This is McGraw Hill’s A&P Airframe textbook, written at a more advanced level than others, and therefore, slightly exceeding the requirements for the A&P Airframe examination.
This textbook covers all of the airframe maintenance and repair topics that students must understand in order to achieve an A&P Airframe certification as set forth by the FAA's FAR 147 curriculum. Fully updated for the latest standards and technologies, the book offers detailed discussions of key topics, including structures and coverings, sheet metal and welding, assemblies, landing gear, and fuel systems. Relevant FAA regulations and safety requirements are highlighted throughout.
Included are hundreds of illustrations, end-of-chapter review questions, and multiple-choice practice exam questions. New content reflects the industry-wide shift toward all-composite aircraft models and includes explanations of cutting-edge covering systems, modern welding techniques, methods and tools for riveting and rigging, fire detection, and de-icing systems.
The main topics include:
- Hazardous Materials
- Welding Equipment
- Welding and Repair
- Sheet Metal Construction, Inspection, and Repair
- Plastics and Composites
- Assembly and Rigging
- Fluid Power
- Aircraft Landing Gear and Fuel Systems
- Environmental and Auxiliary Systems
Please note that in this series, coverage of electrical theory and electronics, which is normally a part of the A&P general and airframe curricula is instead extensively covered in a second book titled Aircraft Electricity and Electronics which is also linked below.
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