By Anarkia333 |

The on-the-job aircraft maintenance manual and gold standard for aviation students and professionals - now fully updated.

For over 60 years, the Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Technicians has been the go-to manual for building, maintaining, overhauling, and repairing aircraft of all types. This illustrated manual provides clear, step-by-step procedures for all essential aircraft maintenance and repair tasks. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest advances in the industry, this Eighth Edition includes essential information on composite materials, cutting-edge nondestructive testing, corrosion detection equipment and procedures, and new sections on wood components, aircraft weight and balance, welding, and FAA regulations. New photos, diagrams, tables, and schematics are featured throughout this must-have reference.

Coverage includes:

Tools and their proper use
Materials and fabricating, including new section on wood
Drilling and countersinking
Bolts and threaded fasteners
Aircraft plumbing
Control cable
Electrical wiring and installation
NEW - Aircraft weight and balance
Nondestructive testing (NDT)
Corrosion detection and control
Composite materials
NEW - FAA regulations and aircraft inspections