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Course Description
AER 116(3-0-3)
Flight Safety

This course introduces practical safety material, organizations, and equipment necessary to conduct safe daily flight operations. All factors including weather, maintenance, equipment, and human factors will be examined with particular emphasis on critical decision making under stress conditions. Proper decision making will be based on knowledge of formal weather briefing techniques, flight plan filing, search and rescue methods, post-crash survival, aircraft maintenance programs, accident incident reports and forms, airport rescue and firefighting, the role of NTSB and flight safety organizations, and modern hardware (Doppler radar, HSOS, LLWHS, TCAS).
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