Risk Management Handbook
Publisher: Federal Aviation Administration 2009
Number of pages: 113
Providing tools to aid pilots in achieving the safest possible flights with the least amount of risk, this comprehensive manual covers subjects such as human behavior, identifying and mitigating risk, aeronautical decision-making, single-pilot resource management, automation, and risk management training. Presenting methods pilots can use to manage the workloads associated with each phase of flight, this guide helps to eliminate pilot error, the leading cause of aviation accidents in the past two decades.
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