Presenting the latest procedures and standards from U.S. and international air traffic and regulatory agencies, this extensively revised resource covers the entire commercial aviation safety system--from human factors to accident investigation. The introduction of Safety Management Systems (SMS) principles by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is discussed in detail.
Commercial Aviation Safety, Fifth Edition delivers authoritative information on today's security concerns on the ground and in the air, changes in systems and regulations, new maintenance and flight technologies, and recent accident statistics. This is the most comprehensive, current, and systematic reference on the principles and practices of commercial aviation safety and security.
Chapter 1. The Regulatory Framework
Chapter 2. Regulatory Organization and Rulemaking
Chapter 3. The National Transportation Safety Board
Chapter 4. Recording and Reporting of Safety Data
Chapter 5. Review of Safety Statistics
Chapter 6. Accident Causation Models
Chapter 7. Human Factors in Aviation Safety
Chapter 8. Air Traffic Safety Systems
Chapter 9. Aircraft Safety Systems
Chapter 10. Airport Safety
Chapter 11. Aviation Security
Chapter 12. Airline Safety
Chapter 13. Aviation Safety Management Systems