ability to understand and applying the principles, theories and concepts regarding aircraft electrical/electronics parts, components and systems;
- An ability to recognize the concept in operation, servicing and maintenance of aircraft component;
- An ability to be able to follow procedures, direction and written instruction according in AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE MANUAL(AMM); WIRING DIAGRAM MANUAL(WDM); COMPONENT MAINTENANCE MANUAL(CMM);
- An ability to have knowledge in aircraft maintenance practices;
- An ability to understand the regulation particularly in aviation airworthiness;
The Aviation Electronics Technology program has a total of 198 credit units. The program consists of the general education, technical courses, allied courses, professional courses and on-the-job training.
Why Study Aviation Electronics
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Because avionics is involved in everything aboard an aircraft, including engines and flight controls, the aviation industry needs skilled individuals with aircraft avionics training. Avionics technicians may find themselves involved in testing, calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing avionics instruments. Avionics jobs may also require candidates to inspect and maintain electrical systems as well as set up and perform bench tests, repairs and replace defective components such as tachometers, temperature gauges and altimeters, as well as read electrical wiring diagrams.
Individuals with approved training can work as aircraft mechanics and service technicians or as avionics technicians. They must maintain detailed records of what operations are performed. The two main career options in avionics repair and maintenance are as follows:
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians repair the mechanical and structural parts of an aircraft, including the wings, brakes and electrical systems. Some are specialists and work on just one type of aircraft. They also may conduct inspections of aircraft. Those who do not hold certifications can work as repairmen, performing only certain tasks at a specific place of employment.
An avionics technician works on the various components of an aircraft that are used for navigation, flight and propulsion control, instrumental landings, weather monitoring and communications. Their work can include installing instrument panels and software. They need to know how to interpret computer readings to diagnose a problem.
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