AV 246 : Aviation Safety

Transcript title

Aviation Safety



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Lecture hours



A detailed introduction into aspects of aviation safety, intended to promote flight safety in the general aviation and training environment. Topics include risk management, pilot psychology, human factors, accident trends, analysis of accident reports, and safety survival.

Learning outcomes

1. Familiarize student with turbine aircraft and flight manual.
2. Maintain a continued growth in the helicopter industry with knowledge.
3. Learn the procedure of weather patterns in mountainous terrain.
4. Understand the importance of NVG training.
5. Learn the practical use of flying with an external load attached to the helicopter.

Content outline

Aeronautical Decision Making
Maneuvering Flight
Runway Incursions
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT)
Flight Instruction Safety
Spatial Disorientation
Mid-Air Safety
Safety Management Systems/ Accident Investigation

Required materials

Requires textbook and/or online learning materials.

Grading methods

This course is assessed through a non-fiction book report, weekly exams, and a final exam.

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