Author Dale De Remer brings us Aircraft Systems for Pilots, a single-source, precise manual of what pilots should know about basic aircraft systems.
Want to learn the fundamentals of physical matter from which airplanes are made? Are you interested in the mechanics of how airplane parts act and react? Dale De Remer provides sufficient study of each type of system to allow the professional pilot to stay abreast of the critical learning which must occur as the pilot advances into management of more complex aircraft. This textbook pulls existing knowledge from many sources about basic aircraft systems for pilots or the technician. Ideal in a classroom setting or for individual education, it permits the reader to self-learn. Updates include changes in references to equipment and technologies to their present day deployment.
Study questions conclude each chapter and the book is illustrated throughout.
Subjects covered include:
- Aircraft engine types and construction
- Reciprocating engine theory
- Engine lubrication and cooling
- Propellers and governors
- Fuels and fuel systems
- Power management
- Supercharging and turbocharging
- Pressurization and high altitude operations
- Electrical principles
- Aircraft electrical systems
- Hydraulic systems and landing gear
- Pneumatic and deicing systems
- Weight and balance
- Instrument systems
- Study questions after chapter
- and much more...
Author: Dale De Remer
Paperback: 450 pages
Publisher: Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc. (01/30/2018)