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Commercial Aviation Safety 5/E

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"Presenting current practice and procedures from all major air traffic and regulatory agencies, this book covers the entire commercial aviation safety system--from human safety to accident investigation. Commercial Aviation Safety, Fifth Edition greatlyexpands the focus of the Fourth Edition to include the international and Safety Management Systems (SMS) knowledge required by today's aviation safety professional. Most aviation safety-related texts cover only issues related to the FAA and NTSB. However, as a practicing professional in the aviation field, one must also be knowledgeable about ICAO, SMS, OSHA, and EPA. This book delivers on this need. Offering a comprehensive analysis on the entire aviation safety system, this authoritative guide provides a broad understanding of aviation safety for students entering the field, and serves as a handy reference for the practicing aviation safety professional.Commercial Aviation Safety, Fifth Edition: Now includes International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations Provides organization and rule-making process of all four relevant regulatory agencies in one place Contains expanded accident causation models Features new research on human factors in aviation safety Offers new information on air traffic control and aircraft safety systems Includes updated airport and airline safety information Contains a new chapter on Safety Management Systems (SMS) Provides knowledge on hot-button safety topics like runway incursions and security Student learning features: Chapter outlines with each major topic covered Chapter objectives after the outline Heavily illustrated with tables, figures, and exhibits Key terms--each chapter ends with a listing of key terms used in the text Review questions at the end of each chapter cover all the important points A listing of suggested readings included after each chapter "--

Synopsis:

A Complete, Fully Updated Guide to COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY

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.

COVERAGE INCLUDES: 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

About the Author

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).

Table of Contents

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

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071763066
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Subject:
Transportation : Aviation - General
Author:
Rodrigues, Clarence
Author:
Cusick, Stephen
Author:
Rodrigues, Clarence C.
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Transportation : Aviation - Commercial
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Transportation : Aviation - Piloting & Flight Instruction
Edition Number:
5
Publication Date:
August 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
382

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"Synopsis" by , A Complete, Fully Updated Guide to COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY

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.

COVERAGE INCLUDES: 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

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