The material in this text is designed primarily as a resource for students of aviation technology, who are preparing for FAA aircraft and powerplant maintenance certification. The text begins with a review of practical mathematics and a general presentation of the underlying principles of physics. The revised chapter on aerodynamics provides students with a conceptual understanding of the mathematics and physics of flight. The book provides chapters on specific aspects of aircraft materials; fabrication processes; maintenance tools and techniques; and federal aviation regulations. This updated edition is consistent with FAA regulations and procedures.