A Pilot's Accident Review: An in-depth look at high-profile by John Lowery,William B. Scott

By John Lowery,William B. Scott

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In A Pilot’s twist of fate Review, beginning at the premise that we frequently study top through reviewing the error of others, writer John Lowery compiles an in-depth research of high-profile—as good as a few now not so well-known—aviation injuries. He illustrates the capability hazards in the course of every one part of flight and the psychology in the back of pilot mistakes, successfully demonstrating how a series of mistakes, usually originating from a pilot’s aid group, may end up in deadly crashes. Lowery discusses at size the JFK, Jr. and Concorde injuries, and people concerning Frank Sinatra’s mom, Reba McIntire’s band, John Denver and Wiley Post.

A Pilot’s coincidence Review offers pilots with a more in-depth examine safeguard techniques in severe situations, similar to flying via severe climate or damaging environments, and is designed to construct know-how of the main preventable elements in pilot error—including the first reasons of managed flight into terrain (CFIT) and lack of regulate (LOC). rigorously reviewed are the human elements which can precipitate accidents—particularly complacency, overconfidence, and compulsion.

Most books that handle plane injuries are written for twist of fate investigators or executive entities. Many corporations within the aviation take some time to prevent discussing injuries at once, or exhibit images of wrecked or broken airplane. as a substitute, this publication is going directly to the injuries' factors from a prevention point of view, in an effort to aid pilots in addition to investigators achieve perception on them.

The writer firmly believes that via knowing the standards that reason injuries, we will be able to teach to be more secure, more desirable pilots-in-command. This ebook is a perfect textbook addition to aviation defense, coincidence research, and human components classes, but is written in a transparent and direct variety that could converse to and profit every kind of fliers and aviation employees.

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