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ENTA12017 - Aircraft Systems - Avionics

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Instruments and systems indications are critical to the safe and efficient operation of an aircraft. In more modern aircraft, control of the data flow into and out of an aircraft, and within an aircraft, has become critically important. This unit covers part of the aircraft aerodynamics, structure and systems module of the EASA Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance basic knowledge requirements syllabus. In this unit, you will develop knowledge of various aircraft instrumentation systems, including systems that use pitot/static air, systems that use gyroscopic principles, and other instruments that measure parameters such as pressure and temperature. You will also learn about integrated modular avionics systems, cabin intercommunication and networking, and other digital information systems. A necessary part of this unit will be conducting practical tasks with different types of procedures, components and systems. This unit is delivered at Aviation Australia campuses by Aviation Australia staff in partnership with CQUniversity.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: Aircraft Instrumentation Systems

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Attendance Requirements

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Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

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