Product DescriptionMake better piloting decisions both in the air and on the groundAvoid risk with a better understanding of preflight inspectionsTroubleshoot in-flight problems and handle emergencies in any systemCut costs with better maintenance, improved communication with mechanics, and correct choices in engine overhaulsRecognize and overcome bad interactions between systemsImprove interpersonal relationships with passengers and crew.
One of the simplest ways to enhance the safety and efficiency of your flight operations is to improve your understanding of the inner workings of your aircraft. In Aircraft Systems, author David Lombardo taps his background as both a pilot and A&P to present a wealth of immensely important systems information written specifically for pilots. Supporting Lombardo's detailed descriptions are numerous illustrations of the various systems common to GA singles and light twins. Anyone who reads this book will gain a profoundly greater understanding of the activities that occur under the cowling and behind the panel. An extensive education packed into a single, easy-to-understand volume.
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What you need to know about how your airplane works.
Focused on practical value to the pilot, Aircraft Systems takes you on a thoroughly illustrated tour of the systems that make your plane work, giving you step-by-step procedures and troubleshooting tips that improve safety and cut risk, no matter what the situation.
Pilot/mechanic David A. Lombardo, author of Advanced Aircraft Systems, presents crucial information on systems in single- and light twin-engine planes. No matter what page you turn to, you'll find fully illustrated, system-by-system information that will help you:
Full of life-saving information, from the anatomy of a tire, to emergency electrical system failure load shedding, Aircraft Systems delivers the critical, confidence-building guidance that you'll rely on every time you enter the cockpit.
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