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  • Crew Resource Management, Stress, Communication

    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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  • Diagnosis Phase Essay

    Test #2 Correction Question 2. Diagnosis Phase: When I first read the question, it reminded me of my multivariable calculus first class session where my professor used an example of a plane being landed in windy weather, to teach us a concept of vectors. Initially, I began to picture the scenario of a plane flying under consideration of wind being involved instead of looking at the numbers. Afterward, I drew the free body diagram of how the problem looked as using numbers and direction. Since…

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  • Parachuting-Personal Narrative

    Reflective Essay This past summer -- 2016 – was beautiful, amazing, fantastic, and I completely loved every second of it. I say this because I did a lot of things in this long vacation like, buy shoes and wallets. Speaking of shoes, I wore yellow Adidas originals when I rode the airplane to do a parachuting activity. Meaning I jumped off a plane, which was really scary. We didn’t even plan to go parachuting, it just happened so suddenly. I hadn’t wanted to go, but I am glad that I did it…

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  • Reflective Essay On A Project

    Writing this reflection about the experience of doing the professional project with a team has made me realize that communication is the most vital part in the project not only with clients but also with group members. My group has an important client, which is the Brisbane Airport Corporation. As we all know that Brisbane airport has a strict security system, which means we should accept security check when we enter the inside airport and their staff will follow us wherever we go in the…

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  • Ho Chi Minh City Case Study

    1. Introduction Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC), like most Asian cities such as Bangkok, Jakarta, Taipei, is called motorcycle dependent city. In these cities, transport system is dominated by motorcycle. According to General Statistics Office of Vietnam (2013), the approximate population approximate of HCMC is 7.750.900. HCMC has a total administrative area of 2.095 km2. The average population density is about 3.699 in habitants per square km. HCMC population projected to reach ten million by 2020…

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  • Abandoned Property Case Study

    Abandoned Property? A review of the case International Aircraft Recovery v. U.S. We will discuss the legal issues regarding property ownership, when the original owner has lost, misplaced, or abandoned that property. A particular focus will be to contrast the differences between the laws that regulate federal and private property. The specific concern will be the case of the salvaged TBD-1 Devastator, a rare Navy aircraft recovered 8 miles off the coast of Florida, in 500 feet of water, and…

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  • Airport Ethical Dilemmas

    Small domestic airports and airstrips in distant locations have led to the major airlines charging high prices for their passenger tickets. Lokichogio Airport is a great example. Located in the northern part of Kenya where the Sudan type of desert environment is seen creeping into Kenya, may not be the ideal place to have an airport. Honestly, one can only find the natives taking such trips to that region due to the fact that they have family in Turkana County. The influence of corruption in…

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  • Descriptive Essay: A Trip To Airport

    When I walk into an airport the incessant trivial talk hits my ears as the passengers prepare for their journey. There – the sounds of excitement, anxiety, joy and distraction all mingle and become a blur; which becomes my focus. From what I have felt, sometimes a simple trip to the airport often reveals many different thoughts and feelings. A sea of people scattered in the arrivals and departures with an ambivalent cloud above them. It’s the symphony of a moment to stand still and watch as the…

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  • Airport Operator Case Study

    CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW Strategic Brand Positioning for an Airport I. Airport Brand Creation: The Needs and its Outcomes An Airport is a very complex facility. A lot of bodies work together for the success of and smooth operations of an airport one of those bodies are the stakeholders, all the stakeholders have an important role in ensuring that the customers are having a good experience. But such experiences are majorly or directly linked to the airport operator.  Figure (2.1) The…

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  • United Airlines Outsourcing Case Study

    activities to a third party vendor. There are various reasons why an airline might result to outsourcing but regardless of the reason this can cost workers their lively hood as well as possibly compromise the safety of the consumer. This paper will examine why United Airlines should not result to outsourcing as a cost cutting method within the company. It will also further examine the idea of “insourcing” as a proposed solution to United Airlines work force issues. Carey (2015) reports that,…

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