Aircraft Maintenance (PAP)

Year & Semester

2.Year - winter semester

Course Points


Contact Information

doc. dr. Marko Polajnar

Course Overview


  1. Learn about current domestic and European legislation about airworthness and aircraft maintenance
  2. Learn techniques for root cause analysis
  3. Learn the format of the official reports and how to report main findings for air accidents as a result of improper maintenance.
  4. Learn about maintenance of hydraulic systems on aircraft
  5. Learn basic English terminology about aircraft maintenance

The course will start in 2022 according to the updated study programme.


[1] Harry A. Kinnison, Tariq Siddiqui, Aviation Maintenance Management, McGraw-Hill, 2013

[2] Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance, Avotek, 2012

[3] Michael J. Kroes, William A. Watkins, Frank Delp, Ronald Sterkenburg, Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, McGraw-Hill, 2013

[4] D. Findeisen, S. Helduser, Ölhydraulik: Handbuch der hydraulischen Antriebe und Steuerungen, 6. Auflage, Springer Verlag, 2015

[5] B. Casey, Insider secrets to hydraulics, Hydraulics supermarket, 2002.