This new FAA AMT Handbook—Airframe Volume 1 is one of two volumes that replace and supersede Advisory Circular (AC) 65-15A. Completely revised and updated, this handbook reflects current operating procedures, regulations, and equipment. This book was developed as part of a series of handbooks for persons preparing for mechanic certification with airframe or powerplant ratings, or both — those seeking an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Certificate, also called an A&P license. An effective text for both students and instructors, this handbook will also serve as an invaluable reference guide for current technicians who wish to improve their knowledge. Airframe Volume 1 contains: Aircraft Structures, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Assembly and Rigging, Aircraft Fabric Covering, Aircraft Metal Structural Repair, Aircraft Welding, Aircraft Wood and Structural Repair, Advanced Composite Materials, Aircraft Painting and Finishing, Aircraft Electrical System Includes colored charts, tables, full-color illustrations and photographs throughout, and an extensive glossary and index. 592 pages. 3 lbs (1.5Kg) shipping weight.