Course Description:

This course prepares aviation professionals to make wise and informed decisions and actions in the interest of aviation safety. The course will explore factors effecting safety including human factors, airport environments, collision hazards, weather, and mechanical issues. Students will also analyze accident case studies.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop a fundamental knowledge of basic safety principles, practices and procedures, as they relate to the aviation industry.
  • To develop an awareness of how to assess the level of safety in an aviation organization including regulatory and system wide design considerations
  • Develop an understanding of basic accident investigation techniques, NTSB procedures and how to consider accident/incident causation.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: AVF 1100 & AVT1100 or equivalent

In this course you will receive knowledge about the Canadair Regional Jet and specifics on the 200 variant.  You will also discuss high altitude physiology, crew resource management, and learn how to operate in multi crew situations flying in normal weather, extreme weather, stall characteristics and recovery techniques. 

Systems integration, checklist usage, lesson plans, IFR charts, and other supplemental material will be available here for use in the simulator training sessions.