ATA27 - Flight Controls

The ATA27 CBT module is a comprehensive courseware covering both primary and secondary control surfaces of commercial aircraft. The surface control mechanism is also described for each control surface.The CBT has 194 pages of multimedia courseware that include text, audio, and graphics. The topics covered in this CBT are listed below.

  1. Flight Controls
    • Introduction
  2. Aileron And Aileron Trim Control System
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Components Locations
    • Control Cable System
    • Aileron Operation
  3. Elevator And Tab Control System
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Functional Description
    • Control Mechanism
    • Elevator Feel Computer
    • Feel and Centering Unit
    • Elevator Trim
    • Tab Control Mechanism
    • Elevator Control Mechanism
  4. Rudder and Rudder Trim Control System
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Functional Description
    • Component Locations
    • Aft Control Mechanism
    • Main Rudder Power Control Unit
    • Rudder Control Mechanism
  5. Leading Edge Flaps And Slats
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Flight Deck Components
    • LE Flap Actuators
    • LE Slat Actuators
    • LE Slat Actuator Positions
    • LE Flaps and Le Slats
    • Functional Description
    • Position Indicating System
    • Leading Edge Autoslat System
  6. Trailing Edge Flap System
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Flap Drive System
    • Flap/Slat Electronics Unit (FSEU)
    • Flap Control Unit
    • TE Flap Bypass Valve
    • Flap Transmissions, Ballscrews, and Gimbals
    • Flap Drive Mechanisms and Fairings
    • Operation
    • Asymmetry Detection
    • UCM Motion Detection
    • Flap Load Relief
    • TE Flap Position Indicating System
    • Flap Skew Detection System
  7. Horizontal Stabilizer Trim Control System
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Forward Control Mechanism
    • Aft Control Mechanism
    • Functional Description
  8. Flight Spoiler Control System
    • Introduction
    • System Description
    • Spoiler Control Quadrant
    • Spoiler Actuator Quadrant
    • Flight Spoilers
  9. Speedbrake Control System
    • System Description
    • Speedbrake Lever
    • Forward Components
    • Ground Spoiler Control Valve
    • Ground Spoiler Interlock Valve
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