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Tool Kit

student using wrench

Students should explore the tabs below for more information about the tools and resources used within various labs and coursework related to the Aviation Technologies degree program. A downloadable PDF version of these lists is available as well:

Student Tool Kit Printable PDF

  1. Tool Box (back pack, handheld or roll around are adequate)
  2. Flash light
  3. Safety glasses or goggles
  4. Ear plugs (can be disposable) or ear muffs
  5. 10x magnifying glass
  6. Inspection mirror
  7. Dial caliper (6inch) digital is ok
  8. Fine tip sharpie
  9. Screwdriver set (12 to 28-piece set)
  10. Offset screwdrivers (usually come in the bigger sets)
  11. 6-inch steel rule (decimal chart on back is helpful)
  12. Pliers set (needle nose, slip joint, duck bill, diagonal, channel lock)
  13. Snap ring pliers
  14. Feeler gage set, 25 leaf
  15. Socket set 1/4-inch drive, (1/4 thru 9/16) (12-point sockets)
  16. Socket set 3/8-inch drive, (3/8 thru 7/8)
  17. Ratchets, ¼ inch drive, 3/8-inch drive, and ½ inch drive
  18. Extension set, ¼ inch drive and 3/8-inch drive
  19. Universal joint, ¼ inch drive and 3/8-inch drive
  20. Rubber dead blow hammer
  21. Ball Peen hammer, 12-16 oz.
  22. Punch set- Pin Punches, at least 3/32", 1/8", and 5/32 (a brass punch is handy as well)
  23. Wrench set, S.A.E. combination (1/4 thru 1 inch)
  24. Allen wrench set S.A.E
  25. Metal file set (round, flat, and half round)
  26. Spark plug socket (7/8 inch with ½ inch drive) (must be deep well to work)
  27. Tire air chuck
  28. Tire pressure gauge
  29. Tire valve core removal tool
  30. Center punch (spring loaded is nice)
  31. Aviation snip set (3 piece) (left, right, and straight)
  32. Hacksaw (fine tooth blade)
  33. Scribe
  34. Drill bits
    1. #40 - 2 each
    2. #30 - 2 each
    3. #21 - 2 each
    4. #10 – 2 each
  35. Drill bits fractional each 32nd of an inch
  36. Multi-Meter
  37. Wire strippers, small gage (up to #26)
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