Cockpit Resource Management: The Private Pilot's Guide

Cockpit Resource Management: The Private Pilot's Guide

by Thomas P. Turner
     
 

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Turner's clear and easy-to-follow manual has made the professional skills of Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) available to the private pilot for the first time. CRM enables pilots to greatly improve their decision making,risk recognition and management,hazardous-attitudes awareness,and flight-phase goal development,and to decrease the likelihood of pilot error. …  See more details below

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Turner's clear and easy-to-follow manual has made the professional skills of Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) available to the private pilot for the first time. CRM enables pilots to greatly improve their decision making,risk recognition and management,hazardous-attitudes awareness,and flight-phase goal development,and to decrease the likelihood of pilot error. Second edition,fully updated,with latest regulations and accident statistics.

Professional CRM technique customized for single-pilot operations! Cockpit Resource Management: The Private Pilot's Guide is the first manual to transfer lifesaving CRM techniques to the private pilot/single operator environment,showing you how to: handle distractions; recognize and circumvent potential emergency situations; reduce cockpit workload; be aware of hazardous attitudes; sharpen your judgment; improve decision-making skills; increase situational awareness. The key,says Turner,is to set realistic goals for each flight,and to prioritize these goals to maximize safety. Step by step,Turner demonstrates how,through a clear and logical presentation of CRM skills and techniques,from preflight to landing. Case studies provide vivid examples of CRM in action. This fully updated second edition includes the latest safety regulations and accident studies,recent and pending changes in regulations,and a greatly expanded teaching chapter.

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Applies the method designed for multi-member crews to single-pilot flying. Topics include factors affecting decision making, the phases of flight from takeoff through landing, high-risk situations, the safety equation, situational awareness, and the judgment chain. Cites several accident reports and incident reports to demonstrate the principles under discussion. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070656031
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Series:
TAB Practical Flying Ser.
Pages:
219

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