Controlling Pilot Error / Edition 1

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Overview

Contains real-life pilot stories, valuable "save-yourself" techniques and an action agenda of preventive techniques to avoid risks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071373197
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Series: Controlling Pilot Error Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 0.58 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet 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 Technicians, Sixth Edition; the Aviation and Space Dictionary; Mach I and Beyond; Private Pilot's Guide; and Aircraft Repair Manual.
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Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Foreword
1 Introduction 1
2 Problems with MEL (Minimum Equipment List) 17
3 Illegal and/or Unsafe Flight Due to Excessive Pressure for On-Time Departure 51
4 Illegal or Unsafe Flight Due to Improper Maintenance Paperwork 65
5 Missed Checklist or Preflight Items 95
6 Flight Crew Misunderstandings of Aircraft Systems Resulting in Illegal and/or Unsafe Flight 113
7 Flight Crew Not Familiar with or Not Using Proper Abnormal or Emergency Procedures 121
8 Flight Crew Not Checking with Maintenance When Discrepancy Exists 135
9 Disagreements between Flight Crew and Maintenance and/or Management 175
10 Summary and Final Discussion 209
App Typical Turbine-Powered Airline Aircraft and Its Systems 217
Bibliography 241
Index 243
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