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: MWF: 0800 - 0900 / Bldg 74 Rm. AC 113 Instructor: Professor Robert Fiegl Office Location: Bldg 74 / Rm. 268 Office Hours: Title: Flight Safety Credit Hours: 3 E Mail: email@example.com Telephone: 777-3882
M/W/F: 1030 – 1300; other times by appointment (If I’m in my office, I’m in for you.)
Course Description: A capstone course designed to lead the student to develop an attitude and philosophy for accident prevention. The course includes: Ideal and practical, personal and organizational safety procedures and goals; safety philosophies; aircraft accident reports; human factors; principles of accident investigation; accident prevention programs and accident statistics; current events, NTSB special studies and common aviation hazards. Goals: At the completion of this course the student will have developed in-depth knowledge of professional flight safety philosophies, resources and hazards. The knowledge gained in this course is designed to enable better decision making and risk management by professional flight crews. Learning Outcomes: During this course, the student will, to the satisfaction of the instructor: 1. Identify and discuss aviation flight safety issues presented in current aviation periodicals. 2. Understand and communicate principles of the Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS). 3. Understand and explain actions required by NTSB Part 830. 4. Understand and communicate the importance of aircraft investigation has played in aviation flight safety. 5. Explain and apply an aircrew decision making process. 6. Analyze the principles and theory of security, including operations, personnel, communications and material security concepts as they relate to aircrew operations. Course Text: Readings in Flight Safety From A Pilot’s Point of View Compiled by M. Polay, Fall 1994
Tests: This syllabus is testable. All tests will be administered at the prescribed time. A note required documenting the nature of the illness stating you were unable to take the exam. merit points may be awarded based on excellent attendance and punctuality. and NTSB 830 (current) AVFlash (www. Grading: Barring unforeseen circumstances. If you are permitted to take a late examination. AS 357 Co: FA 325 or Comm with Inst It is your responsibility to insure that you have the pre/corequisites. .com/main/subscribe) Requisites: AS 309. There are no quizzes or other extra credit assignments in this course. adjustments to graded work will only be made on the day the work is returned to you. AIM.91% C = 72 . the final examination will be taken as scheduled or a grade will be zero will be given. and display of positive effort. you will incur a 25 point penalty. Failure to do so is an academic violation. If you are absent. This does not apply due to illness requiring medical attention. Without prior approval. you must obtain a pre/corequisite waiver or drop this course.81% D = 66 .71% (grades are not rounded up to the next whole number) At my discretion. it is your responsibility to see me for your work/grade.100% B = 82 . Hourly Examination #1 Hourly Examination #2 Hourly Examination #3 Term Paper Final Examination 20% 20% 20% 10% 30% F = below 66% Scale: A = 92 .Supplemental Materials: FARs. or required attendance at another official school function. a family emergency.avweb. all graded course work will be returned the next class period. If you do not.com) AirJet (http://airlinebiz. contribution to classroom discussions. Written confirmation from the appropriate medical or University official is required. "Late" starts when the first student completes the examination and leaves the room. Except for arithmetic errors and excused absences.
Food in the classroom is discouraged. Behavior: Polite. Cheating Normally. Hats should not be worn in the classroom. Additionally. For an absence of an emergency / medical nature. Accommodations: ERAU is committed to the success of all students. If at any time you cannot comply with the requirements or expectations of this course you must. Lecture/Class: The lectures expand the texts. If you would like to request accommodations due to a physical. All personal communications devices must be turned off. The use of tobacco products is not allowed. or learning disability. All discussions are confidential. Everyone is highly encouraged to participate in class discussions. professional behavior is required in the classroom. please see me as soon as possible. . provide me an email as soon as possible. Flight Activities: Flight activity is not a valid reason for tardiness or absence. letter grades will be deducted IAW the following schedule: one letter grade for the fourth unexcused absence. Absences can result in grade reductions affecting your final grade. If you do not understand and / or agree with what I’m teaching. please question and / or ask for clarification. bring them to life. Excused absences may require timely independent verification. and four letter grades for the sixteenth unexcused absence. I will make the final determination on whether the absence is excused. Students must schedule flight activities around their class schedule.COURSE POLICIES: Attendance: Attendance for each class meeting is required. feel free to see me for clarification. Lateness: Being late is highly discouraged and affects quiz grade opportunities and merit point considerations. It is your responsibility to be on time for class. If you are absent. Attendance and punctuality are the first criteria for awarding merit points for a letter grade change. the minimum penalty for cheating is a course grade of "F". three letter grades for the twelfth unexcused absence. mental. courteous. It is a University policy to provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities. If after obtaining and studying the notes. Problems: If you have class related difficulties. it is your responsibility to get the lecture notes and materials from another class member. Excused absences are normally only granted for “Life Event” type situations. two letter grades for the eighth unexcused absence. please contact the Disability Support Service department in Building 18 or call 777-3700. in a timely manner. and put the information into context. notify me in writing by fully stating your reasons for noncompliance. Absence: A request for an excused absence is required at least three calendar days prior to the date of absence and MUST be in writing (e mail preferred).
notice will be given in class. DATE Aug 27 29 31 Sep 3 5 7 10 12 14 17 19 21 24 26 ___28 Oct 1 3 5 8 10 12 15 17 19 22 24 26 29 31 Nov 2 5 7 9 12 14 16 19 21 23 26 28 30 Dec 3 5 7 10 TOPIC / ( Learning Outcome) ASSIGNMENT INTRODUCTION SAFETY PHILOSOPHY/PROGRAM (1) Ch 1 “ “ “__________________________________ ***NO CLASS: Labor Day*** SAFETY PHILOSOPHY/PROGRAM SITUATIONAL AWARENESS (5) Ch 2 “ “ “ “ SAFETY -NTSB/FAA NTSB PART 830 (2) AIM/FAR/Ch 3/ “ “ “ “ “ “ (3) NTSB 830 “ “ “ “ “ “ (4) FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR / TRAINING / RATINGS Ch 4/ “ “ “ “ FAR PART 61 “ “ “ “ “ Hourly Examination Number 1___________________________________ Review Exam / AIRPORT OPERATIONS AIM/FAR/Ch 5 AIRPORT OPERATIONS “ ***NO CLASS: October West Days *** SYSTEMS (con’t) “ “ “ Ch 6 “ “ “ C-172 POH “ “ “ “ ILLUSIONS / NIGHT FLIGHT AIM/FAR/Ch 7 WAKE TURBULENCE / TURB / WIND SHEAR AIM/FAR/Ch 8 “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ Hourly Examination Number 2 Review Exam / WEATHER AIM/FAR/Ch 9 “__________________________________________ “ AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL / COMMUNICATIONS (6) AIM/FAR/Ch 10 “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ ***NO CLASS: VETERAN’S DAY*** COLLISION AVOIDANCE AIM/FAR/Ch 11 “ “ Hourly Examination Number 3 REVIEW EXAM / AIRSPACE AIM/FAR/Ch 12 NO CLASS: THANKSGIVING BREAK AERODYNAMICS / PERFORMANCE Ch 13 “ “ “ “ “___________________________ ”___________ Wire Strikes/ Aging Aircraft Ch 14 Survival Kit/ Stress & the Pilot Ch 14 TERM PAPER DUE/REVIEW_______________________________________ FINAL EXAMINATION .Course Schedule: AS 408 SCHEDULE / STUDY ASSIGNMENTS / Section 1 / Fall 2007 This schedule is subject to revision.