Commercial Aviation Safety

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9780071577168: Commercial Aviation Safety

It's a new world in commercial aviation safety. This fourth edition of the premier resource in the field is thoroughly revised and updated to serve the safety needs of commercial aviation in the United States. This text offers the best guidance on today's security concerns on the ground and in the air, changes in systems and regulations, new maintenance and flight technologies, and recent accidents. "Commercial Aviation Safety" integrates the latest research on factors in accidents into the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and systematic reference on the principles and regulatory practices of commercial aviation safety and security.With the introduction of co-author Clarence C. Rodrigues, "Commercial Aviation Safety" broadens its field of study to include regulatory information on OSHA, EPA, and TSA. Ideal for students and professionals alike, the fourth edition covers: regulatory information on OSHA, EPA, and TSA relevant to aviation; aircraft and air traffic control technologies; airport safety; runway incursions - one of the FAA's top 5 safety priorities; security regulations leading up to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and beyond; aviation security control technologies; airline safety program management; safety organizational structure of a major air carrier; free flight; NTSB accident data and its analysis; OSHA injury and illness statistics; accident modeling including reasons model of accident causation; and management of human error.

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Recent accidents; growth in regional airline traffic; new, low-cost start-up carriers; contract maintenance activities; and increased media attention all have served to heighten awareness of commercial aviation safety in the 1990s. Using the 5-M model - Man, Machine, Medium, Mission, and Management - as a structure for this text, Wells integrates the latest research in human factors, air traffic systems, and aircraft technologies to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the subject.

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

It‘s a new world in commercial aviation safety. This fourth edition of the premier resource in the field is thoroughly revised and updated to serve the safety needs of commercial aviation in the United States. This text offers the best guidance on today's security concerns on the ground and in the air, changes in systems and regulations, new maintenance and flight technologies, and recent accidents. Commercial Aviation Safety integrates the latest research on factors in accidents into the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and systematic reference on the principles and regulatory practices of commercial aviation safety and security.

With the introduction of co-author Clarence C. Rodrigues, Commercial Aviation Safety broadens its field of study to include regulatory information on OSHA, EPA, and TSA. Ideal for students and professionals alike, the fourth edition covers:

* Regulatory information on OSHA, EPA, and TSA relevant to aviation
* Aircraft and air traffic control technologies
* Airport safety
* Runway incursions – one of the FAA’s top 5 safety priorities
* Security regulations leading up to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and beyond
* Aviation security control technologies
* Airline safety program management
* Safety organizational structure of a major air carrier
* Free Flight
* NTSB accident data and its analysis
* OSHA injury and illness statistics
* Accident modeling including reasons model of accident causation
* Management of human error

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