ATBC - Beyond The Checkride - eBook

Aircraft Technical Book Company


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ATBC - Beyond The Checkride - eBook is a comprehensive guide that shares valuable insights and expert advice based on the real-life experiences of numerous pilots. This eBook, originally authored by renowned flight instructor Howard Fried and meticulously revised by seasoned pilot Gene Gailey, provides step-by-step guidance through the perspective of a flight examiner. By learning from the lessons and mistakes of other pilots, this resource offers a safer and more efficient approach to flying. Drawing from over 50 years of cumulative experience, Fried presents compelling anecdotes that showcase the importance of learning from others and avoiding potential errors in order to ensure a successful flight.

The main topics include:
  • Basics Rarely Taught Completely
  • Paperwork and Other Requirements
  • Pilot Certificates and Ratings
  • Human Factors That Affect Flying
  • Am I Up to Flying Today
  • Controlling the Airplane
  • Spins, Stalls, Spirals and More
  • Flying Advanced Aircraft
  • Weather - What to Make of It
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Additional Flying Information
  • The Federal Aviation Administration
  • Commercial Flying - Paid to Fly
  • Things Pilots Need to Consider
  • Learning from Others' Mistakes

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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