1st Edition

Aviation Safety, Human Factors - System Engineering - Flight Operations - Economics - Strategies - Management

Edited By Soekkha Copyright 1997

    Questions concerning safety in aviation attract a great deal of attention, due to the growth in this industry and the number of fatal accidents in recent years. The aerospace industry has always been deeply concerned with the permanent prevention of accidents and the conscientious safeguarding of all imaginable critical factors surrounding the organization of processes in aeronautical technology. However, the developments in aircraft technology and control systems require further improvements to meet future safety demands. This book embodies the proceedings of the 1997 International Aviation Safety Conference, and contains 60 talks by internationally recognized experts on various aspects of aviation safety. Subjects covered include: Human interfaces and man-machine interactions; Flight safety engineering and operational control systems; Aircraft development and integrated safety designs; Safety strategies relating to risk insurance and economics; Corporate aspects and safety management factors --- including airlines services and airport security environment.

    Aviation safety management in the Royal Netherlands Air Force, B.A.C. Droste; aviation accident investigation methods and boundaries of safety systems, R.T. Francis II; prospects of aviation authorities on harmonization and maintaining of safety standards, K. Koplin; regulation of market entry and market freedom in air transport, H.A. Wassenbergh; integrated safety systems design and future developments of large commercial airplanes, E.F. Weener; air transport safety - a basic issue for aviation insurers, B. Pagnanelli and P. Albanese; human error in aviation, R. Amalberti and L. Wioland; proactive air safety investigation - the Australian experience, P. Mayes; the management of human factors in civil aviation - a case in central Europe - the management experience of a private regional airline in Romania, S.V. Dascalu; ATC, automation and human factors - research challenges, A. Evans et al; human factors interface design for advanced air traffic control centres, A. Gorst et al; integrating human factors and automation with progress in aircract design and flight management, E. Tarnowski and J.-J. Speyer; standardization of flight decks - operational aspects, K. Lande; effects of aircraft system anomalies on flight safety, J. Rohacs and M. Nemeth; cabin-layout-based algorithm to assess the evacuation of transport airplanes, J.M. Hedo et al; advanced weather radar systems to improve aviation safety, J.J. van Gorp and L.P. Ligthart; internal evaluation - the systematic approach to safety, R.L. Gould; an evaluation of safety climate in ground handling activities, D.D. Cabrera et al; safety oversight in civil aviation, L.H.D. Bakker; the ICAO safety oversight programme - a quality assurance approach to safety, W. Korenromp; controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) accidents of air taxi regional and major operators, R. Khatwa and A.L.C. Roelen; effect of downburst on flight safety, H.G. Visser. (Part contents).


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