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Aviation Safety Engineer/Propulsion 14 CFR Training Course 21021


This course provides propulsion engineering discipline-specific training in the technical aspects of propulsion certification engineering, including engine certification, propeller certification, and aircraft (propulsion system installation) certification.


The objective of the training is to proivde guidance in accepit means and demonstration of compliance with airworthiness standards.


Engineers involved in the type certification of engines, propellers, and of the propulsion aspects of aircraft.

Prerequisites: 21660, Aircraft Certification Indoctrination

or 21936, AIR Indoctrination Applications, 21016,Part 21, 21017, Core Job Functions - Skills for Success


  • Propulsion system definition
  • Powerplant performance and limits evaluation
  • Powerplant operating characteristics
  • Powerplant control systems
  • Lightning and high intensity radiated fields
  • Fire protection and prevention
  • Fuel systems
  • Auxiliary power unit installation
  • Powerplant vibration
  • Induction systems and foreign object ingestion
  • Icing
  • Cooling systems
  • Rotor drive systems
  • High energy rotors
  • Reversing systems
  • Failure and safety analysis
  • Continued Operational Safety
  • Engine / aircraft certification case study

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