Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms

Over 11,000 Entries


Author: Dale Crane

Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics

ISBN: 9781619545779

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 805

View: 7665

Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This book helps users understand all the words, abbreviations, phrases, and disciplines of aviation. The most complete collection of aviation terminology available, the Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms defines more than 11,000 terms and includes nearly 500 illustrations to further explain and aid visual recognition. Appendices include useful lists and tables, such as the periodic table of elements, phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and an expanded list of aviation acronyms. All specific to the aviation industry, the terms have been gathered from the regulations, the Pilot/Controller Glossary from the AIM, and glossaries from government handbooks and manuals. Also includes definitions not found in government publications. This complete, handy dictionary belongs in every library as it is an essential reference book for the entire aviation industry -- including administrators, pilots, aviation maintenance technicians, colleges and universities, air traffic controllers, manufacturers, engineers, government agencies, airlines, and corporate flight departments, as well as newcomers to the industry and those who speak English as a second language. The ASA Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms, now in its sixth edition, is a vital reference tool that belongs on every aviation bookshelf.

Dictionary of Aviation

Over 5,500 terms clearly defined


Author: David Crocker

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780713687347

Category: Transportation

Page: 288

View: 7840

This revised edition of Dictionary of Aviation by David Crocker contains over 5,000 terms used by air traffic controllers, pilots, cabin crew, maintenance crews, ground staff and other airline personnel. Designed for those specialising in aviation and related industries, including trainee pilots, maintenance engineers and other professionals, this dictionary has all the words you need.

The Aviation Dictionary for Pilots and Aviation Maintenance Technicians


Author: David Jones

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780884873181

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 390

View: 1343

Completely revised to include over 10,000 technical aviation definitions. Excellent reference for both pilots and aviation maintenance technicians. The best way to learn the unique language of aviation. ISBN# 0-88487-318-8. New format: 8 1/2 x 11; 388 pages.

Aviation Mechanic Handbook

The Aviation Standard


Author: Dale Crane

Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics

ISBN: 9781619544949

Category: Transportation

Page: 394

View: 8872

Handy toolbox-size reference for professionals and hobbyists. Nonabrasive spiral-bound book provides conversions, formulas, densities, solid state electronics, and more.

Standard Aviation Maintenance Handbook


Author: Jeppesen and Company

Publisher: Aviation Maintenance Pub

ISBN: 9780884873242

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 275

View: 9610

Thoroughly revised and updated, Jeppesen's Aviation Maintenance Handbook is a key resource for A&P technicians, homebuilders, pilots, and aircraft owners. Developed as a quick reference guide for the most common aviation technical information, it includes hundreds of references useful in the aviation field.

Flightpath Teacher's Book

Aviation English for Pilots and ATCOs


Author: Philip Shawcross,Jeremy Day

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521178703

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 226

View: 8171

Flightpath is the definitive course for pilots and Air Traffic Controllers who need an ICAO4 level of English to work in the industry. Written by Philip Shawcross, one of the world's leading Aviation English experts, and reviewed by a panel of aviation English specialists, this course offers a thorough grounding in the range of communication skills needed by both pilots and Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCOs) aiming to reach ICAO4 level or above. The Teacher's Book is a complete manual and subject matter reference book for Aviation English teachers of any level of experience, with detailed notes and instructions for each unit. The teacher's notes provide further support and will help the trainer customise the course for pilots, ATCOs and mixed classes.

Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants


Author: Charles Edward Otis,Peter A. Vosbury

Publisher: Aviation Maintenance Pub

ISBN: 9780884873112

Category: Transportation

Page: 514

View: 7823

Newly revised and comprehensive information on aircraft gas turbine powerplants and updated coverage of jet engine technology. Extensive cross-reference between today's aircraft and engines. Now includes over 500 illustrations, charts and tables. Written by Otis and Vosbury. ISBN# 0-88487-311-0. 514 pages.

Basic electricity and DC circuits


Author: Ralph A. Oliva,Texas Instruments Incorporated. Learning Center

Publisher: Texas Instruments, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780895120342

Category: Science

Page: 867

View: 2332



Author: Dale Crane

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781560278627

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 784

View: 6230

This textbook series is used as source material for FAA Knowledge Exam questions, therefore it is one of the best references for studying to pass the FAA Exams.

Aviation Maintenance Technician - General


Author: Dale Crane

Publisher: Aviation Maintenance Technicia

ISBN: 9781619545175

Category: Transportation

Page: 700

View: 6742

"The Aviation Maintenance Technician Series: General is the first book of Dale Crane's AMT Series, textbooks that were created to set the pace for maintenance technician training and attain a level of quality that surpasses all other maintenance textbooks on the market. The General text covers the first section of the FAA's required curriculum, incorporating an introduction to aviation along with basic lessons on mathematics, physics, and electricity. As the student progresses, specific aviation concerns are addressed, including regulations, mechanic privileges, forms, aircraft hardware and tools. Dale Crane's textbooks consist of the most complete and up-to-date material for A&P training. The curriculum meets 14 CFR Part 147 requirements and Subject Matter Knowledge Codes from the FAA mechanics knowledge tests. They are designed for at-home, classroom, or university-level training. These comprehensive textbooks include full-color charts, tables and illustrations throughout, in addition to an extensive glossary, index, and additional career information. A study guide is included within each textbook in the form of study question sections, with answer keys printed at the end of each chapter. These can be used for evaluation by an instructor or for self-testing. ASA's mechanic textbooks are all-inclusive--no separate, inconvenient workbook is needed by the student or instructor."--Provided by publisher.

Aviation Maintenance Technician



Author: Dale Crane

Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics

ISBN: 9781560274100

Category: Transportation

Page: 752

View: 6941

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.

Introduction to Information Retrieval


Author: Christopher D. Manning,Prabhakar Raghavan,Hinrich Schütze

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139472100

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 2487

Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

Far-Amt 2017

Federal Aviation Regulations for Aviation Maintenance Technicians


Author: ( Federal Aviation Administration (Faa)

Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics

ISBN: 9781619543713

Category: Transportation

Page: 808

View: 521

As the most accurate and reliable regulatory reference on the market for aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs), this collection of AMT-related Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) from Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations clearly marks all changes from the previous year. Additional AMT references include some of the most often used FAA Advisory Circular publications and FAA Orders, which makes this the most comprehensive regulations book available for aviation technician and repair centers. Also including an AMT-related index, this edition additionally offers access to a free e-mail and downloads service that posts FAR updates throughout the year. Rules for AMTs, Maintenance Operations, and Repair Shops: -Includes Parts 1, 3, 5, 13, 21, 23, 26, 27, 33, 34, 35, 39, 43, 45, 47, 65, 91, 110, 119, 121 (J, L, Z, AA, DD), 125, 135, 145, 147, and 183 -Advisory Circulars 20-62E, 20-109A, 21-12C, 39-7D, 43-9C, 43.9-1F, and 65-30A -FAA-G-8082-11C Inspection Authorization Test Guide -Changes and updates since last edition clearly marked -Free Updates available online and via email subscription service for regulation and procedural changes -Comprehensive FAR Index

Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook (FAA-H-8083-1b - 2016)


Author: U. S. Department Transportation,Federal Aviation Administration

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781541059351


Page: 112

View: 5922

The "Aircraft Weight and Balance Handbook" (FAA-H-8083-1B - 2016) has been prepared in recognition of the importance of weight and balance technology in conducting safe and efficient flight. The objective of this handbook is twofold: to provide the airframe and powerplant mechanic (A&P) with the method of determining the empty weight and empty weight center of gravity (EWCG) of an aircraft and to furnish the flight crew with information on loading and operating the aircraft to ensure its weight is within the allowable limit and the center of gravity (CG) is within the allowable range.

A Dictionary of Chemistry


Author: John Daintith

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019104492X

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 3057

Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 4,700 entires - over 200 new to this edition - it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The sixth edition boasts broader coverage in subject areas such as forensics, metallurgy, materials science, and geology, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these related fields. There are also biographical entries on key figures, highlighted entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage


Author: Henry Watson Fowler

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853263187

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 742

View: 8439

This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports, letters and speeches, and crossword solvers, but is also useful as a general word reference. Special features include: an alphabetical A-Z listing; numbered senses for words with more than one meaning; British and American variants; and specially marked colloquial uses.

Maltese-English, English-Maltese Dictionary and Phrasebook


Author: Grazio Falzon

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781805650

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 155

View: 5001

Written especially for Americans, this handy dictionary and lexically-grouped phrasebook is the ideal companion for travelers. Included in this title: * 1,500 entries * Introduction to basic grammar * Pronunciation guide * Maltese-English/English-Maltese dictionary * Maltese phrasebook, including all topics a visitor to Malta needs to know * A must for anyone traveling to the Republic of Malta