Commercial Aviation Safety 5/E / Edition 5

Commercial Aviation Safety 5/E / Edition 5

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Commercial Aviation Safety 5/E / Edition 5

A Complete, Fully Updated Guide to COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY

Presenting the latest procedures and standards from U.S. and international air traffic and regulatory agencies, this extensively revised resource covers the entire commercial aviation safety system—from human factors to accident investigation. The introduction of Safety Management Systems (SMS) principles by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is discussed in detail.

Commercial Aviation Safety, Fifth Edition delivers authoritative information on today's security concerns on the ground and in the air, changes in systems and regulations, new maintenance and flight technologies, and recent accident statistics. This is the most comprehensive, current, and systematic reference on the principles and practices of commercial aviation safety and security.


  • Regulatory information on ICAO, FAA, EPA, TSA, and OSHA
  • NTSB and ICAO accident investigation processes
  • Recording and reporting of safety data
  • U.S. and international aviation accident statistics
  • Accident causation models
  • The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS)
  • Aircraft and air traffic control technologies and safety systems
  • Airport safety, including runway incursions
  • Aviation security, including the 9-11 Commission recommendations
  • International and U.S. Airline Safety Management Systems
  • Aviation Safety Management Systems

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071763059
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 136,223
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Regulatory Framework

Chapter 2. Regulatory Organization and Rulemaking

Chapter 3. The National Transportation Safety Board

Chapter 4. Recording and Reporting of Safety Data

Chapter 5. Review of Safety Statistics

Chapter 6. Accident Causation Models

Chapter 7. Human Factors in Aviation Safety

Chapter 8. Air Traffic Safety Systems

Chapter 9. Aircraft Safety Systems

Chapter 10. Airport Safety

Chapter 11. Aviation Security

Chapter 12. Airline Safety

Chapter 13. Aviation Safety Management Systems


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