180 Skills
Updated Jul 15, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Name two types of rivets used in aviation
  • List the parts of a solid shank rivet
  • Describe how solid shank rivets work
  • Describe common solid shank rivet defects
  • Describe how fluid-tight rivets are installed
  • Explain how a rivet shaver is used
Course DescriptionRivets are permanent mechanical fasteners used in airplane construction to hold two or more pieces of material together. Understanding how rivets work will enable you to install them properly.