ECTS - Aviation Maintenance Management

Aviation Maintenance Management (AVM421) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Aviation Maintenance Management AVM421 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Field Trip.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The explanation of basic concepts of related to aircraft maintenance activities, Aircraft maintenance activities and the establishment of safety relations.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students can be explain the basic concepts related to aircraft maintenance and operations, and can be identify aircraft maintenance
  • Students aircraft maintenance activities and discuss safety by establishing relationships.
  • Students can be explain administrative functions relating to an aircraft maintenance organization
  • Students will be able to explain aircraft maintenance costs and the factors affecting them.
Course Content General concepts related to aircraft maintenance, technical regulations related to aircraft maintenance, classification of aircraft maintenance activities, forming aircraft maintenance activities, basic maintenance methods, basic maintenance program development, examination of the aircraft maintenance section in a typical airline, aircraft maintena

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General concepts related to aircraft maintenance
2 General concepts related to aircraft maintenance
3 Technical regulations related to aircraft maintenance
4 Classification of aircraft maintenance activities
5 Forming aircraft maintenance activities
6 Basic maintenance methods
7 Basic maintenance methods
8 Basic maintenance program development
9 Mid-Term Exam
10 Examination of the aircraft maintenance section in a typical airline
11 Examination of the aircraft maintenance section in a typical airline
12 Aircraft maintenance costs
13 Aircraft maintenance costs
14 Aircraft maintenance costs
15 Aircraft maintenance costs
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Harry Kinnison, Aviation Maintenance Management, Second Edition, Mc-Graw Hill, 2012.
Other Sources 2. C. H. Friend, Aircraft Maintenance Management, Longman, 1992.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to know and apply basic concepts of mathematics and physics.
2 Ability to know and apply basic electricity and electronic circuits concepts theoretically and practically.
3 Ability to know computer structure, its data buses, and analog/ digital instruments of aircraft thoroughly.
4 Ability to know materials and hardware of aircraft and use this knowledge in maintenance.
5 Ability to install, troubleshoot, remove and replace, and test the full spectrum of avionics equipment. X
6 Ability to know and apply the standarts of maintenance, repair, and overhaul of aircraft electrical and electronic systems and components . X
7 Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern maintenance tools necessary for avionic maintenance practice. X
8 Ability to work on multidisciplinary teams and have a skill of individual working. X
9 Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Turkish in oral and written forms. X
10 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning; an ability to use information-seeking tools and to follow the improvements in science and technology. X
11 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 121