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Aircraft Safety: Accident Investigations, Analyses, & Applications, Second Edition

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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 happened and why. It also reveals how crew members and other players performed under extreme stress.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780071409742
ISBN-10: 0071409742
Pagini: 483
Dimensiuni: 191 x 236 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.86 kg
Ediția: 2
Editura: McGraw Hill Education
Colecția McGraw-Hill Education
Locul publicării: United States

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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


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27 NEW CASE STUDIESWHAT DO WE LEARN WHEN AN AIRPLANE CRASHES?Taken from the richest source of flying information -- exhaustive flight safety investigations -- this updated book examines more than 40 accidents/incidents involving airline and general aviation flights. By thoroughly dissecting what happened and why, aviation safety expert Shari Stamford Krause offers tremendous insights and techniques for pilots, air traffic controllers, and managers alike.Designed for pilots of all ratings, aerospace enthusiasts, and aviation professionals, this exhaustively researched reference presents detailed analyses of major airline, regional, and general aviation accidents. You get the perspectives of pilots, crewmembers, and air traffic controllers -- as well as NTSB findings and excerpts from flight recordings that reveal how crewmembers and other key players performed under extreme stress. With a wealth of new content, this revised edition features:

* New chapters on cockpit resource management, pilot judgment and decision-making, and spatial disorientation
* New research and case studies covering runway incursions
* 27 new case studies
* Updated facts and statistics
* New illustrations
* And more!Each part of this book details several different accidents or incidents, using illustrations and diagrams to give you a clear understanding of what happened. Krause reviews the lessons of each incident and their applications to the field.Learn from these probable causes:
* Human factors
* Runway incursions
* Weather
* Mid-air collisions
* Mechanical failure

Notă biografică

Shari Stamford Krause, Ph.D., is an aviation safety research consultant. Her clients have included Boeing Commercial Airplane Company and ABC News. She has taught aviation courses at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and aviation safety at Auburn University. Dr. Krause is Chair of the Aircraft Operations Technical Committee, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.