Air Service Training
Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

EASA Part 66 Category B1.1, B1.2 Module 17 Propellers

£ 427.2

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£ 427.2

EASA Part 66 Category B1.1, B1.2 Module 17 Propellers

£ 427.2

EASA Part 66 Category B1.1, B1.2 Module 17 Propellers

EASA Part 66 Category B1.1, B1.2 Module 17 Propellers

Air Service Training Ltd (AST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perth College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). AST remains a world leader in the field of Aviation training and has been since 1931, making it arguably the longest-established organisation of its kind.

The AST engineering training facilities are situated on the spacious Perth College UHI campus and also at Perth Airport, which is four miles north of 'The Fair City' of Perth in Central Scotland. It has an attractive rural location and is less than two hours flying time from London, while the major Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee are all within an hour's drive.

This course is aimed for experienced engineers seeking a short theory based course.

You would study the following parts of the EASA Syllabus

Module 17a. Propeller

17.1 Fundamentals

Blade element theory;
High/low blade angle, reverse angle, angle of attack, rotational speed;
Propeller slip;
Aerodynamic, centrifugal, and thrust forces;
Relative airflow on blade angle of attack;
Vibration and resonance.

17.2 Propeller Construction

Construction methods and materials used in wooden, composite and metal propellers;
Blade station, blade face, blade shank, blade back and hub assembly;
Fixed pitch, controllable pitch, constant speeding propeller;
Propeller/spinner installation.

17.3 Propeller Pitch Control

Speed control and pitch change methods, mechanical and electrical/electronic;
Feathering and reverse pitch;
Overspeed protection

17.4 Propeller Synchronising

Synchronising and synchrophasing equipment

17.5 Propeller Ice Protection

Fluid and electrical de-icing equipment

17.6 Propeller Maintenance

Static and dynamic balancing;
Blade tracking;
Assessment of blade damage, erosion, corrosion, impact damage, delamination;
Propeller treatment/repair schemes;
Propeller engine running.

17.7 Propeller Storage and Preservation

Propeller preservation and depreservation.