Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians, Seventh Edition

by: Larry Reithmaier, Ronald Sterkenburg


Abstract: 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 cables • Electrical wiring and installation • Aircraft drawings • Nondestructive testing (NDT) • Corrosion detection and control • Composite materials
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Title: Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians, Seventh Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071826792

Authors:

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 Dictionary, Mach I and Beyond, the Private Pilot's Guide, and the Aircraft Repair Manual.

Ronald Sterkenburg started teaching at Purdue University in 1999 after a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy. He is the author or co-author of 10 books and more than 60 articles in national and international journals and conference proceedings. The focus of Dr. Sterkenburg's research is the repair of metallic and composite aircraft structures. He is a certificated Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic, holds an Inspection Authorization (IA), and is a Designated Mechanic Examiner (DME).

Description: 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 cables • Electrical wiring and installation • Aircraft drawings • Nondestructive testing (NDT) • Corrosion detection and control • Composite materials