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Controlling Pilot Error
     

Controlling Pilot Error

by Daryl Smith
 

CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO TERRAIN

Be alert to the impossible.

*Conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, knowledge, or proficiency

*Correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors

*Learn disaster-warning signs from case studies and

Overview

CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO TERRAIN

Be alert to the impossible.

*Conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, knowledge, or proficiency

*Correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors

*Learn disaster-warning signs from case studies and expert insights

*Enhance preparedness for emergencies

*Transition from VFR to IFR safety

*Avoid equipment problems, air controller error, or your own complacency

FAST & FOCUSED RX FOR PILOT ERROR

The most effective aviation safety tools available, CONTROLLING PILOT ERROR guides offer you expert protection against the causes of up to 80% of aviation accidents—pilot mistakes. Each title provides:

*Related case studies

*Valuable "save yourself" techniques and safety tips

*Clear and concise analysis of error sets

BEST FOR PILOTS

BUILD YOUR KNOWLEDGE BASE—INCREASE YOUR CONFIDENCE—SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS—LEARN LIFESAVING TIPS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071374118
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/08/2001
Series:
Controlling Pilot Error Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,075,302
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Daryl R. Smith, Ph.D., is a pilot, human factors engineer, aviation psychology professor, and lieutenant colonel at the United States Air Force Academy, where he teaches a number of performance-related courses to the next generation of warrior pilots. He has flown and instructed in multi-engine crewed aircraft as well as trainers. He resides near Colorado Springs with his wife Laura and children Ryan, Stephanie, and Andrew.

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