List of aviation mechanic tools to create a complete tool kit:
Basic hand tools: Screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, socket sets, hammers, punches, chisels, and hacksaws.
Torque wrench: Used for applying a precise amount of torque to a bolt or nut.
Aviation snips: Used for cutting sheet metal and other materials.
Rivet gun: Used for installing and removing rivets.
Safety wire pliers: Used for twisting and cutting safety wire.
Inspection mirror: Used for inspecting hard-to-see areas.
Flashlight: Used for inspecting dark areas.
Multimeter: Used for testing electrical systems.
Pressure gauge: Used for measuring fluid and air pressure.
Drill and drill bits: Used for drilling holes in various materials.
Thread taps and dies: Used for cutting threads in metal.
Wire crimpers: Used for crimping wires and terminals.
Aviation-grade sealant: Used for sealing various parts and components.
Cleaning equipment: Used for cleaning parts and components, including solvents, brushes, and cloths.
Jacks and stands: Used for lifting and supporting aircraft.
Hydraulic test equipment: Used for testing hydraulic systems.
Balancing equipment: Used for balancing propellers, rotors, and other components.
Alignment tools: Used for aligning various parts and components.
Borescope: Used for inspecting internal parts of an engine or other components.
Thermometer: Used for measuring temperature in various parts and components.
Air compressor: Used for powering air tools and inflating tires.
Soldering iron: Used for soldering and desoldering electrical components.
Heat gun: Used for applying heat to loosen fasteners or soften materials.
Angle grinder: Used for cutting and grinding metal.
Punch and die set: Used for making holes in various materials.
Welding equipment: Used for welding metal components.
Fuel pressure gauge: Used for measuring fuel pressure in aircraft engines.
Digital caliper: Used for measuring precise distances and dimensions.
Vibration analyzer: Used for analyzing and diagnosing engine vibrations.
Spark plug socket set: Used for removing and installing spark plugs in aircraft engines.
Exhaust gas analyzer: Used for analyzing the exhaust gases of an aircraft engine.
Electrical test kit: Used for testing and diagnosing electrical circuits and components.
Brake bleeder kit: Used for bleeding the brake system of an aircraft.
Timing light: Used for checking engine timing.
Compression tester: Used for testing engine compression.
Cylinder hone: Used for honing the cylinder walls of an aircraft engine.
Oil filter wrench: Used for removing and installing oil filters in aircraft engines.
Propeller balancer: Used for balancing propellers.
Magnetic pickup tool: Used for retrieving small metal objects from hard-to-reach areas.
Ratchet strap: Used for securing heavy components during maintenance.
Bearing puller set: Used for removing bearings from various components.
Sheet metal brake: Used for bending and shaping sheet metal.
Battery load tester: Used for testing the health of aircraft batteries.
Air drill: Used for drilling holes in metal.
Wire terminal tool kit: Used for crimping and stripping wire terminals.
Valve spring compressor: Used for compressing valve springs during engine maintenance.
Screw and bolt extractor set: Used for removing broken screws and bolts.
Fuel pressure test kit: Used for testing fuel pressure in aircraft fuel systems.
Engine stand: Used for securely mounting and holding aircraft engines during maintenance.
Propeller pitch gauge: Used for measuring the pitch of propeller blades.
Non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment: Used for detecting cracks, defects, and other damage in aircraft components, including eddy current testers, ultrasonic testers, and dye penetrant testers.
Aircraft tire pressure gauge: Used for measuring the pressure in aircraft tires.
Oxygen sensor socket: Used for removing and installing oxygen sensors in aircraft engines.
Brake pad gauge: Used for measuring the thickness of aircraft brake pads.
Cable tension gauge: Used for measuring the tension in aircraft control cables.
Pitot static test kit: Used for testing the accuracy of an aircraft’s pitot static system.
Engine compression tester: Used for testing the compression in aircraft engines.
Exhaust manifold pressure gauge: Used for measuring the pressure in aircraft engine exhaust manifolds.
Propeller wrench: Used for removing and installing propeller nuts.
Engine timing tool kit: Used for timing the camshaft, crankshaft, and other components in aircraft engines.
Aircraft jack pads: Used for protecting the aircraft during jacking and maintenance.
Cylinder leakdown tester: Used for testing the integrity of engine cylinder seals.
Aviation-grade lubricants: Used for lubricating various aircraft components.
Fuel system test equipment: Used for testing and diagnosing problems in aircraft fuel systems.
Electrical terminal crimping tool: Used for crimping electrical terminals.
Aircraft wheel bearing packer: Used for repacking wheel bearings in aircraft.
Safety wire drill jig: Used for drilling safety wire holes in aircraft components.
Fuel pressure transducer: Used for measuring fuel pressure in aircraft fuel systems.
Magnetic tray: Used for holding small metal components and preventing them from getting lost.
Cylinder bore gauge: Used for measuring the diameter of engine cylinders.
Fuel injector test kit: Used for testing and diagnosing problems with aircraft fuel injectors.
Aviation-grade adhesive: Used for bonding various aircraft components.
Inspection camera: Used for inspecting the internal components of aircraft engines and other components.
Aircraft paint stripper: Used for removing paint from aircraft components.
Fuel flow meter: Used for measuring the flow rate of fuel in aircraft fuel systems.
Propeller pitch block: Used for setting the pitch of aircraft propellers.
Exhaust gas temperature gauge: Used for measuring the temperature of aircraft engine exhaust gases.
Oxygen regulator: Used for regulating the flow of oxygen in aircraft oxygen systems.
Oil filter cutter: Used for cutting open oil filters for inspection.
Infrared thermometer: Used for measuring the temperature of various aircraft components.
This list is not exhaustive and may vary depending on the specific requirements of the maintenance tasks being performed. It is important for aviation mechanics to have a comprehensive and diverse set of tools to ensure that they can perform maintenance tasks accurately and efficiently.