Conventional Systems - fully powered flight controls - Power actuated systems – Modern control systems - Digital fly by wire systems - Auto pilot system active control Technology,
Hydraulic systems - Study of typical workable system - components - Pneumatic systems - Advantages - Working principles - Typical Air pressure system – Brake system - Typical Pneumatic power system - Components, Landing Gear systems - Classification
Fuel systems for Piston and jet engines, - Components of multi engines. lubricating systems for piston and jet engines - Starting and Ignition systems - Typical examples for piston and jet engines.
Basic Air cycle systems - Vapour Cycle systems, Evaporative vapour cycle systems - Evaporative air cycle systems - Fire protection systems, Deicing and anti icing systems.
Flight Instruments and Navigation Instruments – Gyroscope - Accelerometers, Air speed Indicators – TAS, EAS- Mach Meters - Altimeters - Principles and operation - Study of various types of engine instruments - Tachometers - Temperature gauges - Pressure gauges - Operation and Principles.
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