ATBC - Acceptable Methods & Practices … - eBook

Aircraft Technical Book Company


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This product thoroughly explains the Federal Aviation Administration's guidelines and practical methods for inspecting aircraft and repairing unpressurized sections of civil aircraft weighing under 12,500 pounds. It is widely recognized as the industry's accepted standard for procedures in cases where manufacturer instructions are not available. Often referred to as the "bible" of light aircraft repair, it is a necessary resource for light aircraft repair facilities and a required book for all Part 147 A&P schools. This edition, published by Aircraft Technical Book Company, is an exact replica of the FAA's Advisory Circular, with the added benefits of a durable coated cover for protection against dirt and wear, as well as numerous corrections to figure numbers and page errors. The eBook version is a user-friendly, single-file format that is fully searchable, printable, and bookmarked for convenience.

The basic chapters include:
  • Chapter 1: Wood Structure
  • Chapter 2: Fabric Covering
  • Chapter 3. Fiberglass and Plastics
  • Chapter 4. Metal Structure, Welding and Brazing
  • Chapter 5. Nondestructive Inspection (NDI)
  • Chapter 6. Corrosion, Inspection and Protection
  • Chapter 7. Aircraft Hardware, Control Cables, and Turnbuckles
  • Chapter 8. Engines, Fuel, Exhaust, and Propellers
  • Chapter 9. Aircraft Systems and Components
  • Chapter 10. Weight and Balance
  • Chapter 11. Aircraft Electrical Systems
  • Chapter 12. Aircraft Avionics Systems

Utilizing the guidelines of Part 66, Aircraft Structures and Systems, like all ATB EASA modules, adhere precisely to the specified content, order, and necessary learning levels (L1, 2, or 3) for the accredited B2 avionics maintenance technician program. Numerous national authorities have approved this module as a component of the training curriculum for Part 147 schools under their jurisdiction. 

As prescribed in Part 66 Appendix 1, the topics are divided in 22 sections:

  • Aeroplane Aerodynamics and Flight Controls (L1)
  • Aeroplane Structures (L1, 2)
  • Autoflight ATA 22 (L3)
  • Communication and Navigation ATA 23-24 (L3)
  • Electrical Power ATA 24 (L3)
  • Equipment and Furnishings ATA 25 (L3)
  • Flight Controls ATA 27 (L2)
  • Instruments ATA 31 (L3)
  • Lights ATA 33 (L3)
  • On Board Maintenance Systems ATA 45 (L3)
  • Air Conditioning and Pressurization ATA 21 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Fire Protection ATA 26 (L3)
  • Fuel Systems ATA 28 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Hydraulic Systems ATA 29 (L1, 3)
  • Ice and Rain Protection ATA 30 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Landing Gear ATA 32 (L1, 3)
  • Oxygen ATA 35 (L3)
  • Pneumatic and Vacuum Systems ATA 36 (L3)
  • Waste and Water Systems ATA 38 (L2)
  • Integrated Module Avionics ATA 42 (L3)
  • Cabin Systems ATA 44 (L3)
  • Information Systems ATA 46 (L3)

A complete table of contents is included with the Look Inside link above.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of aircraft structures and systems through clear explanations and detailed full-color illustrations. This module has been designed to help aircraft technicians learn essential skills and understand the underlying concepts. It covers all required topics for FAA A&P students while also providing a higher level of proficiency for EASA licenses.

Product Specifications:

  • ISBN: 9781941144978
  • Publisher:
  • Aircraft Technical Book Company
  • Edition: 004.2
  • Pages: 676

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