Helicopter Maintenance
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Helicopter Maintenance, by Joe Schafer

Helicopter Maintenance

by Joe Schafer

Publisher:
ISBN-13:
9780884874447
Copyright Date:
2007
Other Identifiers:
10001372-001
JS312642
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
11.0" x 8.5"
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Explains the 8 major helicopter types and how their systems operate. Written in concise, simple language, and full of photographs and illustrations.

Of great value, both to the AMT student who requires an in-depth knowledge of the maintenance and operational requirements of helicopter systems or the homebuilder who is considering or building a personal machine. Combined with its companion study guide, this text provides "rotary wing" excellence for the transitional A&P or the maintenance student.

A Study Guide is also available as a companion to this book containing over 1300 questions and answers.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Principles of Flight
    • aerodynamic principles, effects on lift, forces on the rotor, thrust, dissymmetry of lift, rotor heads, blade tip stall, autorotation, ground resonance, stability, flight control
  • Documentation, Publications, and Records
    • FAA publications, maintenance records, manufacturer publications, STCs
  • Helicopter Fundamentals
    • basic directions, bearings, gears
  • Main Rotor System
    • rotor heads, semi-rigid rotro heads, articulated rotor heads, rotor blades rotor head maintenance, blade alignment, static rotor balance, vibration, tracking spanwise balance, blade sweeping, electronic balancing, dampener maintenance, counterweight adjustment, autorotation adjustment.
  • Mast and Flight Controls
    • mast, stabilizer bar, dampeners, swashplate, collective, cyclic, push-pull tubes, torque tubes, bellcranks, mixer box, gradient unit, control boosts maintenance and inspection, control rigging
  • Main Rotor Transmissions
    • engine-transmission couplings, driveshaft, clutch, freewheeling units, sprag clutch, roller unit, torquemeter, rotor brake, vibrations, mounting system, transmissions
  • Powerplants
    • fixed wing powerplant modifications, installation, radial and opposed engines, cooling systems, correlation systems, turboshaft engines, powerplants
  • Tail Rotors
    • operation, tail rotor system, Bell 47, Hughes 500, AStar 350, Bell 212, servicing, tail rotor track, system rigging
  • Airframes and Related Systems
    • tubular construction, sheet metal construction, bonded construction, stress and loads, wheel and skid gear, visibility, structural components and material, Bell 206 fuselage, Hughes 500 fuselage, maintenance, airframe systems, special purpose equipment
  • Glossary
  • Index

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