EASA Part 147 Approved Course 1:

R22/R44 airframe and Lycoming engine course

Overview

The Robinson R22/R44 series type-training course includes both theoretical and practical elements for the Airframe and the Power plant.

The course covers the general maintenance and repair of the R22 & R44 helicopters. A thorough review and explanation of the R22 & R44 Maintenance Manuals are provided with emphasis on routine maintenance and repair.

Detailed description, operation, component location, removal, installation and troubleshooting to maintenance manual level.

classroom and workshop tuition

The course complies with “type training up to and including level 3” as stated in Part 66 Appendix 111 and the course syllabus can be found below.

Language

Courses are taught in English only.

Course objectives

In addition to the information contained in Level 1 and 2 training, at the completion of level 3, the engineer will be able to:

On completion of the theoretical and practical training course the student shall be able to demonstrate, to the levels identified in the Appendix III syllabus, the detailed theoretical knowledge of the aircraft applicable systems, structures, operations, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting according to approved maintenance data. The student shall be able to demonstrate the use of manuals, special tooling and equipment and approved procedures, including the knowledge of relevant inspections and limitations.

Course examination

Examination will take place at the end of the Type training course.

As well as a minimum 75% examination pass mark, a 90% course attendance has also to be obtained before the student is issued with a Certificate of Recognition.

Duration

Theoretical element:

The total theoretical instructional hours will be 60 Hours over a two (2) working week (10 working day) period. The course days have a total of 6 hours of instruction, with 3 hours of instruction given in the morning and 3 hours of instruction given in the afternoon, this does not include; tea or lunch breaks, revision, aircraft walk around or examination.

The total course hours are 60 hours giving a total course time of 10 working days (Monday to Friday) including the examination.

The theoretical course schedule below breaks the course in to modules/chapters taught by day number and morning and afternoon periods. A day's instruction commences at 08:30 and is complete by 16:10. It is recommended that students should arrive at least 15 minutes early each morning. A day is sectioned into the following periods:

Practical element:

The total practical instructional hours will be 30 Hours over a (1) working week period. The course days have a total of 6 hours of instruction, with 3 hours of instruction given in the morning and 3 hours of instruction given in the afternoon, this does not include; tea or lunch breaks, revision, or examination.

Location

The course is run from an airfield in Northamptonshire:
Sloane Helicopters Ltd facility at Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN60BN.

However, this course is also available outside of the UK. Please contact us for details.

Syllabus

Chapter of manual Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
General overview
Introduction to the Robinson R22& R44 series
Level 1 Morning
05. Time limits/components maintenance checks Level 1 Morning
06. General aircraft (dimensions/weights, mtow etc) Level 1 Morning
07. Lifting & Shoring Level 1 Afternoon
08. Leveling & Weighing Level 1 Afternoon
09. Towing & Taxing Level 1 Afternoon

 

Chapter of manual Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
10. Parking/mooring, Storing & Returning to Service Level 1 Morning
11. Placards & Markings Level 1 Morning
12. Servicing Level 1 Morning & afternoon
20. Standard practices Level 1 Afternoon
Helicopters    
18. Vibration & noise analysis (blade tracking) Level 3 Afternoon
60. Standard practice - rotor Level 3 Afternoon
Zonal and station identification systems Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 2
62a.
Rotors – monitoring & indicating
Level 3 Morning
63. Rotor drives Level 3 Morning
63a.  Rotor drives – monitoring indicating Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
64. Tail rotor Level 3 Morning & afternoon
65. Tail rotor drive Level 3 Morning
67. Rotor flight control Level 3 Afternoon
53. Airframe structure (helicopter) Level 3 Morning

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 4
67.
Rotor flight control
Level 3 Morning
25. Emergency floatation equipment Level 3

Morning

Airframe systems Level 3  
21. Air conditioning Level 3 Morning
21a. Air supply Level 3 Morning
21c. Safety & warning devices Level 3 Morning
23. Communications Level 2 Afternoon
24. Electrical power Level 3 Afternoon
25. Equipment & furnishings Level 3 Afternoon
25a. Electronic equipment inc’ emergency equipment Level 1 Afternoon
26. Fire protection Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
27. Flight controls Level 3 Morning & afternoon
28. Fuel systems Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
28a. Fuel systems – monitoring & indicating Level 3 Morning
32. Landing gear Level 3 Morning
52. Doors & windows Level 3 Morning
Piston engine    
70. Standard practices Level 3 Morning
70a. Constructional arrangement etc. Level 3 Morning & afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 7
70a.
Constructional arrangement etc.
Level 3 Morning
70b. Engine performance Level 3 Morning
71. Power plant Level 3 Morning & afternoon
73. Engine fuel & control Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
76. Engine control Level 3 Morning
79. Oil Level 3 Morning

 

Subject Helicopter Piston B1 Level Mechanical Time
80. Starting Level 3 Morning & afternoon
83. Accessory gear boxes Level 3 Afternoon

 

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