Course Details

Fluid Lines and Fittings

The Fluid Lines and Fittings is a ____-hour course that is divided into 2 modules, each with 2 lessons and ______ lab exercises. It is designed to partially fulfill the curriculum requirements set out in Appendix B Part 147 General Curriculum Subjects for Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools established by the Federal Aviation Regulations.This course will help the learner to identify the common materials, applications, preparation, installation and repair of rigid and flexible fluid lines used in the various pressurized fluid systems in an airplane. Learners will learn about the proper material and fitting selection as well as proper preparation methods for fabrication and repair of rigid fluid lines. Furthermore, learners will also gain an understanding of the various aspects of proper rigid and flexible hose assembly installation. This knowledge is necessary for the technician’s ability to properly inspect, maintain, and repair of an airplane’s various fluid lines to ensure reliable operation of the various fluid systems during flight.

Estimated Time

2 Hours 58 Minutes

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic Reading Comprehension, Basic Computer Skills, Basic Internet Browsing Skills

What You’ll Learn

Course Module Listing


Pre-Course Survey

Course Introduction

Rigid Fluid Lines

Module Introduction

Introducing Rigid Fluid Lines

Rigid Fluid Lines Materials

Fabricating Rigid Fluid Lines

Rigid Fluid Line Identification, Fittings, Installation, Inspection, and Repair

Module Summary

Module Assessment

Flexible Hose Fluid Lines

Module Introduction

Flexible Hose Fluid Line Materials, Construction, and Inspection

Flexible Hose Installation

Module Summary

Module Assessment



This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1104181. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are hose of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.