Cockpit Resource Management

Cockpit Resource Management

by Thomas P. Turner


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With this invaluable handbook,private pilots can optimize their flying performance — by using the same life-saving CRM skills and techniques that have helped airline and military pilots dramatically improve safety.

Professional CRM techniques 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 toset 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070656055
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 05/01/1998
Series: Practical Flying Series
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Why Cockpit Management.
Goals of the Flight.
The Decision Making Process.
Factors Affecting Decision Making.
Phase of Flight: Takeoff.
Phase of Flight: Climb and Cruise.
Phase of Flight: Descent, Approach and Landing.
Risk Factors. High-Risk Situations.
The Safety Equation.
Situational Awareness and the Judgment Chain.
Teaching Cockpit Management.

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