(Aircraft Inspection, Repair,
and Alteration) is the FAA “Bible” for accepted
all the rules to live by.
probably won’t need the parts for
aluminum aircraft because the kits are so good.
But when you get to the finishing details, you
info you will need for electrical
systems, hydraulic tubing, safety wiring, etc.
The second book is the
Standard Aircraft Handbook
little gem has a lot of technical info from drill sizes, to nut and
identification, to torque specifications.
Mine no longer lays flat.
It is dog-eared
and dirty from constant use.
notes on things I look up a lot on the inside of the front cover,
saving me time.