Aviation Safety   [Archived Catalog]
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015

AIRP 1345 - Aviation Safety

A study of the fundamentals essential to the safety of flight. A survey of the aviation industry including decision-making factors, accident reporting, accident investigation, air traffic systems, and aircraft technologies. This course is an introduction to significant elements involved with the safe operation of aircraft, the airport environment, and associated equipment both in flight and on the ground. Consideration is given to examining safety philosophies, programs, research, and the role of various agencies.

Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

CIP: 49.0102

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