Course detail: AERO0180 - Civil and Military Certification of Propulsion Systems to Support Aircraft and Helicopter Operations
This course reviews fundamental design considerations for certification of propulsion systems. It discusses design requirements, methods of compliance, tests and analyses to demonstrate compliance to civil and military certification requirements. Using practical examples, participants will gain knowledge to support their role as propulsion engineers.

  • Propeller certification
  • Engine certification
  • Integration of propulsion systems on aircraft/helicopters
  • System safety and safety assessments for propulsion systems
  • Propulsion systems flight testing
  • Electronic control aspects, including FADECs
  • Helicopter gear boxes
  • Environmental aspects (rain, ice/hail, snow, sand, volcanic ash, etc.)
  • Fuel system considerations
  • ETOPS considerations
  • Thrust reversers
  • Critical components lives
  • In-service monitoring and engine structural integrity programs
  • Continuing airworthiness of propulsion systems
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for entry-level and practicing propulsion engineers and managers, aircraft engineers and aircraft designers.

Course Fees
Early registration course fee: $2,495 if you register and pay by the early registration deadline (45 days prior to the first day of class).

Regular registration course fee: $2,695 if you register and pay after the early registration deadline.

Canada Department of National Defence Discount
This course is available to Canada DND employees at 10% off the registration fee. Please contact the DND Procurement Authority (DAP 2-3) for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.

Certificate Track
Aerospace Compliance

Classroom hours / CEUs
31.5 classroom hours
3.15 CEUs

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Course Resources
AERO0180 Course Information and Outline : Civil and Military Certification of Propulsion Systems to Support Aircraft and Helicopter Operations

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