This is a comprehensive, fully updated guide to Commercial Aviation Safety.
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.
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.
Regulatory information on ICAO, FAA, EPA, TSA, and OSHA
NTSB and ICAO accident investigation processes
Recording and reporting of safety data
U.S. and international aviation accident statistics
Accident causation models
The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS)
Aircraft and air traffic control technologies and safety systems
Airport safety, including runway incursions
Aviation security, including the 9-11 Commission recommendations
International and U.S. Airline Safety Management Systems
Aviation Safety Management Systems
Table of content:
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
About the Authors:
Clarence C. Rodrigues, Ph.D., is currently the Health Safety Environment (HSE) manager for the Petroleum Institute (part of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company - ADNOC) in Abu Dhabi. He was previously a tenured, full professor in the college of aviation and the program chair for the BS in Safety Sciences degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Stephen K. Cusick, J.D., is Associate Professor of Aeronautics at the Florida Institute of Technology, College of Aeronautics in Melbourne, Florida and a member of the university graduate faculty for its Masters Degree program in Applied Aviation Safety. A former U.S. Navy Captain, flight instructor, and Naval Aviator, he is an active pilot with multi-engine, instrument, and helicopter flight ratings from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
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