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Aircraft safety : accident investigations, analyses and applications : 2nd ed.

Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Examines more than 40 accidents/incidents involving airline and general aviation flights. This book offers insights and techniques for pilots, air traffic controllers, and managers by dissecting what  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0071409742 9780071409742
OCLC Number: 906868194
Notes: This book utilises case studies to examine and explain aircraft accidents and incidents. It covers five major problem causes: human factors, weather, mid-air collisions, mechanical failure, and runway incursions. Also contains chapters on monitoring/managing cockpit behaviour and spatial disorientation.
Description: xi, 483 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionPART ONE: Human FactorsChapter 1: Judgment and Decision-MakingChapter 2: Accurate Situation Assessment Leads to Good Situation AwarenessChapter 3: Crew Resource Management: The Integration of Interpersonal Skills and Technical ProficiencyChapter 4: Spatial DisorientationPart I: Case StudiesPART TWO: RUNWAY INCURSIONSPart II: Case Studies PART THREE: WEATHERChapter 5: Air Masses and FrontsChapter 6: Cloud FormationChapter 7: ThunderstormsChapter 8: Downbursts and Low-Level WindshearChapter 9: Icing ConditionsChapter 10: TurbulenceChapter 11: Wake-Vortex TurbulencePart III: Case StudiesPART FOUR: MID-AIR COLLISIONSChapter 12: Mid-Air Collision Avoidance: From See-and-Avoid to Search-and-DetectPart IV: Case StudiesPART FIVE: MECHANICAL AND MAINTENANCEPart V: Case StudiesIndex


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