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Aerospace Wire Bundle Basics - Skill Group Pathway is a Program

Full program description


This course covers the basics of aerospace wire bundles. Wiring provides a pathway to power and control of almost every function in modern commercial airplanes. Knowledge of wire usage in an airplane is a valuable tool for airplane technicians.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • List the uses of wires in airplanes
  • List the components of wires
  • Recognize different types of cables
  • Understand the materials used in wires and cables
  • Understand wire bundle, wire, and cable identifiers
  • Understand how to determine when a splice is to be installed
  • List the parts of a connector
  • List the parts of a contact crimping tool
  • Explain how to install a connector
  • Describe an MTC connector
  • Understand the process of tying wire bundles with lacing material and with cable ties
  • Tie four different knots with lacing tape

Estimated completion time (hours): 8.8