Commercial Aviation Safety


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A definitive guide to aviation safety-fully updated to cover the latest regulations and practices

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ISBN 9781259641824

Cusick S






Weight 1.125 kg


A definitive guide to aviation safety-fully updated to cover the latest regulations and practices

Presenting the latest procedures and standards from U.S. and international air traffic and regulatory agencies, this thoroughly revised resource covers the entire commercial aviation safety system-from human factors to accident investigation. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards are explained in easy-to-understand language.

Re-organized and expanded to reflect current approaches, Commercial Aviation Safety, Sixth Edition, delivers authoritative information on today’s security concerns on the ground and in the air. You will learn about changes in systems and regulations, new maintenance and flight technologies, and recent accident statistics. New chapters discuss emerging technologies and human factors in aviation safety, including Crew Resource Management (CRM), situation awareness, and cutting-edge methods to reduce human errors in a highly-automated environment.

* Features examples drawn from real-life accidents and incidents
* Includes new chapters on emerging technologies and flight crew leadership
* Written by a team of aviation experts and dedicated educators

About the author

Stephen Cusick, J.D. (Melbourne, FL), is an associate professor in the College of Aeronautics and the Director of the FAA Center of Excellence for General Aviation at the Florida Institute of Technology. A former U.S. Naval Captain and flight instructor, he advises several government and industry groups in the area of aviation safety.

Antonio Cortes, Ph.D. (Daytona Beach, FL), is an associate professor and Chair of the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a former U.S. Air Force pilot, Midwest Airlines pilot, and air safety investigator. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Advisory Council for the Bombardier Safety Standdown.

Clarence Rodrigues, Ph.D. (Tampa, FL), is an associate professor of mechanical engineering and the Manager for Health, Safety, and Environment at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He is a tenured professor and program chair for the B.S. degree in safety at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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