Aircraft Systems, by David A. Lombardo

Aircraft Systems

by David A. Lombardo

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ISBN-13:
9780070386051
Copyright Date:
1999
Edition:
2nd
Pages:
304
Binding:
Paperback
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Aircraft Systems offers a fully illustrated and complete systems presentation of single-engine and light-twin engine aircraft; includes in-flight troubleshooting techniques-system by system; how to approach covers aircraft maintenance, fuel systems, electrical systems to deicing, and anti-deicing systems and more.

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What you need to know about how your airplane works. Focused on practical value to the pilot, Aircraft Systems takes you on a thoroughly illustrated tour of the systems that make your plane work, giving you step-by-step procedures and troubleshooting tips that improve safety and cut risk, no matter what the situation.

Pilot/mechanic David A. Lombardo, author of Advanced Aircraft Systems, presents crucial information on systems in single- and light twin-engine planes. No matter what page you turn to, you'll find fully illustrated, system-by-system information that will help you: make better piloting decisions both in the air and on the ground; avoid risk with a better understanding of pre-flight inspections; troubleshoot in-flight problems and handle emergencies in any system; cut costs with better maintenance, improved communication with mechanics, and correct choices in engine overhauls; recognize and overcome bad interactions between systems; improve interpersonal relationships with passengers and crew. Full of life-saving information, from the anatomy of a tire, to emergency electrical system failure load shedding, Aircraft Systems delivers the critical, confidence-building guidance that you'll rely on every time you enter the cockpit.

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Offers a fully illustrated and complete systems presentation of single-engine and light-twin engine aircraft; includes in-flight troubleshooting techniques-system by system; how to approach covers aircraft maintenance, fuel systems, electrical systems to deicing, and anti-deicing systems and more.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Introduction to the Revised Edition
  • The Airframe
  • Aircraft Instruments
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Powerplants
  • Lubricating Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Turbocharger Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Propellers
  • Landing Gear Systems
  • Environmental Systems
  • Pressurization systems
  • De-icing and Anti-icing Systems
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Pneumatic Systems

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Reduces the original 31 chapters... Aug 24, 2011 Book News, Inc. Portland OR US
  A pilot-oriented guide to the major systems in single- and light twin- engine planes. The updated edition reduces the original 31 chapters to 15 subject-specific chapters, and adds new information on subjects such as electromechanical actuators, the chemistry of gasoline, and engine oil analysis. more...

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