EASA Part 147 Approved Course 3:

R66 dif.ferences and Rolls Royce 300 engine course

Overview

The Robinson R66 (Turbine) series differences type-training course includes both theoretical and practical elements covering the differences between the R22/R44 and the R66 Airframes and the Power plant (R22/R44 to R66).

A thorough review and explanation of the R66 Maintenance Manuals are provided with emphasis on routine maintenance and repair, where the R66 differs from the R22/R44 types.

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 total instructional hours will be 46.6 Hours over a seven point eight (7.8) working day period.

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 12 hours giving a total course time of 2 working days (Monday 7 Tuesday) 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
Helicopters    
18. Vibration & noise analysis
(blade tracking)
Level 3 Afternoon
62. Rotors Level 3 Afternoon
65. Tail rotor drive Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
63. Rotor drives Level 3 Morning
64. Tail rotor Level 3 Morning
67. Rotor flight control Level 3 Morning
53. Airframe structure (helicopter) Level 3 Morning
Zonal and station identification systems Level 3 Morning
Airframe systems    
21. Air conditioning Level 3 Afternoon
23. Communications Level 2 Afternoon
24. Electrical power Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Piston Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 3
24. Electrical power
Level 3 Morning
25. Equipment & furnishings Level 3 Morning
26. Fire protection Level 3 Morning
31. Instrument systems Level 3 Morning
32. Landing gear Level 3 Morning
52. Doors & windows Level 3 Morning
28. Fuel systems Level 3 Afternoon
28a. Fuel systems – monitoring & indicating Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Turbine engine    
70. Standard practices Level 3 Morning
70a. Constructional arrangement etc. Level 3 Morning & afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 5
70a.
Constructional arrangement etc.
Level 3 Morning
70b. Engine performance Level 3 Morning
71. Power plant Level 3 Afternoon
73. Engine fuel & control Level 3 Afternoon
74. Ignition Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 6
74. Ignition
Level 3 Morning
75. Bleed air Level 3 Morning
76. Engine control Level 3 Morning & afternoon
76. Engine indication Level 3 Morning & afternoon
78. Exhaust Level 3 Afternoon
79. Oil Level 3 Afternoon

 

Subject Helicopter Turbine B1 Level Mechanical Time
Continued from Day 7
79. Oil
Level 3 Morning
80. Starting Level 3 Morning
83. Accessory gear boxes Level 3 Morning & afternoon
Engine – Airframe interface Level 3 Afternoon

 

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