Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians, Seventh Edition

Hardcover | September 4, 2013

byLarry Reithmaier, Ron Sterkenburg

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The practical, on-the-job aircraft manual--now fully updated

For more than 60 years, the Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians has been the trusted resource for building, maintaining, overhauling, and repairing aircraft. This illustrated guide provides clear, step-by-step procedures for all essential aircraft tasks.

The Seventh Edition has been thoroughly revised to cover the latest advances in the industry, including composite materials, cutting-edge nondestructive testing, and detection equipment and procedures. New photos, diagrams, tables, and schematics are featured throughout this must-have reference.

Coverage includes:

  • Tools and their proper use
  • Materials and fabricating
  • Drilling and countersinking
  • Riveting
  • Bolts and threaded fasteners
  • Aircraft plumbing
  • Control cablesElectrical wiring and installation
  • Aircraft drawings
  • Nondestructive testing (NDT)
  • Corrosion detection and control
  • Composite materials

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The practical, on-the-job aircraft manual--now fully updatedFor more than 60 years, the Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians has been the trusted resource for building, maintaining, overhauling, and repairing aircraft. This illustrated guide provides clear, step-by-step procedures for all essential aircraft tasks.Th...

Larry Reithmaier is a retired aerospace engineer who, while at McDonnell Douglas and Rockwell International, helped design and develop the F2H, F3, F86H, F100, F101, and F4 jet fighters, the B-1B bomber, and the Apollo and Skylab spacecrafts. The author of several technical books on aviation, he has also written the Aviation and Space ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.2 × 6 × 1 inPublished:September 4, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071826793

ISBN - 13:9780071826792

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Table of Contents

Ch 1. Introduction
Ch 2. Tools and Their Proper Use
Ch 3. Materials and Fabricating
Ch 4. Drilling and Countersinking
Ch 5. Riveting
Ch 6. Bolts and Threaded Fasteners
Ch 7. Aircraft Plumbing
Ch 8. Control Cables
Ch 9. Electrical Wiring and Installation
Ch 10. Aircraft Drawings
Ch 11. Non-Destructive Testing
Ch 12. Corrosion Detection and Control