Controlling Pilot Error: Maintenance & Mechanics by Larry Reithmaier

Controlling Pilot Error: Maintenance & Mechanics

byLarry Reithmaier

Paperback | June 1, 2001

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With up to 80% of accidents attributed to pilot error, this new series is critically important. It identifies and examines the ten top areas of concern to pilot safety. Each book contains real-life pilot stories drawn from FAA/NASA databases, valuable save-yourself techniques and an action agenda of preventive techniques pilots can implement to avoid risks.

About The Author

Larry Reithmaier is a retired mechanical engineer who, while at Rockwell International, helped design and develop the F2H, F3, F86H, F100, F101, and F4 jet fighters, the B-1B bomber, and Apollo and Skylab spacecrafts. The author of several technical books on aviation, he also wrote the Standard Aircraft Handbook for Mechanics and Techn...

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Title:Controlling Pilot Error: Maintenance & MechanicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.4 × 5.3 × 0.69 inPublished:June 1, 2001Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071373195

ISBN - 13:9780071373197

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction.

Chapter 2: Problems with MEL (Minimum Equipment List).

Chapter 3: Illegal and/or Unsafe Flight Due to Excessive Pressure for On-Time Departure.

Chapter 4: Illegal or Unsafe Flight Due to Improper Maintenance Paperwork.

Chapter 5: Missed Checklist or Preflight Items.

Chapter 6: Flight Crew Misunderstandings of Aircraft Systems Resulting in Illegal and/or Unsafe Flight.

Chapter 7: Flight Crew Not Familiar with or Not Using Proper Abnormal or Emergency Procedures.

Chapter 8: Flight Crew Not Checking with Maintenance When Discrepancy Exists.

Chapter 9: Disagreements Between Flight Crew and Maintenance and/or Management.

Chapter 10: Summary and Final Discussion.

Appendix: Typical Turbine-Powered Airline Aircraft and Its Systems.