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Advanced Airframe Repair.

Advanced Airframe Repair

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Key information


Designed to enhance the skill of hand of selected personnel designated for positions in aircraft sheet metal workshops or for 1710 Sqn repair teams. The course will impart a detailed knowledge of up-to-date techniques and of the materials used in Aircraft Airframe Repairs.

Course details

 The following aspects are comprehensively covered during the course:

  • Interpretation of complex drawings
  • Manufacture of airframe components
  • Manufacture of double curvatures, using ‘wheeling techniques’ and washed out flanges
  • Use of specified fasteners and practical repair work
  • Heat treatments of aircraft alloys
  • Production of a forming tool
  • Assembly of manufactured aircraft components


 Qualified Aircraft Technician /Sheet Metal Worker.

Exams and Qualifications

On completion of the course, the student will have the necessary knowledge and confidence to carry out advanced aircraft sheet metal repairs.

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