ATBC - Maintenance Management - eBook

Aircraft Technical Book Company


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Thoroughly revised for the latest aviation industry changes and FAA regulations, this comprehensive reference explains how to establish and run an efficient, reliable and cost-effective aircraft maintenance program. Co-written by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University instructors, Aviation Maintenance Management offers broad, integrated coverage of airline management, aircraft maintenance fundamentals, aviation safety, and the systematic planning and development of successful maintenance programs.

Learn how to:
  • Minimize service interruptions while lowering maintenance and repair costs.
  • Adhere to aviation industry certification requirements and FAA regulations.
  • Define and document maintenance activities.
  • Work with engineering and production, planning and control departments.
  • Understand the training requirements for mechanics, technicians, quality control inspectors and quality assurance auditors .
  • Identify and monitor maintenance program problems and trends.
  • Manage line and hangar maintenance.
  • Provide materiel support for maintenance and engineering.
  • Stay on top on quality assurance, quality control, reliability standards and safety issues.
Topics Include:
  • Why We Have to Do Maintenance
  • Development of Maintenance Programs
  • Definitions, Goals and Objectives
  • Aviation Industry Certification Requirements
  • Documentation for Maintenance
  • Requirements for a Maintenance Program
  • The Maintenance and Engineering Organization
  • Engineering
  • Production and Planning Control
  • Technical Publication
  • Technical Training
  • Aircraft Maintenance Management
  • Line Maintenance
  • Hangar Maintenance
  • Materiel Support
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Reliability
  • Maintenance Safety

About the Author:
Dr. Harry A. Kinnison has a wealth of experience in the aviation industry, having worked for Boeing for two decades. During his time with the company, he specialized in Maintenance and Ground Operations Systems, representing Boeing to airlines on their ETOPS program. He also contributed to maintenance evaluations and the development of reliability programs for airlines. Since retiring from Boeing in 2000, Dr. Kinnison has been sharing his expertise as a professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he teaches aviation maintenance management courses. Likewise, Mr. Tariq Siddiqui has also been teaching at ERAU as an adjunct professor while working as a manager of aircraft maintenance for a commercial airline. With over 20 years of experience in various aspects of aviation, Mr. Siddiqui brings a vast knowledge of aviation project management, environmental regulations, and accident investigation to his role.

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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