Aviation Mechanic Handbook

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Aviation Supplies & Academics, Incorporated, Apr 1, 2003 - Reference - 320 pages
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"A core reference for mechanics, aircraft owners, and pilots, this book compiles specifications from numerous reference books and government publications into one handy, toolbox-size reference guide. Revised to reflect current specifications, mechanics are provided with all the reference information critical to maintaining their aircrafts, including the most frequently used measurements, scales, charts, and diagrams. Topics covered in detail include metal fabrication, corrosion control, nondestructive inspection, control systems, and oxygen system servicing. This new edition features information to accommodate the ever-changing industry, including a periodic table of elements, hydraulic fittings guide, color engine spark plug guide, and an aircraft tire construction section. The stay-flat spiral binding and tabbed format facilitate quick lookups and make this a convenient and safe on-the-job quick reference. "

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Contents

Introduction
3
Physical and Chemical
29
Mathematics
45

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About the author (2003)

Dale Crane (1923-2010) was involved in aviation for over 50 years. His credentials include: Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Designated Mechanic Examiner, Commercial Pilot, Flight Instructor (airplanes), and Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor. Dale began his career in the U.S. Navy as a mechanic and flight engineer in PBYs. After World War II, he attended Parks Air College. After college, he worked as an instrument overhaul mechanic, instrument shop manager, and flight test instrumentation engineer. He spent the following 16 years as an instructor, and then became director of an aviation maintenance school. For the last 30 years of his life, Dale was active as a writer of aviation technical materials, and a consultant in developing aviation training programs. He participated with the FAA in the Aviation Mechanic Occupation Study, and the Aviation Mechanic Textbook Study.

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