This money-saving eBundle includes both the AMT Handbook: General softcover Book and ASA PDF eBook.
Originally written in 1970 as an Advisory Circular and last updated
in 1999, this new FAA-H-8083-30 handbook replaces AC 65-9A and reflects
current operating procedures, regulations, and equipment.
This book was developed as the first of a series of handbooks for
persons preparing for mechanic certification with airframe or powerplant
ratings, or both — those seeking an Aviation Maintenance Technician
(AMT) Certificate, also called an A&P license. An effective text for
both students and instructors, this handbook will also serve as an
invaluable reference guide for current technicians who wish to improve
This edition contains information on mathematics, aircraft drawings,
weight and balance, aircraft materials, processes and tools, physics,
electricity, inspection, ground operations, and FAA regulations
governing the certification and work of maintenance technicians. New to
this edition is a section addressing how successful AMTs incorporate
knowledge and awareness of ethics, professionalism, and human factors in
The text is a cooperative effort of the FAA and ASA, written by
industry experts experienced in AMT education and practice. Includes
colored charts, tables, full-color illustrations and photographs
throughout, and an extensive glossary and index.