* This worldwide bestseller utilizes case studies to examine and explain aircraft accidents and incidents * Covers five major problem causes: human factors, weather, mid-air collisions, mechanical failure, runway incursions * NEW TO THIS EDITION: Chapters on Monitoring/Managing Cockpit Behavior and Spatial Disorientation; 27 new case studies; 25% new illustrations * Updated data and statistics throughoutThe flight crew computed the approach speed of 140 to 145 knots based on their landing gross weight and flaps setting. ... They said that after touchdown, they manually deployed the spoilers and the captain lowered the nose of the airplane to the ... The captain maneuvered the 727 back across the runway and exited on the B3 high-speed taxiway and stopped. ... Air just below the horizontal stabilizer, severing the empennage and left wing and causing the landing gear to collapse.
|Title||:||Aircraft Safety : Accident Investigations, Analyses, & Applications, Second Edition|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2003-07-23|