STP TASK: 551-758-1071
In this lesson you will learn the definition of
characteristics, and the types of hydraulic
After this lesson you will demonstrate a knowledge of
the principles of hydraulics, its characteristics and
applications, and the fluids used in the system.
You will study the material in
classroom environment or at home.
You will correctly answer all the questions in the
practice exercise before you proceed to the next
The material contained in this lesson was derived from
the following publications, FM 1-509, FM 10-69, and TM
Hydraulics has proven to be the most efficient and economical system
adaptable to aviation.
First used by the ancient Greeks as a means
of elevating the stages of their amphitheaters, the principles of
hydraulics were explained scientifically by the seventeenth century
scholars Pascal and Boyle. The laws