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Aircraft Maintenance and Repair, Seventh Edition

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GET UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION TO PERFORM RETURN-TO-SERVICE AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AND PASS YOUR FAA AIRCRAFT CERTIFICATION!Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition, is a valuable resource for students of aviationtechnology that provides updated information needed to prepare for an FAA airframe technician certification — and can be used with classroom discussions and practical application in the shop and on aircraft.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover 
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. About the Authors
  5. Contents 
  6. Preface to the Seventh Edition
  7. Preface to the Sixth Edition
  8. 1. Hazardous Materials and Safety Practices
    1. Hazardous Materials
    2. OSHA’s Hazardous Communications Standards
    3. Disposal and Accidental Releases of Hazardous Materials
    4. Review Questions
  9. 2. Aircraft Structures
    1. Aircraft Structural Design
    2. Principal Aircraft Structures
    3. Aircraft Station Numbers
    4. Zoning
    5. Nomenclature and Definitions
    6. Fuselages
    7. Cockpits, Cabins, and Compartments
    8. Wings
    9. Tail and Control Surfaces
    10. Landing Gear
    11. Powerplant Structures
    12. Rotorcraft Structures
    13. Review Questions
  10. 3. Fabrication and Repair of Wood Structures
    1. Aircraft Woods
    2. Adhesives and Bonding Procedures
    3. Construction and Repair of Wood Structures
    4. Care of Aircraft with Wood Structures
    5. Inspection of Airplanes Having Wood Structures
    6. Review Questions
  11. 4. Fabric Coverings
    1. Fabric Types and Terminology
    2. Dopes and Finishing Materials
    3. Facilities and Equipment for Aircraft Covering
    4. Selection of Fabric Covering Material
    5. Application of Fabric Covers for Aircraft
    6. Fabric Inspection
    7. Repair of Fabric Coverings
    8. Review Questions
  12. 5. Aircraft Painting and Markings
    1. Aircraft Finishing Materials
    2. Spray-Paint Equipment
    3. Finishing Metal Aircraft and Parts
    4. Registration Marks for Aircraft
    5. Review Questions
  13. 6. Welding Equipment and Techniques
    1. Fundamentals of Welding
    2. Oxyacetylene Welding
    3. Gas Welding Techniques
    4. Electric-Arc Welding
    5. Inert-Gas Welding
    6. Conclusion
    7. Review Questions
  14. 7. Welded Aircraft Structures and Repair
    1. Construction of Steel-Tube Assemblies by Welding
    2. Inspection of Steel-Tube Structures
    3. Aircraft Tubing Repair
    4. Special Welding Repairs
    5. Soldering and Brazing
    6. Review Questions
  15. 8. Sheet-Metal Construction
    1. Design Philosophies
    2. Factors Affecting Sheet-Metal Part and Joint Design
    3. Fundamental Calculations for Structures
    4. Bending Metals
    5. Preparation for Layout Work
    6. Hand Tools for Sheet-Metal Work
    7. Floor and Bench Machinery for Sheet-Metal Work
    8. Fabrication of Sheet-Metal Parts
    9. Riveting
    10. Review Questions
  16. 9. Sheet-Metal Inspection and Repair
    1. Sheet-Metal Inspection
    2. Sheet-Metal Repair
    3. Repair Practices
    4. Rivet-Repair Design
    5. Review Questions
  17. 10. Plastics
    1. Fundamentals of Plastic Materials
    2. Working with Plastic Materials
    3. Installation, Maintenance, and Repair of Plastic Materials
    4. Review Questions
  18. 11. Advanced Composite Materials
    1. Laminated Structures
    2. Major Components of a Laminate
    3. Strength Characteristics
    4. Description of Sandwich Structures
    5. Review Questions
  19. 12. Assembly and Rigging
    1. Aircraft Assembly
    2. Aircraft Rigging
    3. Fixed-Surface Alignment
    4. Aircraft Flight Controls
    5. Secondary Flight-Control Surfaces
    6. Control-System Components
    7. Control Surface Rigging
    8. Balancing Control Surfaces
    9. Inspection and Maintenance
    10. Helicopter Flight Controls
    11. Review Questions
  20. 13. Aircraft Fluid Power Systems
    1. Principles of Hydraulics
    2. Hydraulic Fluids
    3. Hydraulic Reservoirs
    4. Hydraulic Filters
    5. Hydraulic Pumps
    6. Pressure-Control Devices
    7. Pressure-Reducing Valves
    8. Accumulators
    9. Selector Valves
    10. Automatic-Operating Control Valves
    11. Hydraulic Actuators
    12. Hydraulic Plumbing Components
    13. Hydraulic Systems for Aircraft
    14. Hydraulic System for the Boeing 777 Airliner
    15. Hydraulic System for the Airbus 380
    16. Hydraulic System for the Bell 214ST Helicopter
    17. Pneumatic Systems for Aircraft
    18. Summary of Hydraulic System Maintenance Practices
    19. Review Questions
  21. 14. Aircraft Landing-Gear Systems
    1. Landing-Gear Configurations
    2. Classification of Landing Gear
    3. Landing-Gear Components
    4. Steering Systems
    5. Retraction Systems
    6. Transport Aircraft Landing-Gear Systems
    7. Inspection and Maintenance of Landing Gear
    8. Tires and Wheels
    9. Design and Operation of Brake Assemblies
    10. Aircraft Brake Systems
    11. Brake Maintenance
    12. Review Questions
  22. 15. Aircraft Fuel Systems
    1. Requirements for Fuel Systems
    2. Fuel Tanks
    3. Fuel-System Components
    4. Types of Fuel Systems
    5. Fuel Subsystems
    6. Typical Aircraft Fuel Systems
    7. Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair of Fuel Systems
    8. Troubleshooting
    9. Review Questions
  23. 16. Environmental Systems
    1. Heating Systems
    2. Cabin-Cooling Systems
    3. Cabin-Pressurization Systems
    4. Cabin Environmental System for a Jet Airliner
    5. Summary of Pressurization and Air-Conditioning Systems
    6. Oxygen Systems
    7. Review Questions
  24. 17. Aircraft Instruments and Instrument Systems
    1. Principles of Instrument Operations
    2. Flight Instruments
    3. Flight Instrument Systems
    4. Engine Instruments
    5. Fuel-Quantity Indicators
    6. Fuel-System-Monitoring Instruments
    7. Miscellaneous Instruments
    8. Electronic Instruments
    9. Installation and Maintenance of Instruments
    10. Review Questions
  25. 18. Auxiliary Systems
    1. Fire Protection Systems
    2. Ice Protection Systems
    3. Rain-Removal Systems
    4. Water and Waste Systems
    5. Position and Warning Systems
    6. Auxiliary Power Units
    7. Review Questions
  26. 19. Troubleshooting Theory and Practice
    1. The Troubleshooting Process
    2. Format of Troubleshooting Charts
    3. Review Questions
  27. Index
  28. Color Insert