The Aviation Maintenance Handbook–Powerplant (FAA-H-8083-32) is one of a series of three handbooks for persons preparing for certification as a powerplant mechanic. It is intended that this handbook provide the basic information on principles, fundamentals, and technical procedures in the subject matter areas relating to the powerplant rating. It is designed to aid students enrolled in a formal course of instruction, as well as the individual who is studying on his or her own.
This handbook contains an explanation of the units that make up each of the systems that bring fuel, air, and ignition together in an aircraft engine for combustion. It also contains information on engine construction features, lubrication systems, exhaust systems, cooling systems, cylinder removal and replacement, compression checks, and valve adjustments.
This book includes the following topics:
Chapter 6 Lubrication and Cooling Systems
Chapter 7 Propellers
Chapter 8 Engine Removal and Replacement
Chapter 9 Engine Fire Protection Systems
Chapter 10 Engine Maintenance and Operation
Chapter 11 Light-Sport Aircraft Engines