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This is possibly the most complete book written to date on helicopters and helicopter flying, and our first choice for the helicopter pilot trainee, and as a refresher for the experienced pilot. It covers subjects not covered by other manuals such as turbine engines, performance, flight manuals, automatic flight controls, legal aspects, introductory stability and control, and multi-engine helicopters.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Helicopters
  • The Rotor Blade
  • Flight Controls and Rotor Heads
  • Air, Wind, and Weather
  • Basic Helicopter Performance
  • Balance and Weight
  • The Aerodynamics of Autorotation
  • Instruments and Warning Systems
  • Before You Strap In…
  • Helicopter Flying - The Basics
  • The Art of Hovering
  • Transitions to Forward Flight
  • Lift-off and Touchdown
  • Emergencies
  • Engine Failures
  • Peculiarities of the Helicopter
  • Flight Manuals, Rules and Regulations
  • For the Professional Helicopter Pilot
  • Advanced Helicopter Aerodynamics
  • Advanced Performance
  • Airframe Components
  • Instruments
  • The Piston Engine
  • The Turbine Engine
  • Multi-Engine Helicopters
  • Stability and Control of the Helicopter
  • Helicopter Types
  • Night and Instrument Flying
  • Automatic Flight Control

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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