Essays Tagged: "National Transportation Safety Board"

Crew Resource Management Airline industry Aviation Safety

an aircraft without injury for seconds at a time, to today's issues with safety in supersonic international travel, crew resource management has been with us in some from the beginning. The term "CRM ... CRM. Impact of Crew Resource Management in Safety There are countless case studies published by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealing CRM-related causes of accidents. One such exam ...

(19 pages) 485 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Airline Safety" will describe some of the modern problems with American Air Transportation and compare it to other forms of transportation

end in tragedy, like many others do. Pilot fatigue is one of the issues being examined by the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) for the Little Rock crash. The pilots of that plane are believ ... flown in the skies above the United States, according to a report published by Kyrn O'Connel-Todd (National Transportation Safety Board, Some of these caused fatalities and acc ...

(6 pages) 156 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Pilot fatigue The Causes, Effects and Consequences

e this situation has persisted to exist through several Congressional Inquiries and countless NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) hearings and forums on the matter, pilots who live, work, and ... ication on the research. It was originally designed as a "computerized reaction-time test for NASA (National Aeronautic and Space Administration) to evaluate their pilots and astronauts"(1). The test ...

(93 pages) 628 0 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"HUMAN FACTORS IN AVIATION MAINTENANCE" The purpose of this study was to find how human factors in aviation maintenance affect the aircraft.

aft on a deserted city street with only two minor injuries. After an extensive investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the engine failure was caused by a chafed and leaking e ... ard set for all airlines. Their in-house training department works directly with Flight Safety International, a world wide leader in aviation safety. All new maintenance personnel will attend a two we ...

(9 pages) 320 0 4.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"When Wind Blows" Aviation Safety essay about loss of control during takeoff or landing. Major cause of aviation accidents

Foundation's General Aviation Weather Accident Safety Review shows that over an 11-year period the National Transportation Safety Board identified wind as a primary cause of more than 2,800 accidents ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Air or Land?

ights. A round trip ticket for one person from Mobile Regional Airport to Baltimore-Washington International is roughly two hundred and fifty dollars. The trip takes around four to five hours. If you ...

(3 pages) 56 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

MRM: Maintenance Resource Management

ce Safety and Reliability and Reduce Costs in Commercial Aviation Industry. Proceedings of the International Air Transport Association's Aircraft Maintenance Seminary and Exhibition: "The Changing Vis ...

(13 pages) 309 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This report covers the topics of Human Factors engineering, attributes of an individual and how human perception based on vision, touch and audition influences product design.

ception misjudgment to an improper operation of equipment. According to a report published by NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) it was cited that 80 percent of the air crashes are due to hum ... 80 percent of the air crashes are due to human error. A chart below that was published by the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) further breaks down human error into categories and strengthen ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering


st of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, whilst on passage from Bermuda to Boston.The report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB/MAR-97/01 publictn/1997/mar9701.pdf) ...

(2 pages) 17 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Safety Culture and Profit: Aviation's Continuing Organizational Dilemma

Flight 90 on January 13th, 1982. A Boeing 737 collided with the 14th Street Bridge near Washington National Airport shortly after takeoff. Seventy-eight people suffered fatal injuries. The National T ... on revealed the following as probable cause in the chain of events that lead up to the accident:The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the fli ...

(16 pages) 174 0 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Airline safety

h every aspect of our lives, from the economy, to foreign policy, to travel, and especially airline safety. Anyone who has traveled can tell you the extent of new security in place at airports. Beside ... cockpit. Pilots should have a firearm in the cockpit, but it should be used only for their personal safety. Pilots should not be in charge of maintaining order in the cabin.Allowing off-duty police of ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Exxon Vadez Incident-Brief Overview

s still unclear why the turn back to the shipping lane was not made. Extensive investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealed several contributing factors:1. The fai ...

(3 pages) 79 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

OSU Summary Dispute

some DC-powered instruments and vacuum-operated instruments if the inverters failed."According to a National Transportation Safety Board report in 2003, pilot error was likely the cause of the 2001 pl ...

(3 pages) 57 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Aviation Law

s A. What is the purpose of the NASA Aviation Safety Reporting Program? To identify problems in the National Air Transportation System to provide a sound basis for improving the system. Moreover, "the ... r, "the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Safety Reporting Program (ASRP) utilizes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a third party to receive Aviation Safety Rep ...

(16 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Aviation: Fatigue, Stress, and Task Saturation

C-9-82 (MD-82), N215AA, crashed after it overran the end of runway 4R during landing at Little Rock National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas. Flight 1420 departed from Dallas/Fort Worth International ... f 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 121 on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan.The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:Th ...

(9 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Crash Of The Value Jet

e first officer told Miami that they were turning around to make an emergency landing at Miami International airport (Larson 30). At 2:25PM the airplane disappeared from radar (Warner, 1). The jet was ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critiques on Wall Street Journal Articles

ountries simply to lower expenses is reminiscent of what Ford had done in the past. "Last year, the National Transportation Safety Board found that deficient maintenance by an outside vendor and lack ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The History of "Civilian Aircraft Safety" 1960's to now

y Agencies all around the world. Civilian aircraft safety sets high priorities on teamwork and international cooperation.There are two Federal Agencies who are mainly responsible for air safety. They ... s who are mainly responsible for air safety. They are the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which are part of the US Department of Transportation. ...

(8 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Is America's "Aging Infrastructure" a Concern? A look at the I-35W bridge collapse

not designed to see that kind of stress and that tends to increase fatigue-prone details.” The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is working on an investigation of what else could have b ... or 43,189) was classified as structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, much higher than the national average. In contrast, 25.6% (118,381) of rural bridges were classified as structurally defi ...

(7 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Pilot Fatigue

A's regulations if there is a union agreement. Flight time and rest rules for U.S. air carrier international flights are different from the rules for domestic flights. International flights can involv ... than the standard two-pilot crew and are more complex due to the scope of the operations. For international flights that require more than 12 hours of flight time, air carriers must establish rest pe ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics