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Aviation Maintenance Requirements

Aviation Maintenance students are required to purchase the following tools by the start of their second semester:

  • Screwdrivers:
    • #1 tip straight blade
    • #2 tip straight blade
    • #1 tip Phillips
    • #2 tip Phillips
    • Optional:
      • Offset ratcheting screwdriver with changeable tip
      • Ratcheting, reversible screwdriver
  • Wrenches:
    • combination wrenches set (open end-box end) (8): 3/8”to 7/8”
    • ignition wrench set: 1/4” through 7/16”
  • Socket Wrenches:
    • 1/4” drive – 1/4” through 1/2”
    • 1/4” drive ratchet                                
    • 1/4” drive extension: 6”
    • 3/8” drive sockets– 3/8” through 7/8”
    • 3/8” drive deep well spark-plug socket 7/8”        
    • 3/8” drive ratchet
    • 3/8” drive extensions: 3” and 6”
    • Optional:
    • Full set of six-point sockets
    • Full set of twelve-point sockets
    • Full set of six-point deep-well sockets
    • 3/8” breaker bar
  • Pliers:
    • slip joint pliers
    • interlocking-joint pliers (plumbers pliers)
    • duckbill pliers
    • needle-nose pliers
    • Optional:
      • Safety-wire pliers (6” or 9”)
  • Cutters:
    • Diagonal cutters (dikes)
    • Optional:
      • Aviation snips (left, right, & straight)
  • Scribes:
    • straight scribe
    • 90° tip scribe
  • Punches:
    • center punch
    • pin punch: 1/16”, 3/32”, 1/8”, 5/32”, 3/16”
    • Optional:
      • Brass punch – 3/8”
  • Hammers:
    • 12 ounce ball peen hammer
    • 12 ounce plastic-tip mallet
  • Files:
    • single-cut flat file
    • double-cut flat file
    • half-round file
  • Saws:
    • 12” hacksaw
  • Inspection:
    • flashlight & batteries
    • inspection mirror
    • magnifying glass (4x to 10x)
    • safety glasses

Hour Attendance Requirement:

  • General – 400 hours
  • Airframe – 750 hours
  • Powerplant – 750 hours

This program may have additional requirements necessary to obtain the industry/regulatory certificate as found on the following websites, and students are encouraged to review those requirements prior to enrollment.

Aviation Maintenance, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) - https://www.faa.gov/

 

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two main campuses in Craig and Rangely are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado, with one service center located in Meeker.

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