Aircraft Inspection and Repair

Aircraft Inspection and Repair

by Federal Aviation Administration
     
 

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With every deadly airplane disaster or near-miss, it becomes more and more clear that proper inspection and repair of all aircraft is essential to safety in the air. When no manufacturer repair or maintenance instructions are available, the Federal Aviation Administration deems Aircraft Inspection and Repair the one-stop guide to all elements of maintenance:

Overview


With every deadly airplane disaster or near-miss, it becomes more and more clear that proper inspection and repair of all aircraft is essential to safety in the air. When no manufacturer repair or maintenance instructions are available, the Federal Aviation Administration deems Aircraft Inspection and Repair the one-stop guide to all elements of maintenance: preventive, rebuilding, and alteration. With detailed information on structural inspection, protection, and repair, including aircraft systems, hardware, fuel and engines, and electrical systems, this comprehensive guide is designed to leave no vital question on inspection and repair unanswered. Sections include: • Wood, fabric, plastic, and metal structures • Testing of metals and repair procedures • Welding and brazing, including fire explosion and safety • Nondestructive inspection (NDI) • Application of magnetic particles • Common corrosive elements and corrosion proofing • Aircraft hardware, from nuts and bolts to washers and pins • Engines, fuel, exhaust, and propellers • Aircraft systems and components • Electrical systems This is a book that should be available to everyone who works on aircraft or is training to do so. The official FAA guide to maintenance methods, techniques, and practices—essential for all pilots and aircraft maintenance workers. 200 B&W 200 B&W

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602399501
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
1,134,790
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), established in 1958, strives to “provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.” It authors the Aviation Instructor's Handbook; Airplane Flying Handbook; The Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM); The Pilot’s Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge; Aircraft Inspection and Repair; Rotorcraft Flying Handbook; Aviation Weather Services Handbook; Plane Sense; Glider Flying Handbook, Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook; Seaplane, Skiplane, and Float/Ski Equipped Helicopter Operations Handbook; Powered Parachute Flying Handbook; Instrument Flying Handbook; and Instrument Procedures Handbook. The FAA headquarters are located in Washington, D.C.

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