Aircraft Safety (eBook)

Aircraft Safety
By:Krause, Shari;
Pub Date:August 5th 2003
Format:Electronic book text 483 pages
ISBN:0071433937 / 9780071433938
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* This worldwide bestseller utilizes case studies to examine and explain aircraft accidents and incidents


* Covers five major problem causes: human factors, weather, mid-air collisions, mechanical failure, runway incursions


* NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapters on Monitoring/Managing Cockpit Behavior and Spatial Disorientation; 27 new case studies; 25% new illustrations


* Updated data and statistics throughout


Table of contents

Introduction

PART ONE: Human Factors

Chapter 1: Judgment and Decision-Making

Chapter 2: Accurate Situation Assessment Leads to Good Situation Awareness

Chapter 3: Crew Resource Management: The Integration of Interpersonal Skills and Technical Proficiency

Chapter 4: Spatial Disorientation

Part I: Case Studies

PART TWO: RUNWAY INCURSIONS

Part II: Case Studies

PART THREE: WEATHER

Chapter 5: Air Masses and Fronts

Chapter 6: Cloud Formation

Chapter 7: Thunderstorms

Chapter 8: Downbursts and Low-Level Windshear

Chapter 9: Icing Conditions

Chapter 10: Turbulence

Chapter 11: Wake-Vortex Turbulence

Part III: Case Studies

PART FOUR: MID-AIR COLLISIONS

Chapter 12: Mid-Air Collision Avoidance: From See-and-Avoid to Search-and-Detect

Part IV: Case Studies

PART FIVE: MECHANICAL AND MAINTENANCE

Part V: Case Studies

Index


Backcover

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