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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AES 4860 - Aviation Safety

3(3 + 0)

Prerequisite: Senior standing

This course provides and overview of policies, science, and management concerns as related to aviation and aerospace safety. Topics include governmental regulatory framework and agencies responsible for safety and accident investigation, methods of analyzing and interpreting safety data, accident causation models, and human factors in aviation and aerospace safety. A survey of safety issues in air traffic control, aircraft design and certification, airline organization and operations, and aerospace operations is provided. Overviews of aviation security issues and principles of aviation safety program management are also included.

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