This book is a simplified explanation of what the aviation industry is all about. It deals by chapters with different sectors of the industry and explains the functions of the particular sector. The book can serve as an introduction to aviation for students taking up training in the aviation professions. It can also serve as an informative book for aviation enthusiasts or any other person interested in the basic concept of the aviation industry.
The book is written in a basic simplistic factual way without the high technological terminology of the aviation industry, and it is therefore easy to understand. It makes interesting reading and easy to understand and follow.
The book covers the historical events of aviation as well as the developments from the first flight and the technological advancements that have made aviation what it is today. Also covered is the role each sector of aviation plays in making up the big picture. It explains in simple terms different core professions in the aviation industry. It covers the core equipment used, with the aircraft at the center of it all.
The aviation sectors covered in the book include aircraft manufacture, aircraft maintenance, aircraft operations, air traffic control, training, and how they all come to complement each other under the aviation regulations.