ATBC - Unmanned Aerial Systems The Definitive Guide - eBook

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ATBC - Unmanned Aerial Systems The Definitive Guide - eBook is a comprehensive and informative textbook, complete with accompanying workbook, geared towards training and preparing for FAR Part 107 certification for unmanned aerial vehicles. While sharing similarities with manned aircraft, these vehicles also have unique characteristics that require specialized knowledge and skills to operate safely. From weather conditions and regulations to autonomous flight capabilities and payload integration, this guide covers all aspects of UAS operation and repair, including aircraft structures. It covers all relevant areas of aviation science, providing a thorough understanding of the aircraft and its operating environment. The book also aligns with the subject areas designated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for remote pilot testing and licensing. In addition to preparing for the exam, this book also delves into the "why" behind the questions and answers, providing a deeper level of understanding. With contributions from Michael Leasure of Purdue University, a leading expert in the field, this comprehensive guide equips professionals.

Chapters Include:

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Design and Construction
  • Aircraft Structures, Materials and Repair
  • Electricity, Electrical, Communications and Navigation Systems
  • Powerplant Theory and Operation
  • Flight Control
  • Sensors and Payloads
  • Airspace Operations
  • Flight Operations
  • Regulations
  • Future Trends and Technology

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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