Aircraft Maintenance and Repair, Seventh Edition

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. This expanded edition includes recent advances in aviation technology tohelp students fi nd employment as airframe and powerplant mechanics and other technical and engineering-type occupations.

For easy reference, chapters are illustrated and present specific aspects of aircraft materials,fabrication processes, maintenance tools and techniques, and federal aviation regulations.

THIS UPDATED EDITION INCLUDES:



Modern aircraft developed since the previous edition, such as the Boeing 777, the Airbus A330, modern corporate jets, and new light aircraft
New chemicals and precautions related to composite materials
Current FAA regulations and requirements
FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification requirements
8-page full-color insert
The newest maintenance and repair tools and techniques
Updated figures and expanded chapters
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Product details

  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 38mm | 1,683g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 793 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071801502
  • 9780071801508
  • 824,110

Table of contents

Hazardous Materials and Safety PracticesAircraft StructuresFabrication and Repair of Wood StructuresFabric CoveringsAircraft Painting and MarkingsWelding Equipment and TechniquesWelding Aircraft Structures and RepairSheet-Metal Construction Sheet-Metal Inspection and RepairPlasticsAdvanced Composite Materials>h3>Assembly and RiggingAircraft Fluid Power SystemsAircraft Landing-Gear SystemsAircraft Fuel SystemsEnvironmental SystemsAircraft Instruments and Instrument SystemsAuxiliary SystemsTroubleshooting Theory and Practice.
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About Michael J. Kroes

Michael Kroes is an aviation practitioner and educator and has more than 35 years of experience in the field. He holds or has held several FAA certifications, including an Airframe & Powerplant Certificate, Inspection Authorization, Designated Mechanic Examiner, Designated Engineering Authority, and a Commercial Pilot's License. Professor Kroes has worked for some of the top aviation companies, including Raytheon and Allied Signal, and spent 25 years as a professor and Department Head at Purdue University. Recognized as a leading expert on FAA technician certification, he authored a comprehensive study funded by the FAA. This study was used to develop new FAA technician certification content and guidelines.


Dr. Ronald Sterkenburg is a professor at the Aviation Technology Department at Purdue University. He is a certificated Airframe & Powerplant mechanic (A & P), holds an Inspector Authorization (IA), and performs the duties as a Designated Mechanic Examiner. Dr. Sterkenburg's main research interests are in advanced composite materials for aerospace vehicles. He has published many articles, book chapters, and books on all types of aviation maintenance topics.
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