Detailing the technical maintenance of turbine and reciprocating engines, this book covers the final section of the FAA's required curriculum. Theory and construction of these engines are also discussed along with propellers, development of aircraft powerplants, and powerplant auxiliary systems.
The oral and practical exams are the last steps for certification of an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT). The AMT Oral & Practical Exam Guide by industry expert Dale Crane (edited by Raymond E. Thompson) will prepare the reader for the General, Airframe, and Powerplant exams. This book includes information on the certification process, typical projects and required skill levels, and practical knowledge requirements in a question-and-answer format, with references defined for further study. When taking an FAA Knowledge Exam, you merely verify your knowledge of facts--you interface with a computer and there is no personal involvement. The AMT oral and practical tests are different: you work one-on-one with an experienced mechanic evaluator who is able to not only judge your mechanical skills, but observe how you think and see the way you solve problems. The examiner determines whether or not you possess the knowledge and skill level needed as an entry-level technician, as defined by the FAA Practical Test Standards (PTS). The AMT Oral & Practical Exam Guide will help you prepare for this significant step towards your new career as an AMT.
This essential reference provides a thorough overview of aircraft-support systems as well as their maintenance and inspection - knowledge necessary to pass the second half of the middle section of the FAA's required curriculum for Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs). Containing up-to-date information that meets 14 CFR Part 147 requirements and Subject Matter Knowledge Codes from the FAA mechanics knowledge tests, this comprehensive textbook covers specific systems involved in the airframe, such as electrical, fuel, cabin-atmosphere control, communications, navigation, and fire-protection systems. Complete with updated full-color graphics, study questions and answer keys, an extensive glossary, and additional career information, this revised edition is ideal for at-home, classroom, or university-level training.
Author : Institute for Career Research
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Your education, your talents and skills, your hobbies and interests, and your desires for the future will all come together when you take that first step down the career path of your choice. It may be true that pilots are the first thing you think of when considering careers in aviation but pilots would not stay in the air for very long without mechanics and avionics technicians. Aircraft mechanics are responsible for maintaining the aircraft engines and airframes, while avionics technicians take care of the electronic systems inside the plane. Aircraft are very maintenance-intensive. They are subject to much greater stresses than cars, for example. When cars break down, drivers can coast onto the side of the road and call a tow truck. When aircraft break down they can fall out of the sky. Aircraft mechanics and avionics technicians are very highly skilled and highly valued. Pilots may get the recognition from the public, but pilots know the importance of the mechanics and technicians who service their planes. When an aircraft mechanic says there is a problem, everybody waits for the mechanic to fix it. If you have ever experienced a flight delay and sat in the airport fuming, you can thank an aircraft mechanic. Without these skilled professionals you would never get to your destination at all. Airlines, parcel delivery services, freight carriers, the military, and every other enterprise that uses aircraft all depend on mechanics.