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

Paperback | August 13, 2003

byShari Krause

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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

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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 stu...

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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 exper...

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, Amer...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:August 13, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071409742

ISBN - 13:9780071409742

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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