• aviationmegastore.com
  • aviationoutletstore.com
  • aviationshopsupplies.com
  • aviationmegatrade.com
  • 737-simulator.com

Public holidays

Amended or confirmed operating hours of the Luchtvaart Hobby Shop in Aalsmeerderbrug on the following dates:
Tu27 Apr.Closed
Sa1 MayOpen 10-17 hrs
We5 MayOpen 10-18 hrs
Th13 MayClosed
Mo24 MayClosed
Aviation Megastore website is available without limitations. Orders are processed during shop operating hours.

Frequent buyers programme

Collect Megapoints for Megavouchers
Read the conditions...

Hold & Store service ©

Aviation Megastore offers unique Hold & Store service © for internet customers that wish to combine several individual orders to one single shipment, reducing the overall shipping cost significantly.

A Pilot`s Guide to Aircraft and Their Systems: the more you know, the better you fly.  1560274611

A Pilot`s Guide to Aircraft and Their Systems: the more you know, the better you fly.


€ 24.72

Publisher/Brand ASA

Author Crane Dale

Format a5+

No. Pages 320

Version Soft cover

Language English

Category Aviation Books

Subcategory PPL Study

Availability only 1 remaining

Add this product to my wishlist

This product was added to our database on Wednesday 25 february 2004.

Share this product

Your reliable Aviation Book Source since 1989

Product description

Early aviators had to be both mechanic and pilot... early airplanes and engines were less than completely dependable. In a forced landing situation, they had to find and fix the problem themselves in order to get the airplane back in the air — fortunately their airplanes were not complex in their systems, nor complicated to fix. In the more than half a century since World War II, aircraft have become a vital component of our transportation system, developed and finely tuned to become the fast, efficient, dependable, and safe machines they are today. But technological advances have brought additional complexities that demand the aircraft be operated in exactly the way the designer intended. To do this, pilots must understand what each handle or knob controls and what he or she can expect from each system. A Pilot's Guide to Aircraft and Their Systems furnishes pilots and armchair aviators with explanation and insight into what the aircraft, powerplant, and each of the systems do, and does so in language they can identify with. Dale Crane covers everything, writing in an easy-to-grasp style, from single-engine pistons to multi-engine turbines, including:

principles of flight, the forces acting on an airplane in flight
control surfaces and their operation
aircraft structures and materials
systems — hydraulic, electrical, fuel, ice protection and instrument
turbine and piston engine theory and operations
propeller forces, construction and controls

Understanding their aircrafts' systems will help pilots enjoy their flying more, and make them safer and more efficient aviators. Softcover, 7-1/4" x 9" format, indexed, illustrated, 320 pages.

A Pilot's Guide to Aircraft and Their Systems may also serve as an introduction to the ASA Aviation Maintenance Technician Series, also by Dale Crane — textbooks for in-depth study of exactly how aircraft systems work and how to maintain them.

Also by Dale Crane: Aviation Maintenance Technician Series: Genera/Airframe/Powerplant; Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms; Fast-Track Series Test Guides for General, Airframe, and Powerplant FAA Knowledge Tests; Aviation Maintenance Technician Oral & Practical Exam Guide; Inspection Authorization Test Prep; Aviation Mechanics Handbook

Shopping cart

Your shopping cart is empty.

Shop near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. LOOK INSIDE !

When in the Netherlands,
visit our shop near
Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport.

Click on the image below for
extended tour.


Fly in the B737NG Simulator