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    Default Math needed for aviation maintenance.

    Hi, I just have a quick question to ask, I wanted to know and find out a little bit more, can anyone tell me what type of math is needed to become a aircraft mechanic ? Math isn't one of my strongest subject, I would at least like to try and study or brush up on my math skills.

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    Supposedly basic math and minor geometry and algebra

    I suck at math and have somehow got through 36 years of it

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    Okay, doesn't sound to bad. Thanks steve.

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    Not a problem.

    Also usually a brainiac type that cannot figure out which end of a wrench to hold is good at math is available around the hangar lol


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    Okay, doesn't sound to bad. Thanks steve.
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    Bend allowance for structural repairs, torque formula if an adapter changes the position torque is applied with a torque wrench, that's common A&P math stuff.
    "Arguing with an inspector is like wrestling with a pig in the mud, after a while you realize the pig enjoys it".

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    There is not enough math intensive questions to cause you to fail your tests, unless a DME was really overzealous about it. I have noticed recently that many guys getting their tickets do ok on the written but fall apart on the O&P. One of them is on his third O&P. Apparently the FAA is finally holding DMEs to some kind of standard. I know in the past no DME would fail a paying customer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlennAB1 View Post
    Bend allowance for structural repairs, torque formula if an adapter changes the position torque is applied with a torque wrench, that's common A&P math stuff.
    Weight and balance, a couple of ohms law questions may get thrown in there too.
    Math is just a tool. Sometimes we have to use it, other times it get really dusty.

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    You could have fun with math like this if you get into NDT. It's really pretty simple.
    "Arguing with an inspector is like wrestling with a pig in the mud, after a while you realize the pig enjoys it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by GlennAB1 View Post
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    You could have fun with math like this if you get into NDT. It's really pretty simple.
    Hello Excel?????

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    Nah. We do it on paper.
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