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- DescriptionControlling flight into terrain, be alert to the impossible. This guide enables you to: conduct a guided self-assessment that reveals any hidden dangers in your technique, kwledge, or proficiency; correct risk-laden approaches to time and planning, weather decisions, situational awareness, automation, procedures, and other factors; learn disaster-warning signs from case studies and expert insights; enhance preparedness for emergencies; transition from VFR to IFR safety; and avoid equipment problems, air controller error, or your own complacency. The most effective aviation safety tools available, Controlling Pilot Error guides offer you expert protection against the causes of up to 80 per cent of aviation accidents - pilot mistakes. Each title provides: related case studies; valuable save yourself techniques and safety tips; and clear and concise analysis of error sets.
- Author BiographyDaryl R. Smith, Ph.D., is a pilot, human factors engineer, aviation psychology professor, and lieutenant colonel at the United States Air Force Academy, where he teaches a number of performance-related courses to the next generation of warrior pilots. He has flown and instructed in multi-engine crewed aircraft as well as trainers. He resides near Colorado Springs with his wife Laura and children Ryan, Stephanie, and Andrew.
- Author(s)Daryl Smith
- PublisherMcGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Date of Publication01/07/2001
- SubjectTransport Technology
- Series TitleControlling Pilot Error Series
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo.4
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMcGraw-Hill Professional
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight440 g
- Width132 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine28 mm
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