ATBC - Aircraft Accident Investigation - eBook

Aircraft Technical Book Company


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This primary textbook for Embry Riddle and other college level accident investigation programs covers all aspects of aircraft accident investigations. Includes new information on the investigation of in-flight fires, electrical circuitry, and composite structure failure. Explains the investigation procedures required by the NTSB and ICAO. Covers basic investigation techniques, aeronautical and structural knowledge useful to investigators. Also covers analysis, investigation management and report writing.

Topics Include:
  • Introduction to Aircraft Accident Investigation
  • United States Investigations
  • International Investigations
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Field Investigations
  • Wreckage Distribution
  • Accident Photography
  • Accident Diagrams
  • Fire Investigation
  • Structural Investigation
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Propellers
  • Turbine Engines
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Cockpit Instruments
  • Light Bulb Analysis
  • Tires and Runway Accidents
  • Mid-Air Collisions
  • Aircraft Recorders
  • Air Traffic Control Recorders
  • Computers and Simulators
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Airfield, Air Traffic Control, and Weather
  • Witnesses
  • Human Factors
  • Helicopter Accident Investigation
  • Technology
  • Determination of Aircraft Performance
  • Stalls and Spins
  • Downwash and Wingtip Vortex Hazards
  • Loss of Performance
  • Ground Operation Hazards
  • Stability and Control
  • Ice, Rain, and Microbursts
  • High Speed Flight
  • Loads, Stress, and Strain
  • Structural Failure
  • Crash Survivability
  • Analysis, Reports, and Investigation Management
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Aircraft Accident Reports
  • Investigation Management
  • Codes of Ethics and Conduct

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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