Aviation Safety – The Basics

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“Aviation Safety; the Basics”, provides a detailed introduction into the current important issues affecting aviation safety.
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Brandon Wild

Brandon Wild is an assistant professor in the Aviation Department at the University of North Dakota (UND). Currently, Brandon teaches the following courses: Aviation Safety, Airline Operations and Management, Aviation Insurance, and Aviation Safety Analysis. H...

Brandon Wild is an associate professor in the Aviation Department at the University of North Dakota (UND). Currently, Brandon teaches the following courses: Aviation Safety, Airline Operations and Management, Aviation Insurance, and Aviation Safety Analysis. His research interests involve av...
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“Aviation Safety; the Basics”, provides a detailed introduction into the current important issues affecting aviation safety. This textbook discusses the latest safety indicatives now being introduced throughout the industry. Although several chapters are dedicated toward General Aviation, the material applies to all facets of aviation.

  1. The Philosophy of Safety
  2. Aviation Safety Program Management and Safety Management System (SMS)
  3. Accident Investigation Theory
  4. Aircraft Accident Investigation
  5. General Aviation Accidents
  6. Flight Safety Programs
  7. The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS) and The “Swiss Cheese Model of Accident Causation”
  8. Hazardous Attitudes
  9. Anti-Drug Programs in Aviation
  10. Pilot Decision Making
  11. Mid Air Collision Avoidance
  12. Bird Strike Mitigation
  13. Managing Fatigue
  14. Hazardous Weather