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    Colgan Air Crash

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    Analysis of the Crash The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the likely cause of the crash was that both pilots were fatigued (NTSB, 2010). Both the pilot and first officers failed to respond and correct a stall during snowy weather that the airplane could not recover from. Other contributions to the accident were the flight crew’s failure to monitor airspeed in relation to the rising position of the low-speed cue, the flight crew’s failure to obey sterile cockpit procedures, the captain’s failure to successfully manage the flight, and Colgan Air’s poor procedures for airspeed selection and management during approaches in snow and icing conditions (NTSB, 2010). Pilot fatigue is a major problem in the Aviation Industry. After…

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    February 12, 2009, Colgan Air Flight 3407 experienced a stall warning during its final approach into Buffalo International Airport. The two pilots responded by pitching up the airplane without applying maximum engine power. This mishandling of stall warning induced the airplane to stall. The airplane crashed into a residential area, killing 49 persons on board and 1 on the ground. The airplane that crashed in this accident was a Bombardier Aerospace Q400. The Q400 is a twin-engine airliner…

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    Colgan Air Flight 3407, a passenger flight from Newark, New Jersey to Buffalo, New York, carrying forty-five passengers and four crew members. During the instrument landing system approach, the aircraft went into an aerodynamic stall, causing the it to crash and kill all passengers on board. Captain Marvin Renslow was in command of the flight, having accumulated over 3,000 flight hours. Renslow was accompanied by Rebecca Shaw, the first officer who had 2,000 flight hours under her belt. The…

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    How to Implement the Recommendations from the Colgan Air Crash The most important part of any accident investigation is the list of recommendations that come from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). While these recommendations are suggestions, they are designed to prevent similar accidents from occurring in the future. The “lessons learned” are critical to the work of the NTSB. The Aviation Accident Report (AAR-10-01) issued twenty-five recommendations related to this flight.…

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    On February 12, 2009 Continental Connection flight 3407 crashed during landing approximately 5 miles from Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. This accident killed all 49 passengers and crew on board the aircraft as well as an individual on the ground. The subsequent investigation determined that, among other things, pilot experience and training were contributing factors to the accident (United States. National Transportation Safety Board, 2010). In the wake of the accident loved ones of the…

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    Flight 3407 Case Study

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    by major air carriers, not including general or experimental aviation according to the FAA. There is no doubt that fatigue played a major role in the crash of Bombardier DHC-8-400 operated by Colgan Air, Inc. the NTSB started aircraft accident report 10-01 in early February 2009. Bombardier DHC-8-400 tail number N200WQ flight 3407 was approaching Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. During the instrument approach, flight 3407 experienced ice buildup on the leading edges. Icey conditions…

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    contamination such as Sound contamination that are grasped by the air, have an exasperating and harmful consequence on humans and supplementary animals. Air contamination is the accretion in the air of substances that, in adequate concentrations, endanger human…

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    visits and hospitalizations (FSNArchive). Air pollution from cars and agricultural industry are major causes of asthma attacks. The disadvantage of air pollution to human’s health can develop asthma for healthy people if they absorb the worst air quality for a long period of time. Air pollution kills more people in the San Joaquin Valley than the homicide. More than 2,200 people have died prematurely over the past two years because of our dirty air. Furthermore, One out of six children who live…

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    Cathay Pacific Case Study

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    Introduction Cathay Pacific is the largest airline of Hong Kong. The airline flies passenger and cargo to 200 destinations in 52 countries worldwide. Including: Los Angeles, London, France, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Beijing, Dubai, Frankfurt, Mexico City and Miami. The airline was founded on 24 September 1946 by Australian Sydney H. de Kantzow and American Roy C. Farrell. Cathay Pacific is known for making the first ever non stop transpolar flight over the north pole. The company is the third…

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    called “Air Pollution”. Let’s close our eyes and take a deep breathe. How is the feeling of the air? Is it still fresh and feeling relaxed nowadays, or it turns into something uncomfortable with awful smelling? Most of the people think the quality of the air become stale. As an increase of countries processing industrialization now, a lot of industry factories, which produce coal, cars, and heavy metals, spring up like mushrooms. Although industrialization could boost the economy of a country,…

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