General, the first book in Dale Crane’s four-part Aviation Mechanic Series, introduces students to the aviation industry and its history, mathematics, and basic electricity and its application in airplanes. This textbook goes on to cover advanced topics outlined in the FAA test standards for aviation mechanics such as aircraft hardware, materials, weight and balance, servicing, troubleshooting, human factors, regulations, and more. Recent innovations in batteries and alternative fuels are also included. This text meets FAA aviation maintenance technician school curriculum requirements and prepares applicants for all subjects tested on the General FAA Knowledge Exam.
This new fifth edition features updated content reflecting new regulations and changes affecting aviation mechanic certification. Originally written by Dale Crane in 1993, this textbook has been reviewed and updated by an editorial team consisting of aviation mechanics, university professors, and pilots.
ASA’s Aviation Mechanic Series is a current, comprehensive, and effective learning resource for aviation mechanic training. Designed for use in classrooms and for independent study, these textbooks feature color figures, study questions with answer keys, and extensive glossaries and indexes.
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