Course Summary
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2 weeks (80 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electronic Systems Troubleshooting
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Electronic Systems Troubleshooting Lab


The course objective is to instruct the students on the Theory of Operation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting on the DME, AVW and NBP, Medium Intensity Lighting System with Runway Alignment Indicator Lights (MALSR) and to test their certification abilities.

Learning Outcomes:

  • operate, perform maintenance, troubleshoot, and ultimately certify the MALSR system
  • configure and operate high voltage runway lighting systems
  • troubleshoot faults in high voltage runway lighting systems
  • demonstrate proper use of general purpose and specialized electrical test equipment
  • troubleshoot and maintain tasks required to maintain an operating medium intensity lighting system with runway end identifier lights (MALSR) system maintain and troubleshoot high voltage runway lighting systems
  • apply electrical safety precautions; and evaluate electrical system faults

General Topics:

  • :  MALSR layout  Theory of Operation for MALSR Types FA-10290, FA-11500, and FA-21000 with or without Remote Monitoring Subsystems (RMS)  Remote Radio Control System Interface  Hands-on familiarization  System operation  Troubleshooting and general maintenance tasks required to maintain an operating MALSR system
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Laboratory
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Exams

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials