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Construction & Repair Aviation Books


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A/C Engines by Tony Bingelis

A/C Engines by Tony Bingelis


This book on engines is one of a series of publications that Tony has authored. This 240 page issue covers engine selections and installation, firewall preparation, engine baffles, cooling, engine compartment, ignition and electrical, fuel system, exhaust systems, and props and spinners.
Airfoil Selection

Airfoil Selection


Airfoil selection is an out standing new book by airfoil expert Barnaby Wainfan which will aid the reader in understanding and choosing airfoils for light aircraft. Published in 1988, this book is a collection of a series of articles originally published in Kitplanes magazine and reprinted in book form with the cooperation of Kitplanes editor, Dave Martin. All articles by Barnaby Wainfan. 57 pages, illustrated.
Advanced Composites

Advanced Composites


Jeppesen publications covering all aspects of composite construction and repair, including information on fibers, resins, core materials, manufacturing, safety, vacuum bagging, machining, damage assessment and repairs. 189 pages.
Aircraft Instruments and Avionics

Aircraft Instruments and Avionics


Jeppesen publications includes a series of carefully prepared questions and answers to emphasize key elements of study including magnetic system, ignition leads, spark plugs, generators, alternators and electrical motors. 240 pages.
Aircraft Recovering Handbook

Aircraft Recovering Handbook


The NEW Superflite System VI urethane covering manual. An extensive look at covering your aircraft using the award winning Superflite System VI urethane. 134 pages.
Composite Basics

Composite Basics


An invaluable book for the homebuilt aircraft enthusiast. Explains how to work with a wide range of composites and covers their properties, stress limits, strengths and weaknesses, uses, etc. Full of extremely helpful tips and methods in an easy to understand format.7th edition, by Marshall. 203 pages.
Moldless Composite Sandwich Homebuilt Aircraft Construction

Moldless Composite Sandwich Homebuilt Aircraft Construction


The book "Moldless Composite Sandwich Homebuilt Aircraft Construction" consists of 26, 11 x 17 pages (equal to 52 pages) describing how the material is applied, education on the materials, tools required, inspection and repair methods. Written by Rutan Aircraft Factory. This book is included in the practice kit number CK. 26 pages.
Composite Construction for Homebuilt Aircraft

Composite Construction for Homebuilt Aircraft


For homebuilt aircraft. Learn the basic ideas behind layups, sandwich designs, carbon fiber, Kevlar, and paper. Construction details and pilot reports are included on Quickie, Dragonfly, VariEze, LongEze, Goldwing, ST, Mini-Imp, Bullet, Polliwagen, Glassair, Sea Hawk, KR1 & 2, and WAR replicas. Composite Construction takes the mystery out of plastic kit planes. Whether you're thinking of building a kit, or considering an original design. 239 pages.
Gel Coat Compounding for Industrial & Marine Products

Gel Coat Compounding for Industrial & Marine Products


This also is a formula book but covers manufacturing methods, equipment for compounding, application methods, and repair. Recoating, rejuvenation, problems and corrections are discussed. This is a companion book to Industrial Resin putty. 36 pages 29 formulas.
Acceptable Methods, Techniques and Practices - Aircraft Inspection and Repair

Acceptable Methods, Techniques and Practices - Aircraft Inspection and Repair


Easy to read guide to maintenance, repair and alteration of aircraft. Includes airframe, powerplants, propellers and appliances. CAM 18 is the early version of AC-43.13, current guidelines to repair of type certificated aircraft. 209 pages.
Fiberglass Boat Repair & Maintenance

Fiberglass Boat Repair & Maintenance


A complete guide to repair fiberglass boats with West System epoxy. Includes illustrated procedures for structural reinforcement, deck and hull repair, hardware installation, keel repair and teak deck installation. 86 pages.
Firewall Forward

Firewall Forward


Provides information about engine installation practices that are proven effective and practical for piston engines. Details engine hookup methods, powerplant installation and helpful tips on selecting an engine to mounting, wiring, and actual operation. Includes photos, extensive detailing and illustrations comprised from over a thousand inspections of homebuilts. 302 pages written by Tony Bingelis.
Gelcoat Blisters - Diagnosis, Repair & Prevention

Gelcoat Blisters - Diagnosis, Repair & Prevention


A guide for repairing and preventing gelcoat blister on fiberglass boats with West System Epoxy. Includes an analysis of the factors contributing to blister formation and illustrated steps for preparation, drying, repairing and coating for moisture protection. 53 pages.
How to Build a Reliable VW Aero Engine

How to Build a Reliable VW Aero Engine


74 pages of instruction, illustrations and photos to guide you through the building of a Volkswagen conversion.
Industrial Resin Puttys

Industrial Resin Puttys


This is a formula book which covers the use of virtually every synthetic resin known to man. Manufacturing methods of puttys made from all types of fillers such as microballoons, metal beads, ceramic and organic materials are shown. Several forms of manufacturing including cast tooling are included. Even a modern "art form" is described. 70 pages , 45 illustrations, 41 formulas. Used in conjunction with GCF-1.
Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics General Handbook

Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics General Handbook


Extensive 550 page book contains sections on mathematics weight and balance, hardware, physics, basic electricity, motors, inspection fundamentals, and much more. One of three major reference books used to help A & P mechanics to pass the written and practical FAA examination. FAA reprint. Used with EA-AC65-12A and EA-AC65-15A.
EAA Aircraft Building Techniques: Wood

EAA Aircraft Building Techniques: Wood


Excellent resource book on "How to" build or repair wood aircraft. 136 pages.
Wooden Boat Restoration & Repair

Wooden Boat Restoration & Repair


A complete guide to repair wooden boats with West System epoxy. Includes illustrated procedures for structural reinforcement, deck and hull repair, hardware installation, keel repair and teak deck installation. 78 pages.
Rubber Powered Model Airplanes

Rubber Powered Model Airplanes


This book is designed to take the new modeler through a series of practical, nontechnical steps from a simple first model to a contest or sport level airplane capable of stable, sustained flight. It contains techniques, hints and plans drawn from 40 years of building and designing. For the parent intending to help the young builder, emphasis is on the "How to" not the "Where From" with a program of kits, tools and methods illustrated in clear stages that lead to good flights from the first model. 81 pages.
The Sportplane Builder

The Sportplane Builder


Book contains information about aircraft construction methods and techniques that only the old pros know. Covers construction practices, control systems, fiberglass tips, cockpits and cabins, canopies/windshields, electrical systems, instrumentation, landing gear, fuel systems, covering and painting. 312 pages written by Tony Bingelis.
Sportplane Construction Techniques

Sportplane Construction Techniques


Contains valuable information on subjects concerning getting ready to build, construction practices, fiberglass components, control systems, cockpit/cabin interiors, canopies/windshields, landing gear, instrumentation, electrical systems, painting/finishing. 350 pages profusely illustrated with photos and drawings. Written by Tony Bingelis.
Standard Aviation Maintenance Handbook

Standard Aviation Maintenance Handbook


Expanded to over 5,000 words and definitions, this is a handy reference book for the student mechanics, instructors and others involved in aviation. 235 pages.
Construction of Tubular Steel Fuselages

Construction of Tubular Steel Fuselages


A thorough, well-written manual providing step-by-step instructions on how to construct a strong, perfectly symmetrical and dimensionally accurate tubular steel fuselage without special jigs. Subjects covered include design & basic engineering factors, construction tools, & 4130 welding techniques. In addition, it provides advance notice and solutions to many common problems. Includes 184 photos & CAD drawings. 169 pages.
Jury Strut Manual

Jury Strut Manual


Instruction manual for installing jury strut kits.
Ceconite Manual

Ceconite Manual


Procedure manual 101 for the Ceconite aircraft covering process. Spiral bound 44 page booklet includes material estimates, product information and step-by-step instructions. Written by Jon Goldenbaum.