-+= =-+ --: =-+ |·-=+= :·=-=· |=·+= :·=- +==+·+ ¤

+-==-·=+ +··+ +s=+=


= +s=+= -·-= -+= =-=: =-·=+ =- ===·-· c-=+ == +-==-·=+ +··=:
+··- =· -=- =·|+ - ·==+·- == +s=+== =---·= -- -¤ =+ =--+ ===·-· c-=+
== =-·=+ +- -= --- =+ ==·- =·|+ c = +s=+= ~- c-= +··+ =¸·== -=- =·|+
-· +s-+s-+ -=- ~- =+=a --- =+c

=---·= -- -¤ =+=a =·= ===·-· c-=+ == +··= =·-+- =+- +·--·+ =a·+
-=- =-- =r= ----· == +s=+== =-=¤ =·|+ c === ===·-·=: +·· ·- +- - +s====
¤· ==- --==- c = +s=+=+ =+·= =:|+ +·· =a- =- ===·-·, =-¤= =---·=
|·-=+= :·=-=· --c

+s=+=+ =¸·=

• = +s=+=+ =+·= +·· ===- =· =-¤= =---·= |·-=+= :·=-=· =- ===- =-
=+- ·=- ~|+ =·= ·=a ==- =-
• +s=+== =-=¤- -=+ +·+ -¤ t=+ -+=-= +·- +++ -=-= =-= --==-
• ===·-·=: +··= =+- -=--- + =-=- =·: =+··=+ ·+= +··+ -=·= =·- =¸-

+s=+=+ ·+·¤ – == +s=+=+ =+·= -=--=· =¤- +·· =:- c

=¤- +·· +-: ···
=a-: ·

=¤- +·· ==- (Written Examination scheme)

+·· +-=
No. of questions × marks
+·-=r= × =:~·
Subjectives 4 Long questions × 5 =20

Objectives 80 Multiple choice× 1 =80

100 40 3

· =¤- +··+ =·== === ~ -- c
- =¤==~- == +s=+=+ =¤ +s=·¤= +·- =+- c

¯ =¤- +··+ -==- +·--·+ --·+ -=--=· -- =+-c
¯· |== +·-=: ·: - ·: ~·· ¤t ~== -~=- =· =·- =+-c
(Two or more parts of single Questions).

== +s=+== ==+ =¤|+ ~|- +- +s=+== +·+ |-, -==-· +··+ =- ~·· ¯ --
==: =·+- ~|+ - =·+- ~: -=:|+ - ¤+ =· =·+- ~: +== ·-+=: == +s=+==
·-+ ==~- +·c
· =¤- +··¤= c-= ~|+ ===·-·-·=: =+ =+ =·-+ +··= ====- =·:-c
- -+= =-+ -·+=- =-·=+- -¤ --+ +·-¤-= -+= =- =-+= -- =· =-=¤- --·--·=
-·+· -- =+- c
· +s=+= == =- -·-=·-- =- ·¤

Aeronautical engineer Syllabus

A. General Knowledge of Aircraft general engineering & maintenance practices

1. A/C maintenance practices: J acking, leveling & mooring of aircraft. Safety and fire
precautions to be observed during maintenance, refueling & defueling, color coding symbol,
or other markings to identify pipe lines rubber parts etc. Aircraft manuals, AT systems,
inspection schedules time limits.

2. Workshop Practices: Knowledge of hand tools, simple machine tools & precision measuring
instruments. Aircraft bolts, nuts, rivets, screws different types of threads and locking devices
of British and American systems Engineering Drawing. Various types of gears and bearings,
their use and common defects. Various types of A/C cables & swaging procedure. Drills &

3. Aircraft Metallurgy : Commonly used ferrous, non-ferrous and composite materials,
Corrosion, its cause and protection. Detailed knowledge of Non Destructive Testing. Arc &
gas welding, brazing & soldering.

4. Aircraft and Engine: Types of a/c construction of fuselage and wing. Functions of the major
aircraft components and types of propulsion systems used in aircraft industry. Lift, drag,
angle of attack, stall. Principle of four stroke cycle and Brayton's cycle as applied to piston
engines and jet engines.
Lighter than air aircraft & heavier than air aircraft. Gliders and aero planes; biplane and
monoplane; single – multi engine aircraft. Air craft shapes for particular purposes. General
principle of rotorcraft.

B. Avionics

1. Aircraft Circuits
2. Aircraft Batteries
3. Power Supply System
4. Power Consuming System
5. Electrical Instrument
6. Airframe Instruments and Instrument System
7. Compasses : Direct reading compass
8. Radio Stations

C. Airframe

1. Aerodynamics
Characteristics of the subsonic, transonic and super sonic airflow and the various terms used
therein. The characteristics of the aerofoil used for sub sonic and transonic flights. The forces
acting on the Aircraft during all phases of flight. Detailed knowledge of Aircraft Stability and
Control. The effect of altitude/weight, changes of engine power on performance of the
Aircraft. Various types of high lift and drag devices, their operation, vortex generators,
boundary layer fences etc. Sweepback wing; high incidence tail plane; aerodynamic loading;
load factors; fly by wire concept.

2. Aircraft Materials
Effect of various alloying elements in the structure of steel/aluminum, their properties and
use. Heat treatment of steel and Aluminium. Surface hardening processes used on Aircraft
metals. Identification and physical characteristics of commonly used composite materials,
plastics sealants and rubbers and their inspection and repair. Metallic materials used in
aircraft structure the types of defects associated with them inspection for deterioration, and
method of rectification and reprotection; procedures for testing the soundness of these
materials. The various types of corrosion on aircraft metals their removal and methods
employed to prevent corrosion.

3. Aircraft Structures
The various types of structures used in aircraft construction, station nos. Knowledge of fail
safe and safe life concept. damage tolerance, ageing of aircraft, SSID.

4. Aircraft Systems
General knowledge of the function, maintenance, and inspection of the following.
A) Structure and structural components constructed from metal, glassfibre, forces plastic,
vinyl Perspex.
B) Furnishing materials, paintings, surface finishes and associated materials.
C) Elementary flight controls including power operated / assisted flight controls;
Hydraulics; pneumatics; landing gear; brakes; nose wheel steering; wheels; tyres;
antiskid; ice and rain protection; fire detection and protection, warning and
extinguishing; oxygen; air-conditioning and pressurization-system; life saving
equipment including inflatable sildes, dinghies and rafts.
D) Windows, doors and emergency exits.

5. Aircraft instruments and Equipments
Elementary Knowledge of the operational principle of all instruments.
Construction of various types of R compass, various terms used in electricity/ Magnetism.

6. Inspection of Aircraft
Knowledge of minor defects and various methods of rectification and repair of minor defects,
rigging of aircraft, periodical inspection necessary to check the serviceability of the Aircraft,
inspection of the aircraft after heavy landing, lightening strike and abnormal flight loads,
preparation of brief report with the help of sketches if necessary in case of damage to the
aircraft. Symmetry check, balancing of control surfaces. Terms used in Aircraft weighing,
preparation/ precaution and weighing the A/C. Calculation of C.G. Duplicate inspection of
control systems. Familiarity of structural manuals.

D. Aircraft Engine

A. Piston Engine
General Knowledge of piston engine theory and construction
Engine fuel and oil system. Ignition and starting system. Engine instruments, Supercharged
system. General knowledge of piston engine maintenance.

B. Turbine Engine

1) Gas turbine engine theory and construction
A general knowledge of the thermodynamics laws related to gas turbine engines.

General knowledge of the Otto cycle and Brayton's cycle and the relationship between
volume, temperature and pressure.

A general knowledge of the terms used in the theory of gas turbine engines and calculations
of parameters from the given data.

Advantage and disadvantage of various types of gas turbine engines.

Knowledge of the function, construction, classification and material of the various parts and
accessories of the engine including the induction, exhaust, cooling systems, thrust
augmentation and engine mounting, anti-icing of engine.

Knowledge of the various factors affecting the engine performance.

Knowledge of condition monitoring and performance monitoring of gas turbine engines.

Detailed knowledge of the engine fire detection and protection systems.

Engine and Fuel and Oil System

Knowledge of the principle of operation and constructional features of fuel control units.

Knowledge of constructional features, function of the components of engine fuel control
system / metering system.

Knowledge of types, characteristics of lubricants used in gas turbine engine lubrication
system. Identification of contaminants with inference drawn.

Detailed knowledge of function of various components of lubrication system.

Ignition and starting System

Knowledge of principle of operation, constructional features and function of ignition system
components. Types of ignition, flame propagation.

Knowledge of constructional features and function of various types of engine starters.

Engine Instruments
Knowledge of the principle of operation of the engine instruments, and detailed knowledge
of replacement and in-situ operational tests thereof

Power Augmentation System
Knowledge of principle of operation and function of various types of power augmentation

A general understanding of the propeller terms.

A general knowledge of the purpose and function of all parts of constant speed, variable pitch
and feathering propeller and their associated control system components.

Thrust Reversers
Knowledge of constructional features and function of various types of thrust reversers and
their related components.

Auxiliary power unit
General knowledge of the purpose, constructional features of compressors, combustion
chambers and turbine arrangement; speed and load control; limiting factors; fire protection
and indication detailed knowledge of its operational features.

Bleed control system
Terms related to bleeding of air from the engine; compressors surge; compressor line;
compressor stall; bleed loads and condition under which bleed is tapped.

Air Oil System
Knowledge of the air oil system on a typical gas turbine engine.

Engine Maintenance
Knowledge of trouble shooting of minor defects and methods of their rectification; rigging of
engine controls and field adjustments of fuel control unit; periodical inspections necessary to
check to serviceability of the engine; special inspection schedules; duplicate inspection of
engine controls

Detailed knowledge of engine starting; ground run – up; trimming; and checking of the
performance of the engine and its components including systems.

Knowledge of engine preservation and depreservation procedures.