342-0461/03 – Propeller 1 (Vr1)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HOR53 Ing. Rostislav Horecký, Ph.D.
HRA56 Josef Hranický
UCH010 Ing. Lenka Kontriková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the bachelor study branch "maintenance technology aviation technology" - to familiarize students with the subject of propeller 1 (PROP 1). To teach students the theoretical foundations necessary for practice in the aircraft maintenance environment. Understand and apply the different parts of accounts in accordance with mandated European standards. In addition to acquaint students with the propeller structures occurring in both large transport aircraft and small aircraft.

Teaching methods



This subject is focused for acquiring of theoretical knowledge in the sphere of module M17 – PROPELLER and preparation to accomplishment of the Basic examination in order to get AML Part 66

Compulsory literature:

Jeppesen. Oxford Aviation training. Oxford: Jeppesen. 2001.

Recommended literature:

Jeppesen. Oxford Aviation training. Oxford: Jeppesen. 2001.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

progress tests


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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

17.1 Fundamentals, Blade element theory: - High/low blade angle, - Reverse angle, - Rotational speed, - Propeller slip - Torque 17.2 Propeller Construction: - Construction methods and materials used in (wooden, composite and metal propellers), - Blade station, blade face, blade shank and hub assembly, - Fixed pitch, controllable pitch, constant speeding propeller, - Propeller / spinner installation.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R038) Aircraft Maintenance Technology P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R038) Aircraft Maintenance Technology P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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