Volume 1: Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance - Textbook


Basic knowledge for AMT students

15 chapters | Color photos & illustrations | Newly revised – 3rd Edition

Order #: T-CORE-0301  Included as part of the Introductory Kit, the AMT Series Textbook Set, and the AMT Series Textbook Workbook Set.

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The first textbook in Avotek’s AMT Series, Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance, introduces the fundamentals of aviation maintenance to the beginning student.  It is the first in a series of four Aviation Maintenance Technician textbooks.  Information in the text covers basic AMT fundamentals of aerodynamics, mathematics, tools, hardware, basic electricity, documentation and more.

The third edition has been redesigned to better align with traditional curriculum structure.  Information has been included to better or more fully answer more than 70 known FAA airframe and powerplant test questions.  Content has been added on corrosion and cleaning, safety and ground handling, aerospace materials and FAA parts certification standards. Updated illustrations and additional color have been added throughout the book to enhance the concept explanations.


  • Principles of Aviation Physics
  • Aerodynamics
  • General Mathematics
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Hardware and Materials
  • Fluid Lines and Fittings
  • Basic Electricity
  • Binary Logic
  • Blueprints and Drawings
  • Aircraft Weight and Balance
  • Maintenance Documentation
  • Privileges and Responsibilities
  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Corrosion and Cleaning
  • Safety and Ground Handing


ISBN: 1-933189-26-6


Additional Resources:
Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance Student Workbook

Instructor Resources:
Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance Instructor Guide CD
Introduction to Aircraft Maintenance Image Library CD