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AVIATION MECHANIC STUDY GUIDE

Use this Test Guide to prepare for your Knowledge Test exam:
Read the question, select your choice for the correct answer, and then read the explanation. Use the references that accompany the correct answer at the bottom of each page to identify additional resources for further study. Upon completion of your studies, take practice tests on your ASA app install on on your phone or tablet.

Follow the list in order for each section of General | Airframe | Powerplant in the study mode.

Total Bank Questions: 3,012:

General: 665 Exam: 60

Airframe: 1,070 Exam:100

Powerplant: 1,017 Exam: 100


POWERPLANT SUBJECTS

To determine that the applicant exhibits knowledge and demonstrates skill to perform the following elements of this subjects.

Section IV- Powerplant Theory and Maintenance

A. Reciprocating Engines
B. Turbine Engines
C. Engine Inspection

Section V- Powerplant Systems and Components

H. Engine Instrument Systems
I. Engine Fire Protection Systems
J. Engine Electrical Systems
K. Lubrication Systems
L. Ignition and Starting Systems
M. Fuel Metering Systems
N. Engine Fuel Systems
O. Induction and Engine Airflow Systems
P. Engine Cooling Systems
Q. Engine Exhaust and Reverser Systems
R. Propellers

AIRFRAME SUBJECTS

To determine that the applicant exhibits knowledge and demonstrates skill to perform the following elements of this subjects.

Section II- Airframe Structures

A. Wood Structures
B. Aircraft Covering
C. Aircraft Finishes
D. Sheet Metal Structures
E. Welding
F. Assembly and Rigging
G. Airframe Inspection

Section III- Airframe Systems and Components

K. Landing Gear Systems
L. Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power Systems
M. Cabin Atmosphere Control Systems
N. Aircraft Instrument Systems
O. Communication and Navigation Systems
P. Aircraft Fuel Systems
Q. Aircraft Electrical Systems
R. Position and Warning Systems
S. Ice and Rain Control Systems
T. Fire Protection Systems.

GENERAL SUBJECTS

To determine that the applicant exhibits knowledge and demonstrates skill to perform the following oral elements of this subjects.

Section I- Aviation Mechanic General

A. Basic Electricity
B. Aircraft Drawings
C. Weight and Balance
D. Fluid Lines and Fittings
E. Materials and Processes
F. Ground Operation and Servicing
G. Cleaning and Corrosion Control
H. Mathematics
I. Maintenance Forms and Records
J. Physics for Aviation
K. Maintenance Publications
L. Mechanic Privileges and Limitations

AMP-Practical

To do well on the practical projects exam, you need incorporate your past experience and skills as much as possible. Insure that you become familiar with FAA publications in order to identify the projects listed below.

There are 15 Sections in this Powerplant Study Guide. You must pass all 9 projects during your exam with the DME.

This study guide list some sample practical projects that are similar to the ones that you will encounter during your exam. The same references may also be used to provide information pertaining to the practical projects. It would be impossible to provide a study guide that would cover all possible questions and projects that might be ask during the exam. However, this study guide does cover all of the subject areas for each section and should prove to be a valuable study aid in preparing for the exam.

Remember, it is not the purpose of the exam to test you on everthing that there is to know about the subject area but to test you on the basic information contained in that subject area.

If you can answer the following sample questions, complete the practical projects and know how they relate to other questions, answers and projects in the the subject area, you should be ready to complete the exam.

AMA-Practical

To do well on the practical projects exam, you need incorporate your past experience and skills as much as possible. Insure that you become familiar with FAA publications in order to identify the projects listed below.

There are 17 Sections in this Airframe Study Guide. You must pass all 7 projects during your exam with the DME.

This study guide list some sample practical projects that are similar to the ones that you will encounter during your exam. The same references may also be used to provide information pertaining to the practical projects. It would be impossible to provide a study guide that would cover all possible questions and projects that might be ask during the exam. However, this study guide does cover all of the subject areas for each section and should prove to be a valuable study aid in preparing for the exam.

Remember, it is not the purpose of the exam to test you on everything that there is to know about the subject area but to test you on the basic information contained in that subject area.

If you can answer the following sample questions, complete the practical projects and know how they relate to other questions, answers and projects in the the subject area, you should be ready to complete the exam.

AMG-Practical

To do well on the practical projects exam, you need incorporate your past experience and skills as much as possible. Insure that you become familiar with FAA publications in order to identify the projects listed below.

There are 12 Sections in this General Study Guide. You must pass all 9 projects during your exam with the DME.

This study guide list some sample practical projects that are similar to the ones that you will encounter during your exam. The same references may also be used to provide information pertaining to the practical projects. It would be impossible to provide a study guide that would cover all possible questions and projects that might be ask during the exam. However, this study guide does cover all of the subject areas for each section and should prove to be a valuable study aid in preparing for the exam.

Remember, it is not the purpose of the exam to test you on everything that there is to know about the subject area but to test you on the basic information contained in that subject area.

If you can answer the following sample questions, complete the practical projects and know how they relate to other questions, answers and projects in the the subject area, you should be ready to complete the exam.