Aircraft Maintenance and Repair, Seventh Edition by Michael Kroes

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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 fi nd 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.


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

About Michael Kroes

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Michael Kroes is an aviation practitioner and educator and has more than 35 years of experience in the field. He holds or has held several FAA certifications, including an Airframe & Powerplant Certificate, Inspection Authorization, Designated Mechanic Examiner, Designated Engineering Authority, and a Commercial Pilot's License. Professor Kroes has worked for some of the top aviation companies, including Raytheon and Allied Signal, and 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. Dr. Ronald Sterkenburg is a professor at the Aviation Technology Department at Purdue University. He is a certificated Airframe & Powerplant mechanic (A & P), holds an Inspector Authorization (IA), and performs the duties as a Designated Mechanic Examiner. Dr. Sterkenburg’s 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.
Published May 14, 2013 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 736 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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