Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition

by: Michael J. Kroes, Ronald Sterkenburg


Abstract: Get up-to-date information to perform return-to-service aircraft maintenance and pass your FAA aircraft certification! Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition, is a valuable resource for students of aviation technology that provides updated information needed to prepare for an FAA airframe technician certification—and can be used with classroom discussions and practical application in the shop and on aircraft. This expanded edition includes recent advances in aviation technology to help students find employment as airframe and powerplant mechanics and other technical and engineering-type occupations. For easy reference, chapters are illustrated and present specific aspects of aircraft materials, fabrication processes, maintenance tools and techniques, and federal aviation regulations. This updated edition includes: • Modern aircraft developed since the previous edition, such as the Boeing 777, the Airbus A330, modern corporate jets, and new light aircraft • New chemicals and precautions related to composite materials • Current FAA regulations and requirements • FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification requirements • 8-page full-color insert • The newest maintenance and repair tools and techniques • Updated figures and expanded chapters
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Title: Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2013 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071801508

Authors:

Michael J. Kroes has been an aviation practitioner and educator for over 35 years. He has held various FAA certifications, including Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Inspection Authorization, Designated Mechanic Examiner, and Designated Engineering Representative, and he holds a commercial pilot license. Mr. Kroes has worked for some of the leading aviation companies, including Raytheon and Allied Signal, and has also spent 25 years as a professor and department head at Purdue University. Recognized as a leading expert on FAA technician certification, he authored a comprehensive study funded by the FAA. This study was used to develop new FAA technician certification content and guidelines. Mr. Kroes resides in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Ronald Sterkenburg is a professor in the Aviation Technology Department at Purdue University. He is a certificated Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic, holds an Inspection Authorization (IA), and is a Designated Mechanic Examiner (DME). Although his main research interests are in advanced composite materials for aerospace vehicles, he has published many articles, book chapters, and books on all types of aviation maintenance topics. Dr. Sterkenburg resides in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Description: Get up-to-date information to perform return-to-service aircraft maintenance and pass your FAA aircraft certification! Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Seventh Edition, is a valuable resource for students of aviation technology that provides updated information needed to prepare for an FAA airframe technician certification—and can be used with classroom discussions and practical application in the shop and on aircraft. This expanded edition includes recent advances in aviation technology to help students find employment as airframe and powerplant mechanics and other technical and engineering-type occupations. For easy reference, chapters are illustrated and present specific aspects of aircraft materials, fabrication processes, maintenance tools and techniques, and federal aviation regulations. This updated edition includes: • Modern aircraft developed since the previous edition, such as the Boeing 777, the Airbus A330, modern corporate jets, and new light aircraft • New chemicals and precautions related to composite materials • Current FAA regulations and requirements • FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification requirements • 8-page full-color insert • The newest maintenance and repair tools and techniques • Updated figures and expanded chapters