Unit code: HES6625
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||equivalent to 4 contact hours per week|
Aims and objectivesTo provide a comprehensive background to the legislative requirements, the technical management and quality processes, and the facilities involved in maintenance of aircraft, engines and components in an airline operating under the approval of any of the major regulatory authorities.
At the completion of this unit, students will have developed a fundamental understanding of the regulatory and business dynamics of an airline operating under the approval of the European Joint Aviation Authorities, the USA Federal Aviation Authority and the Austalian Civil Aviation Safety Authority.
Generic skills outcomes
At the completion of the unit, students should exhibit the following graduate attributes:
- Are capable in their chosen professional, vocational or study areas
- Operate effectively and ethically in work and community situations
- Are aware of environments in which they will be contributing
- Approval framework.
- Business regulatory dynamics from a JAA/FA 121 perspective.
- Business regulatory dynamics from a JAA/FA 145 perspective.
- Engineering and maintenance systems and data management.
- Maintenance planning and tracking.
- Quality control and risk management.
- Inventory management.
- Aircraft, engine and component leasing.
Reading materialsKinnison, H, Aviation Maintenance Management, McGraw Hill, 2004.
Hessberg, J, Air Carrier MRO Handbook, McGraw Hill, 2000.