Aviation Safety & Accident Investigation

Course Number: 
AER 2110
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Aviation (AER)
Credits 
3.00

This course provides a fundamental understanding of safety factors in aviation operations and sufficient knowledge to prepare for safety components of advanced FAA certifications with particular attention on safe operation of small aircraft, managing distractions, communication, attitudes towards safety, and cultivating a firm commitment to safe operations at all times. The student uses actual NTSB accident reports to explore, analyze, and discuss the complex and interacting factors involved with aircraft accidents and the methodology of subsequent investigation. They attend at least two FAASTeam safety seminars.

3 hours of lecture per week

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