ERIC Number: ED350459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Avionics Technology Contract Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Sappe', Hoyt; Squires, Shiela S.
This document reports on Phase I of a project that examined the occupation of avionics technician, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. Results of this phase provide the basic information required to develop the program standards and to guide and set up the committee structure to guide the project. Section 1 contains such general information as description of the occupation (nature of work, working conditions, related occupations), direction of the occupation (employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; job outlook; earnings), avionics technology program developmental committee, areas of concern to the committee, and Program Developmental Committee recommendations. Section 2 provides research findings: accreditation and certification, typical job titles, and listings of appropriate trade resources--97 references and textbooks, instructional materials and sources, 11 periodicals and sources, audiovisuals, safety manuals and equipment, and sources of additional information. A verified duty and task list covers these areas: English, mathematics, physics, basic electronics, advanced electronics, overview of aircraft maintenance, avionics communications systems, Federal Communications Commission requirements, avionics microprocessors, avionics navigation systems, avionics shop practices, aircraft instrument system, and aircraft instruments. Other contents include a list of tools and equipment, tool kit, and information on staff and facilities. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.