ATBC - Aircraft Systems for Professional Pilots - eBook

Aircraft Technical Book Company

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Written by industry experts Peter Vosbury and William Kohlruss of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, "Aircraft Systems For Professional Pilots" covers all major airframe and engine systems necessary for safe and efficient operation of an aircraft. This informative and educational resource is ideal for aspiring pilots looking to build a career in corporate, commercial, or military aviation, as well as experienced pilots seeking a refresher on system functionality. From the smallest Cessna 172 to the largest Boeing 787, this comprehensive guide offers valuable insights without overwhelming readers with technical jargon. Gain a thorough understanding of hydraulic systems, from pump types to operation, with this essential resource in your library.

Chapters Include:

  • DC and AC Electricity
  • Generators and Motors
  • Electrical Systems
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • Landing Gear and Braking Systems
  • Environmental Systems
  • Ice and Rain Control
  • Fire Protection
  • Fuel Systems
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Turbine Engines
  • Propeller Systems

To Instructors:
The authors of the book, Professors Peter Vosbury and Bill Kohlruss, are willing to provide support to any university program that adopts the book for their aircraft systems course. The support will include access to the Powerpoint presentations that Professor Vosbury uses for his systems course and access to some systems videos.

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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