Aircraft Mechanic's Specifications Handbook

Aircraft Mechanic’s Specifications Handbook



Aircraft Mechanic’s Specifications Handbook

Author : PIA
Year : 1975
Book Type : Spiral bound
ISBN : 9788110025892

Developed by Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics: This is a very useful mechanics handbook, focusing on the identification of all types of AN, NAS, and MS hardware and fittings, and AN plumbing. It also includes an extensive and unique 2nd section covering electrical connector identification; and a third area with common references and conversion formula. Developed for A&Ps by A&Ps, here is a toolbox size reference you will really use.


  • Section 1
    • ATA – chapter/section numbering
    • Quick hardware identification
    • AN hardware specifications
    • Twist Drills letter and wire gauge sizes
    • Taps and pipe threads
    • Standard Screws (fine and course)
    • Clearance drills for machine screws
    • O-Ring specifications
    • Metric & Decimal equivalents
    • Temperature conversions
    • Conversion Factors
    • Torque values for nut/bolt combinations
  • Section 2
    • Fastener Specifications
    • Maximum Speeds – (hand fed operations)
    • Blueprint Fastener callouts
    • Alphabetical Code listing
    • Conventional rivets
    • Blind Rivets
    • Bi-metal Rivets
    • Lockbolts
    • Hi-Lok Bolts
    • Taper-Lok Bolts
    • Rivet Oversize Chart
    • Tips for Good Quality holes
    • Common Blueprint Finish Codes
  • Section 3 – Electrical Connector Identification
    • Contacts for Front Release Connectors
    • FZ and FY Connectors
    • DC00 – DC28 Connectors
    • 48 Series Bayonet Connectors
    • Deutsch Connectors
    • CA00KE – CA3106KE Connectors
    • Contacts for Rear Release Connectors
    • DC30-DC63 Connectors
    • MIL-C-38999 Connectors
    • Contacts for Rack & Panel Connectors


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