2018-2019 Aviation Collection

We publish a wide range of books for professional practice and student use, covering topics from Human Factors in Aviation to Aviation Management. Browse the full collection of Aviation books, by selecting the subject categories located on this page.

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Human Factors in Aviation

  • Competency-Based Education in Aviation

    Exploring Alternate Training Pathways, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne K. Kearns, Timothy J. Mavin, Steven Hodge

    Whether a trainee is studying air traffic control, piloting, maintenance engineering, or cabin crew, they must complete a set number of training 'hours' before being licensed or certified. The aviation industry is moving away from an hours-based to a competency-based training system. Within this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09

  • Safety Management Systems in Aviation

    2nd Edition

    By Alan J. Stolzer, John J. Goglia

    Although aviation is among the safest modes of transportation in the world today, accidents still happen. In order to further reduce accidents and improve safety, proactive approaches must be adopted by the aviation community. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has mandated that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Human Factors Models for Aviation Accident Analysis and Prevention

    1st Edition

    By Thomas G.C. Griffin, Mark S. Young, Neville A. Stanton

    The investigation and modelling of aviation accident causation is dominated by linear models. Aviation is, however, a complex system and as such suffers from being artificially manipulated into non-complex models and methods. This book addresses this issue by developing a new approach to…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Decision Making in Aviation

    1st Edition

    By Don Harris, Wen-Chin Li

    Decision making pervades every aspect of life: people make hundreds of decisions every day. The vast majority of these are trivial and without a right or wrong answer. In some respects there is also nothing extraordinary about pilot decision making. It is only the setting that is different - the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation

  • The Dragon in the Cockpit

    How Western Aviation Concepts Conflict with Chinese Value Systems, 1st Edition

    By Hung Sying Jing, Allen Batteau

    The purpose of The Dragon in the Cockpit is to enhance the mutual understanding between Western aviation human-factors practitioners and the Chinese aviation community by describing some of the fundamental Chinese cultural characteristics pertinent to the field of flight safety. China’s demand…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • Flying Fast Jets

    Human Factors and Performance Limitations, 1st Edition

    By David G. Newman

    This book provides a detailed general overview of the human factors and performance limitations associated with flying fast jets, integrating all the latest available research literature on the demanding operational tasks faced by such pilots and aircrews. As such, it has a strong military focus,…

    Hardback – 2014-05-08
    CRC Press
    Human Factors in Defence

  • Misunderstandings in ATC Communication

    Language, Cognition, and Experimental Methodology, 1st Edition

    By Immanuel Barshi, Candace Farris

    Effective radio communication between ATC and pilots has long been recognized as an important element of aviation safety. In recognition of the role miscommunications play in aviation incidents and accidents, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recently introduced language…

    Hardback – 2013-05-23
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • Implementing Safety Management Systems in Aviation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan J. Stolzer, Carl Halford, John J. Goglia

    The International Civil Aviation Organization has mandated that all of its member states implement Safety Management Systems (SMS) in their aviation industries. Responding to that call, many countries are now in various stages of SMS development, implementation, and rulemaking. In their first…

    Paperback – 2013-04-11
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • Situational Awareness

    1st Edition

    By Aaron S. Dietz

    Edited by Eduardo Salas

    Situational awareness has become an increasingly salient factor contributing to flight safety and operational performance, and the research has burgeoned to cope with the human performance challenges associated with the installation of advanced avionics systems in modern aircraft. The systematic…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation

  • Human Performance on the Flight Deck

    1st Edition

    By Don Harris, Don Harris

    Taking an integrated, systems approach to dealing exclusively with the human performance issues encountered on the flight deck of the modern airliner, this book describes the inter-relationships between the various application areas of human factors, recognising that the human contribution to the…

    Paperback – 2011-09-20
    CRC Press

  • Simulation in Aviation Training

    1st Edition

    By Florian Jentsch, Michael Curtis

    Simulations have been a fixture of aviation training for many years. Advances in simulator technology now enable modern flight simulation to mimic very closely the look and feel of real world flight operations. In spite of this, responsible researchers, trainers, and simulation developers should…

    Hardback – 2011-03-18
    Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation

  • Aviation Visual Perception

    Research, Misperception and Mishaps, 1st Edition

    By Randy Gibb, Rob Gray, Lauren Scharff

    Vision is the dominant sense used by pilots and visual misperception has been identified as the primary contributing factor in numerous aviation mishaps, resulting in hundreds of fatalities and major resource loss. Despite physiological limitations for sensing and perceiving their aviation…

    Hardback – 2010-03-28
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • The Multitasking Myth

    Handling Complexity in Real-World Operations, 1st Edition

    By Loukia D. Loukopoulos, R. Key Dismukes, Immanuel Barshi

    Despite growing concern with the effects of concurrent task demands on human performance, and research demonstrating that these demands are associated with vulnerability to error, so far there has been only limited research into the nature and range of concurrent task demands in real-world settings…

    Paperback – 2009-10-28
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • Crew Resource Management

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eduardo Salas, Eleana Edens, Katherine A. Wilson

    Crew Resource Management (CRM) training was first introduced in the late 1970s as a means to combating an increased number of accidents in which poor teamwork in the cockpit was a significant contributing factor. Since then, CRM training has expanded beyond the cockpit, for example, to cabin crews,…

    Hardback – 2009-05-15
    Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation

  • Human Error in Aviation

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. Key Dismukes

    Most aviation accidents are attributed to human error, pilot error especially. Human error also greatly effects productivity and profitability. In his overview of this collection of papers, the editor points out that these facts are often misinterpreted as evidence of deficiency on the part of…

    Hardback – 2009-03-20
    Critical Essays on Human Factors in Aviation

  • The Limits of Expertise

    Rethinking Pilot Error and the Causes of Airline Accidents, 1st Edition

    By R. Key Dismukes, Benjamin A. Berman, Loukia Loukopoulos

    Why would highly skilled, well-trained pilots make errors that lead to accidents when they had safely completed many thousands of previous flights? The majority of all aviation accidents are attributed primarily to human error, but this is often misinterpreted as evidence of lack of skill,…

    Paperback – 2007-01-12
    Ashgate Studies in Human Factors for Flight Operations

  • Contemporary Issues in Human Factors and Aviation Safety

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen C. Muir, Don Harris

    Every issue of Ashgate's Human Factors and Aerospace Safety: An International Journal publishes an invited, critical review of a key area from a widely-respected researcher. To celebrate a successful first three years of the journal and to make these papers available to a wider audience, they have…

    Hardback – 2005-06-10

  • A Human Error Approach to Aviation Accident Analysis

    The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System, 1st Edition

    By Douglas A. Wiegmann, Scott A. Shappell

    Human error is implicated in nearly all aviation accidents, yet most investigation and prevention programs are not designed around any theoretical framework of human error. Appropriate for all levels of expertise, the book provides the knowledge and tools required to conduct a human error analysis…

    Paperback – 2003-07-18

  • Culture at Work in Aviation and Medicine

    National, Organizational and Professional Influences, 1st Edition

    By Robert L. Helmreich, Ashleigh C. Merritt

    Culture forms a complex framework of national, organizational and professional attitudes and values within which groups and individuals function. The reality and strength of culture become salient when we work within a new group and interact with people who have well-established norms and values.…

    Paperback – 2001-10-16

  • Human Factors in Multi-Crew Flight Operations

    1st Edition

    By Harry W. Orlady, Linda Orlady

    With the pace of ongoing technological and teamwork evolution across air transport, there has never been a greater need to master the application and effective implementation of leading edge human factors knowledge. Human Factors in Multi-Crew Flight Operations does just that. Written from the…

    Paperback – 1999-05-28

  • Beyond Aviation Human Factors

    Safety in High Technology Systems, 1st Edition

    By Daniel E. Maurino, James Reason, Neil Johnston, Rob B. Lee

    The authors believe that a systematic organizational approach to aviation safety must replace the piecemeal approaches largely favoured in the past, but this change needs to be preceded by information to explain why a new approach is necessary. Accident records show a flattening of the safety…

    Paperback – 1998-12-15

  • Human Factors for Pilots

    2nd Edition

    By Roger G. Green

    This book has two functions. The first is to provide a comprehensive and concise outline of the available human factors knowledge for the practicing pilot. The second function is to provide this knowledge in a way that follows very closely the syllabus of the UK Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA)…

    Paperback – 1996-05-02

  • Human Factors in Flight

    2nd Edition

    By Frank H. Hawkins

    Edited by Harry W. Orlady

    The late Captain Frank H Hawkins FRAes, M Phil, was Human Factors Consultant to KLM, for whom he had flown for over 30 years as line captain and R & D pilot, designing the flight decks for all KLM aircraft from the Viscount to the Boeing 747. In this period he developed and applied his…

    Paperback – 1993-03-04