Pilot Schedule 8 Maintenance

Pilot Schedule Eight maintenance allows a pilot of an aircraft to perform small maintenance tasks which are outlined in detail in the CAAP 42ZC-1(2). The information below will prepare you for scenarios outlined in the CAAP 42ZC-1(2). Complete learning activities and quizzes to complete the competency required for Pilot Schedule 8.

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Pilot Schedule Eight maintenance allows a pilot of an aircraft to perform small maintenance tasks which are outlined in detail in the CAAP 42ZC-1(2). The information below will prepare you for scenarios outlined in the CAAP 42ZC-1(2). Complete learning activities and quizzes to complete the competency required for Pilot Schedule 8.

Resources and Background Reading

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CASA Pilot Maintenance Guide

This booklet is an essential resource describing what a pilot needs to know about their role in maintaining an aircraft.

Assess Task Requirements

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Assess Task Requirements (Pilot Maintenance)

Basic Aviation maintenance skills are a necessity before starting any work on aircraft. You will use these skills and apply them in coming briefs to complete Pilot Schedule Eight Maintenance.

Selection and use of Handtools

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Select Tools

Select tools lesson

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Check Tools

It is important before you use a tool that it is clean, serviceable and appropriate for the task.

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Identify Faulty Tools

Faulty tools can cause serious injury to the operator and damage aircraft components

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Standard Practices

A clearly defined way of completing maintenance tasks within aviation maintenance ensures conformity and standards of work

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Correct Tool Usage

This lesson details the types of tools used everyday and how to use them

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Tool Maintenance

The maintenance of your tools is a critical safety issue in aviation

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Store Tools

The correct storage of tools ensures you know where to find the right tool and that all tools are accounted for before aircraft dispatch and the tools are stored in a way that they won't be damaged or deteriorate.

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Hand Skills

You can have the very best and most expensive tools available but if you don't have the basic hand skills to go with it you will struggle with the tasks

Systems and Structures

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Aircraft Attachment Hardware

This lesson will deal with the common fastenings used in aircraft maintenance

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Select and Use Locking Devices

This lesson explains the use of locking devices used in aircraft fastenings

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Locking wire

The art of lock-wiring is an essential skill in aircraft maintenance

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Connctors and Plumbing

There are many parts to an aircraft. We need to be able to move both fluids and electricity around the airframe. To do this we often need to connect wires and plumbing, this lesson will introduce you to these devices.

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Rigging and Cables

This lesson details what to look for when maintaining the vast array of cables, pulleys and ends found in aircraft.

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Light Aircraft Brakes

This lesson explains many of the braking systems typically found on light aircraft.

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Hydraulics Explained

This short presentation gives an explanation of how basic hydraulics in the aircraft industry work

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Aircraft Systems

A good pilot has a solid understanding of the systems of the aircraft they are flying. This lesson covers the important information on systems found in the most common training aircraft.

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Aircraft Systems Quiz
4 questions

Basic Aircraft Maintenance Procedures

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Changing Aircraft Oils and Filters

This lesson will show you how to change oil and filters using the skills you have learnt in the previous lessons

2
Changing Aircraft Wheels and tires

This lesson will show you how to change aircraft wheels & tyres using the skills you have learnt in the previous lessons

3
Replacing and Cleaning Aircraft Spark Plugs

This lesson deals with the removal and cleaning of aircraft spark plugs

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