Aircraft Hydraulics - Textbook


7 chapters | Color photos & illustrations | Detailed diagrams

Order #: T-AIRHYD-0101

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Designed for both the AMT student and the technician in the field, Aircraft Hydraulics is offered as a full resource on hydraulic systems. Ranging from simple systems to complex, and legacy to the latest technology, this textbook explores the theory and operating components that make up these critical fluid power systems. Information is included on system design, operating principles, hydraulic fluids and the components commonly used on aircraft.

Easy to read and with plenty of illustrations and schematics, this book includes chapters on hydraulic theory, fluids, lines and fittings, system components, inspection and maintenance practices, troubleshooting, and includes examples from several popular aircraft. Detailed information for systems used on the Beech King Air, Cessna Citation, Airbus A-320, Boeing 777 and Boeing 787 aircraft is included.


  • Hydraulics Introduction
  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Hydraulic Fluid Lines and Fittings
  • Hydraulic System Components
  • Hydraulic System Inspection and Maintenance
  • Hydraulic System Troubleshooting
  • Hydraulic System Examples


ISBN: 1-933189-57-6


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