Alternative C - aircraft

  1. Understand the basic principles of, and be able to point out the component parts of either:
    1. an aircraft piston engine
    2. an aircraft gas turbine engine
  2. Understand the basic principles of flight and airframe construction of a fixed wing aircraft.
  3. Know and be able to demonstrate Aircraft Marshalling signals used by day and night.
  4. Demonstrate your ability to carry out four of the following:
    1. replenish a light aircraft fuel and oil system
    2. rig and de-rig a glider
    3. picket a light aircraft
    4. change a set of plugs on a light aircraft engine
    5. inspect aircraft main and tail or nose wheel tyres or serviceability
    6. repair a small tear in the fabric surface of a light aircraft or glider
    7. the pre-use inspection of a parachute and how to put it on and take it off
    8. check the control system of a light aircraft or glider for correct sense of movement