May 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AES 4860 - Aviation Safety

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing

Description: This course provides an overview of the modern approach to aviation safety. Included are analyses of the framework and operation of safety regulations, the role of the National Transportation Safety Board, key safety definitions and statistics, human factors in safety, air traffic safety issues, aircraft safety systems, airline safety programs, and safety management systems. The focus is on understanding causal and contributing factors to aircraft accidents and incidents and developing risk management, and organizational and regulatory strategies to improve safety.

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