Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians

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Larry Reithmaier
McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 17, 1999 - Transportation - 292 pages
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Lavishly illustrated in four-color with largely never-before-published photographs and memorabilia from an exclusive private collection, Wright University, and National Air & Space Museum archives. Supporting text supplies clarifying detail of visual story: technical information of inventions, training classes, personal accounts of factory workers and student pilots, Wilbur Wright's funeral, and the Wright-Smithsonian feud. Wright Aircraft from 1900-1915 is depicted in photos, drawings, specs, and history--from the warping kite of 1899 to the last of the classic Wright pushers.

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Contents

Tools and Their Proper Use
7
Materials and Fabricating
33
Drilling and Countersinking
77
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Larry Reithmaier is a retired mechanical engineer who, while at Rockwell International, helped design and develop the F2H, F3, F86H, F100, F101, and F4 jet fighters, the B-1B bomber, and Apollo and Skylab spacecrafts. The author of several technical books on aviation, he also wrote the Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians, Sixth Edition; the Aviation and Space Dictionary; Mach I and Beyond; Private Pilot's Guide; and Aircraft Repair Manual.

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