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    Abstract The Tenerife disaster serves as a classic example of how small seemingly benign errors can produce horrific consequences. There exists a frailty between psychological factors such as situational awareness, communication or crew resource management that if not understood or followed can begin a domino effect of epic proportions. This paper summarizes the contributing factors involved in a collision at the Los Rodeos airport between two 747 jumbo jets in March 1977 killing 583 people. Key words: Crew Resource Management, Stress, Communication Introduction It seems implausible a pilot with extensive flying experience would take-off from a controlled airport without prior clearance. Yet this was the primary reason given for the…

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    Spirit Airlines Supply

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    8). Because Spirit Airlines, Inc. has proven to be successful following their unbundling technique, other airline companies are looking to follow their example. According to Jansen (2015), beginning in 2016, American Airlines will begin to offer a comparable plan similar to Spirit Airlines, Inc., unbundled theory. This is based upon the statistics that indicate, “87% of American’s customers fly with the airline only once per year, but represent half the airline’s revenue” (Jansen, 2015,…

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    Advantages of Transportation Transportation is the motion of people, animals or goods from one place to another. The modes of transport are air, rail, road, water, pipeline, cable and space. The field can be separated into infrastructure, vehicles and operations. Transport is significant because it allows trade between people, which is important for the growth of civilizations. Transport infrastructure is comprised of the fixed installations, which include roads, railways, airways,…

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    The Boeing 787 Dreamliner erupted into traditional and technological boundaries. From the exterior to the fiber optic network, a new standard was set. With the new technology come new unforeseen and predictably devastating problems. The aircraft’s communication and data systems work off the same network raising suspicion for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This onboard network integrating aircraft function and passenger entertainment caused the FAA to provide a special condition…

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    another main reason for aircraft accidents. According to this report, the total weather impact costs $3 billion, which is an estimated national number for accident damage and injuries, delays, and unexpected operating costs. Thunderstorms and other convective weather can close airports, and degrade airport capacities for acceptance and departure. During the flying, weather change can stop the fight, even destroy aircrafts. The author talked about the in-flight icing that is super dangerous and…

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    The reason why Harrison Ford’s plane crashed has been determined, according to Radar Online, August 5, 2015. The National Transportation Safety Board found the carburetor’s main metering jet was loose. This allowed too much fuel to flow, which led to the loss of power. This vital piece is necessary for the plane to run as it mixes the proper amounts of gas and air of the engines operating speeds. They believe the part loosened over the years stemming from the time when the plane was rebuilt and…

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    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) officially opened on July 3, 1925, with two 1,500-foot dirt strips set at right angles, and has evolved into the busiest airport in the world today. The complexities that surround airside operations enable the airport to support current flight operations. At the same time, modern facility and system upgrades will boost efficiency and preserve its international ranking. First and foremost, in order for Hartsfield-Jackson to sustain the…

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    The event weight and balance form listed the stabilizer setting as 5.26 units, while the actual setting recorded on the DFDR was 5.94 at the start of the take-off roll. However, the Airplane Flight Manual(AFM) recommended take-off stabilizer setting under the flight conditions is 6.9 units. As a result, the stabilizer position during take-off was more airplane nose-down than the stabilizer position recommended by the AFM. Imp - Heading Exceedance problem: At time 00:35:36 the Tower controller…

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    Duties of Airline Pilot An aircraft pilot is accountable for the Safety and Security of the aircraft, travellers, crew members and cargo under various air traffic circumstances. Roles of an airline pilot are somewhat stimulating which can be accomplished successfully if the pilot is well skilled in all phases. The main role is positively to fly the aircraft securely from the departure airport to the target. Other than the air route there are other concerns as well that the Pilot has to take care…

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    Indigo Airlines Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION: India is one of the developing countries in the world. Aviation in India is one of the major economic factors, and aviation industry is enormously growing day by day. Many airlines operate their functions and services in India among them IndiGo is one the best developing carrier which provides it services on-time based and is very particular with its timing and services. IndiGo is a low cost carrier providing low fares and on-time performance. It provides various services with…

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