AVT 216 - Flight Safety
3 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: AVT 201 , ENG 101
Co-requisites: AVT 211
This is a course in safe flight from proper pre-flight planning through the requirements for accident reports. Sources include the Airman's Information Manual, FAA Regulations, and FAA-sponsored materials.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Analyze and discuss aviation accident causation.
- Determine corrective actions for pilot training in aircraft accident prevention.
- Explore crew resource management techniques, and demonstrate their use.
- Develop a sample corporate aircraft safety program.
- Dissect and examine air carrier safety programs.
- Aircraft accidents involving:
- Advisory circulars airworthiness directives
- Student pilot safety
- Solo pilot mishaps
- Fuel planning
- Controlled flight into terrain
- Lost pilot procedures
- VFR emergencies
- IFR emergencies
- Airworthiness directives
- Weather hazards
- Navigational errors
- Aircraft loading /weight and balance
- Midair collisions
2. Crew resource management
3. Advanced decision making techniques
4. Corporate safety programs
5. Air carrier safety operations
Aviation Safety Programs: A Management Handbook: Second Edition Richard H. Wood, FAR/AIM.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 07/13/2006
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