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Standard Aircraft Handbook - 8th Edition


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The on-the-job aircraft maintenance manual and gold standard for aviation students and professionals – 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. Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians coverage includes:
  • Tools and their proper use
  • Materials and fabricating
  • Drilling and countersinking
  • Riveting
  • Bolts and threaded fasteners
  • Aircraft plumbing
  • Control cables
  • Electrical wiring and installation
  • Aircraft drawings
  • NEW - Aircraft weight and balance
  • Nondestructive testing (NDT)
  • Corrosion detection and control
  • Composite materials
  • NEW - FAA regulations and aircraft inspections
by Larry Reithmaier & Ron Sterkenburg 8th Edition, January 13, 2021 416 Pages, Hardcover.