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AVT 216 - Flight Safety

Credits: 3
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.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Analyze and discuss aviation accident causation.
  2. Determine corrective actions for pilot training in aircraft accident prevention.
  3. Explore crew resource management techniques, and demonstrate their use.
  4. Develop a sample corporate aircraft safety program.
  5. Dissect and examine air carrier safety programs.
Listed Topics
  1. 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

 Reference Materials
 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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