Airworthiness, Second Edition: An Introduction to Aircraft Certification

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Understanding airworthiness is central to maintaining and operating aircraft safely. While no book can replace the published Federal Aviation Regulation and Joint Aviation Requirements documentation for airworthiness, this unique guide provides readers with a single reference to understanding and interpreting the airworthiness requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, the US Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.

Setting these requirements in a real-world context, Airworthiness is an essential contribution to the safety management system of anyone involved in the design, maintenance and operation of aircraft for business or pleasure.

Key topics covered include:

  • Considerations of airworthiness standards for all classes, including large and small aircraft, rotor craft, gliders and unmanned aircraft
  • Type certification of aircraft, engines, and propellers and the type certification process
  • Parts and appliances approval
  • Joint certifications and national certifications

New to this edition is coverage of:

  • Certification for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
  • The new EASA standards procedures and documentation
  • 'Spaceworthiness' with relation to recent developments in commercial space travel
  • The only airworthiness guide available-a unique single reference covering the requirements of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation), FAA (the US Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency)
  • Demystifies the relevant European and US regulations and helps anyone involved in the manufacture, flying and maintenance of aircraft to understand this complex yet essential topic
  • Now with companion website featuring links to pertinent sources for ease of reference and updates to the book as required, ensuring you have the most up-to-date information at your finger tips

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Airworthiness: An Introduction to Aircraft Certification, Second Edition, offers a practical guide to the regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The discussions include the concepts of flight safety and airworthiness; the ICAO and civil aviation authorities; airworthiness requirements; type certifications and the type-certification process; production of products, parts, and appliances; certifications of airworthiness; and rules for "spaceworthiness.
The book will be a valuable resource for certification engineers engaged in professional training and practical work in regulatory agencies and aircraft engineering companies.

  • The only airworthiness guide available-a unique single reference covering the requirements of the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation), FAA (the US Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency)
  • Demystifies the relevant European and US regulations and helps anyone involved in the manufacture, flying and maintenance of aircraft to understand this complex yet essential topic
  • Now with companion website featuring links to pertinent sources for ease of reference and updates to the book as required, ensuring you have the most up-to-date information at your finger tips

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The only airworthiness guide available?

a unique single reference covering the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the US Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

A thorough understanding of airworthiness is central to maintaining and operating aircraft safely. While no book can replace the official regulatory documentation, this unique guide provides readers with a single reference covering and interpreting the relevant US and European regulations, helping anyone involved in the design, manufacture, maintenance and operation of aircraft to understand this complex yet essential topic.

Setting the requirements in a real-world context, Airworthiness: An Introduction to Aircraft Certification offers a clearly arranged overview and guidance on the world of aircraft certification. Key topics covered include:

  • Airworthiness standards and requirements for all classes, including large and small aircraft, rotorcraft, sailplanes and unmanned aircraft
  • Type certification of aircraft, engines, and propellers and the type certification process
  • Parts and appliances approval
  • Design and production certification approval
  • Continued Airworthiness and Operation

With updates throughout to bring the book up to date with current rules and requirements, this second edition also includes a new chapter on the growing commercialization of human space flights and related airworthiness considerations.

New companion website at http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companions/9780080968025 features articles, links to pertinent resources for ease of reference and updates to the book as regulatory information changes, ensuring you have the most up-to-date information at your finger tips

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