The model AS-08 Aircraft Pneumatic System Trainer is designed to provide hands-on training on a functional pneumatic system that uses actual aircraft parts. The system represents a pneumatic system that is used as an emergency backup for hydraulic system. A typical example is emergency braking system in case of hydraulically actuated brake failure.
The trainer can be operated by a switch which allows the air pressure from a reservoir to operate an actuator.The reservoir can be refilled after use from any pressurized air source like shop air or air compressor commonly found in AMT schools.
The Model AS-08 is installed with the following components:
- Pneumatic Reservoir
- Filler Valve
- Pneumatic Filter
- Pneumatic Pressure Gauge
- Relief Valve
- Check Valve
- Solenoid Control Valve
- Shuttle Valve
- Pneumatic Actuator
- All necessary fittings and plumbing
The pneumatic components are mounted on a vertical panel supported on a durable, moveable steel frame,with sturdy casters.
Computer Based Training (CBT)
A CBT courseware is included with the Model AS-08, which covers the system description and components’ details. A training manual is also included.