EASA Part 147 Approved Course 2:

R66 airframe and Rolls Royce 300 engine course

Overview

The Robinson R66 (Turbine) 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 R66 helicopter and its engine. A thorough review and explanation of the R66 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 courses 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 tools 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 theoretical 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 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 practical 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.

The total course hours are 30 hours giving a total course time of 5 working days (Monday to Friday) including the 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 Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
General overview
Introduction to the Robinson R66 series
(PowerPoint Presentation)
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
10. Parking/mooring, Storing & Returning to Service Level 1 Afternoon

 

Chapter of manual Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 1
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
65. Tail rotor drive Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Helicopters    
64. Tail rotor Level 3 Morning
53. Airframe structure (helicopter) Level 3 Morning
25. Emergency floatation equipment Level 3

Morning

Zonal and station identification systems Level 3 Morning
62. Rotors Level 3 Afternoon
63. Rotor drives Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 3
62. Rotors
Level 3 Morning
18. Vibration & noise analysis
(blade tracking)
Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 4
18. Vibration & noise analysis
Level 3 Morning
67. Rotor flight control Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Airframe systems    
21. Air conditioning Level 3 Morning
23. Communications Level 2 Morning
24. Electrical power Level 3 Morning & afternoon
25. Equipment & furnishings Level 3 Afternoon
28. Fuel systems Level 3 Afternoon

 

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

 

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

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
74. Ignition Level 3 Morning
75. Bleed air Level 3 Morning
76. Engine control Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
76. Engine indication Level 3 Morning
78. Exhaust Level 3 Morning
79. Oil Level 3 Morning
80. Starting Level 3 Morning & afternoon
83. Accessory gear boxes Level 3 Afternoon

 

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