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    Aviation Safety and Quality Assurance Despite having an enviable safety record, the aviation industry is under constant pressure to drive down accident rates. Air accidents damage consumer confidence and inhibit the growth of the industry. When it comes to flying, the word safety is mentioned constantly. Shortage of qualified professionals, ageing of aircraft’s fleet and environmental concerns are some of the challenges faced by today’s aviation. The primary

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    In the realm of aviation, safety culture is regarded as the paramount factor for which successful travel from point A to point B occurs. Safety culture in of itself is not a fixed, precisely shared set of standards, but rather an ever-changing, fragile system that depends on a variety of influences to maintain its distinction. Safety culture can be further broken down into its three cultural influences: national, organizational, and professional culture. In terms of aviation safety, all three of these

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    of UAS operators do not have a background in manned aviation. It is important these operators are made incorporated into the culture of safety within aviation. The Safety Team has created the UAS Loss of Control, Injury Reduction and Safety Culture risk-reduction working groups. ASSURE / UAS Center of Excellence The FAA is also support in its data-drive process for rulemaking by the UAS Center of Excellence and the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, also known as ASSURE

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    humans are accountable for approximately 70-80% of aviation accidents (p.156). A majority of these are caused by the different variables associated with human performance. Psychological factors have a key role in a pilot’s everyday responsibility. Some of these traits include: perception, memory, attitude, judgment and decision making, as well as ego (Rodrigues & Cusick, 2012, p. 158-160). These qualities can have drastic effects in commercial aviation if they are not recognized and adjusted accordingly

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    Federal Aviation Administration has to be credited in improving safety in a multitude of ways. The best way to do that is transform safety program from being retroactive to proactive. One of the well-received programs that FAA has created is the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP). This program works to the benefit of every airman, as well of most aviation organizations. This program emphasizes why things happen and what can be done to correct it. Parts 121 & 145 environments of the aviation industry

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    General Aviation Safety and Security Practices Capt. ELhadi Y. Nour AM 645 March /20/2010 SUMMARY Over the past 40 years, safety in the general aviation arena has greatly improved. The reasons are many and include improved aircraft reliability, pilot training enhancements, and better weather reporting capabilities. One often overlooked contributor to this safety record is the contribution made on the ground by general aviation airport operators, as well as those fixed

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    Topic Learning Guide Aviation Safety Systems TOPIC 2 SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Safety Management Systems in the Aviation Industry Introduction This topic area covers the second and third sessions. Now that some of the basic terms and concepts associated with safety management systems and risk management have been discussed, it is important to outline what a safety management system encompasses, and the benefits it can bring when implemented and maintained within an organisation such

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    With ICAO’s leading, aviation safety has been developed internationally. As mentioned before, FAA and ICAO worked together to provide safer operations in the airports globally. ICAO published their Safety Management Manual(SMM) for providing acceptable safety performance throughout the world. Civil aviation authorities get benefit out of these manuals and shared data. SMS requirements provided by ICAO paved a path for every aviation organization to develop safety policies and safety procedures. In February

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    1- Introduction Safety management is simply applying principles, framework, processes and measures to prevent accidents, injuries and reduce the risk. It is that system which exists to help managers in better accomplishing their responsibilities for operations that design through either the prediction of system’s failures before errors occur or the identification and correction of system’s failures and errors by analyzing safety occurrences. The safety management has to be supported the top management;

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    commerce of aviation, both the operation of commercial aircraft for profit and the development of aeronautical systems, is also an important symbol of national prestige and a powerful economic force. Safety in air transportation is therefore a matter of significant national importance.      The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plays a central role in the overall equation of aviation safety. The agency enjoys the reputation of being the foremost independent safety investigative

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