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  • Sandi Flipton Case Summary

    Sandi Clipton (Clipton) wishes to challenge two decisions made by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). The decisions affect the operation of Sanditon Aviation Pty Ltd (Sanditon), of which Clipton is the CEO. The first decision is CASA’s rejection of Clipton’s application to renew Sanditon’s Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC). The effect is that Sanditon is unable to operate. The Civil Aviation Act 1988 (‘the CAA’) provides for merits review in this instance and potentially allows for new…

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  • Boeing Accident Analysis

    ones who manage the program. The task of handling the assistance is delegated to the air carrier in addition to the other agencies which may grant assistance, such as the Red Cross (Lawrence, 2008). Under this act, the airline must have a reliable publicized toll free number and a staff equipped to handle the calls from families. It is also up to the airline to give timely notification to the families. The air carrier must also offer consultation to the families for disposition of remains…

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  • Human Error In Aviation

    stress”. Stress can manifest a multitude of symptoms that are detrimental to the operational tempo and the safety of passengers & flight crew in commercial aviation. People experience stress in a plethora of ways, but generally for most people these stressors…

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  • Crew Resource Management

    In 2008, the National Safety Council developed a table illustrating the odds of dying over a lifetime; they determined, a person has a 1 in 98 chance of dying in an automobile accident, while the same person has a 1 in 7,178 chance of dying in an aircraft accident. This means a person is about 73 times more likely to be killed on the road than in the air (Locsin, 2008). The unavoidable problem of perception in aviation is that, unlike auto accidents, air disasters result in a far greater…

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  • Korean Air Flight 801 Essay

    I. Introduction This investigation focuses on the accident that Korean Air Flight 801 met on August 5, 1997 on Nimitz Hill in Asan, Guam. The fatal accident involves issues on Guam Airport’s differences from other airports and the misguidance of the destination airport’s operations. The pilots did not base their tasks on the airport’s systems, they based it on their knowledge and on what they were used to. The cockpit crew’s incorrect decision, miscalculation, and reliance to wrong information…

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  • Pilot Error

    As I’m sitting at the terminal at LaGuardia International airport in New York City waiting on my flight to Los Angeles. Someone speaks over the intercom, “Attention passengers, the flight to Los Angeles will be delayed for two hours. I apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused.” Thinking to myself, “What the heck, this always happens when I fly.” I’ve already been sitting there for an hour, I decide to get up and stretch my legs. Wandering throughout the terminal passing by…

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  • The Importance Of Safety Management

    happening in the company and save some lives. Also, the organization need to win the trust of all representatives. And, keeping the confidential information in the organization, and information is safe and have safety. No…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Resilience Engineering

    assessing aircraft carriers, air traffic controls and nuclear power plants, the Resilience Engineering researchers were developing conceptualization of problem of error and its eventual consequences for interfaces design in nuclear, aviation and medicine aspects. In early 90s, HROs in relation to the thesis of a normal accident debated the outcome of their investigation whereas the resilience engineers defined the naturalistic side to cognition broaden the approach towards safety with complexity…

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  • The Importance Of Adventure Tourism In New Zealand

    offers unique nature resources that caters to a wide rage of adventure activities in the air, on land and by sea (Salla, 2014). Millions of tourists each year travel the long distance to New Zealand to experience its culture and countless adventure activities located all around the country. However, the adventure tourism industry has more recently had negative publicity for New Zealand’s risk management and safety measures caused by numerous accidents had by travellers in certain adventure…

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  • Fly Like Sully Book Report

    like that by throwing your hands up in the air and letting fate takes it course. No, you have to take control of the situation and of the plane. The same is true in your business and in your life. If you have a flight plan, know where you are headed and where you are landing, then it becomes much easier to focus on those goals when a catastrophe happens. When you’re running a business and your engine goes out, you won’t just throw your hands in the air, but you’ll take control of the situation…

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