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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 greatly expands 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) regulationsProvides organization and rule-making process of all four relevant regulatory agencies in one placeContains expanded accident causation modelsFeatures new research on human factors in aviation safetyOffers new information on air traffic control and aircraft safety systemsIncludes 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 coveredChapter objectives after the outlineHeavily illustrated with tables, figures, and exhibitsKey terms--each chapter ends with a listing of key terms used in the textReview questions at the end of each chapter cover all the important pointsA listing of suggested readings included after each chapter
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