Aircraft Flight Instruments and Guidance Systems: Principles, Operations and Maintenance, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Aircraft Flight Instruments and Guidance Systems

Principles, Operations and Maintenance, 1st Edition

By David Wyatt

Routledge

258 pages | 27 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2014-08-20
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Description

Written for those pursuing a career in aircraft engineering or a related aerospace engineering discipline, Aircraft Flight Instruments and Guidance Systems covers the state-of-the-art avionic equipment, sensors, processors and displays for commercial air transport and general aviation aircraft.

As part of a Routledge series of textbooks for aircraft-engineering students and those taking EASA Part-66 exams, it is suitable for both independent and tutor-assisted study and includes self-test questions, exercises and multiple-choice questions to enhance learning.

The content of this book is mapped across from the flight instruments and automatic flight (ATA chapters 31, 22) content of EASA Part 66 modules 11, 12 and 13 (fixed/rotary-wing aerodynamics, and systems) and Edexcel BTEC nationals (avionic systems, aircraft instruments and indicating systems).

David Wyatt CEng MRAeS has over 40 years’ experience in the aerospace industry and is currently Head of Airworthiness at Gama Engineering. His experience in the industry includes avionic development engineering, product support engineering and FE lecturing. David also has experieince in writing for BTEC National specifications and is the co-author of Aircraft Communications & Navigation Systems, Aircraft Electrical & Electronic Systems and Aircraft Digital Electronic and Computer Systems.

Table of Contents

The earth’s atmosphere; Air data instruments; Gyroscopic instruments; Flight instruments; Navigation; Control systems; Aerodynamics (fixed wing); Automatic Flight Control Systems (fixed wing); Aerodynamics (rotary wing); Automatic Flight Control Systems (rotary wing); Autoland; Synthetic/ Enhanced Vision; Fly by wire; Appendices: Acronyms, Revision papers, Answers to questions, Index.

About the Author

David Wyatt, CEng, MRAeS, has over 40 years’ experience in the aerospace industry and is currently Head of Airworthiness at Gama Engineering. His experience in the industry includes avionic development engineering, product support engineering and FE lecturing. David also has experience in writing for BTEC National specifications and is the co-author of Aircraft Communications and Navigation Systems, Aircraft Electrical and Electronic Systems and Aircraft Digital Electronic and Computer Systems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical

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