Controlling Pilot Error: Approach and LandingPaperback Controlling Pilot Error
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- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.
- Format: Paperback | 275 pages
- Dimensions: 130mm x 208mm x 15mm | 318g
- Publication date: 1 June 2002
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0071386386
- ISBN 13: 9780071386388
- Sales rank: 1,593,165
This book helps you understand and master a critical stage of flight which includes: procedural perfection and learning the right way to set up approach and landing; what you must know about stabilized approach - what it is, when a pilot has and has not achieved it; learning recognition keys to avert, correct, or survive AL disasters; how time management and decision making can make all the difference; ATC/pilot communication in the AL phase - why it is essential; performing life-saving self-assessment of AL skills and preparedness; and all essential techniques and skills explained in detail. It is a fast & focused rx for pilot error. The most effective aviation safety tools available, "Controlling Pilot Error" guides offer you expert protection against the causes of up to 80% 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. This book is best for pilots and helps you: build your knowledge base; increase your confidence; sharpen your skills; and, learn lifesaving tips.
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Tony Kern is Editor of the Controlling Pilot Error Series. He is the Director of Aviation Safety for the U.S. Forest Service and the author of three bestselling McGraw-Hill aviation human factors titles: Redefining Airmanship, Flight Discipline, and Rogue Pilot.
Table of contents
Series Introduction Foreword Acknowledgments Chapter 1: The Approach and Landing Challenge Chapter 2: Approach Plans: Got One? Chapter 3: Stability is the Key Chapter 4: Communication Keys to a Successful Approach Chapter 5: Performance Considerations Chapter 6: The Big and Small of It: Operations at Large Airports and Nontowered Fields Chapter 7: Midair Collision Avoidance Chapter 8: Missed Approach: Routine Action or Your Last Chance Chapter 9: Wake Turbulance and Windshear Chapter 10: Sensory Problems and Landing Illusions Afterword: Why Be Average? Index