ATBC - Aircraft Fluid Power Systems - eBook

Aircraft Technical Book Company


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"Aircraft Fluid Power Systems provides a comprehensive overview of today's hydraulic and pneumatic systems used in aircraft. This eBook covers the fundamentals, as well as topics such as fluid lines and fittings, valves, brakes, and steering systems. Detailed information is also included on specific aircraft models like the Boeing 727 and 757, Cessna Citation, Gates Learjet 25, and Canadair 601. Bonus appendices feature maintenance procedures and a glossary of hydraulic terminology."

Topics include:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power Systems
  • Fluid Lines and Fittings
  • Basic Hydraulic Systems
  • Hydraulic System Components
  • Valves
  • Aircraft Tires, Tubes, and Wheels
  • Aircraft Brakes
  • Power Brake Systems
  • Brake Inspection and Service
  • Brake Control Systems
  • Structures That Support Aircraft on the Ground
  • Small and Large Aircraft Retraction Systems
  • Nose Wheel Steering Systems
  • Skis and Floats
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • Large Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
  • Flight Control Systems For Large Aircraft

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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