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Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

Preface

Acknowledgements

Table of Contents

Chapter 1, Introduction To Flying
Chapter 2, Aircraft Structure
Chapter 3, Principles of Flight
Chapter 4, Aerodynamics of Flight
Chapter 5, Flight Controls
Chapter 6, Aircraft Systems
Chapter 7, Flight Instruments
Chapter 8, Flight Manuals and Other Documents
Chapter 9, Weight and Balance
Chapter 10, Aircraft Performance
Chapter 11, Weather Theory
Chapter 12, Aviation Weather Services
Chapter 13, Airport Operation
Chapter 14, Airspace
Chapter 15, Navigation
Chapter 16, Aeromedical Factors
Chapter 17, Aeronautical Decision Making

 

Vision in Flight ..........................................................16-17
Empty-Field Myopia ..............................................16-18
Night Vision ...........................................................16-18
Night Vision Illusions ............................................16-19
Autokinesis .........................................................16-19
False Horizon ......................................................16-19
Night Landing Illusions ..........................................16-19
Chapter Summary ......................................................16-20

Chapter 17
Aeronautical Decision-Making
.........................17-1
Introduction ..................................................................17-1
History of ADM ...........................................................17-2
Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Single-Pilot
Resource Management .................................................17-4
Hazard and Risk ...........................................................17-4
Hazardous Attitudes and Antidotes ..........................17-4
Risk ...........................................................................17-4
Assessing Risk ......................................................17-5
Likelihood of an Event .........................................17-6
Severity of an Event ..............................................17-6
Mitigating Risk .....................................................17-6
The PAVE Checklist ...............................................17-6
P = Pilot in Command (PIC) ................................17-8
A = Aircraft .........................................................17-8
V = Environment .................................................17-8
E = External Pressures ..........................................17-9
Human Behavior ........................................................17-10
The Decision-Making Process ...................................17-11
SRM and the 5P Check .........................................17-11
The Plan .............................................................17-12
The Plane ...........................................................17-13
The Pilot .............................................................17-13
The Passengers ...................................................17-13
The Programming ..............................................17-13
Perceive, Process, Perform (3P) .............................17-14
Perceive, Process, Perform with
CARE and TEAM ...............................................17-14
Forming Good Safety Habits .............................17-16
The OODA Loop ....................................................17-16

The DECIDE Model ...............................................17-17
Detect (the Problem) ...........................................17-19
Estimate (the Need To React) .............................17-19
Choose (a Course of Action) ..............................17-19
Identify (Solutions) .............................................17-19
Do (the Necessary Actions) ................................17-19
Evaluate (the Effect of the Action) ....................17-19
Decision-Making in a Dynamic Environment ..........17-19
Automatic Decision-Making .................................17-20
Operational Pitfalls .............................................17-20
Stress Management ................................................17-20
Use of Resources ....................................................17-20
Internal Resources ..............................................17-20
External Resources .............................................17-22
Situational Awareness ................................................17-23
Obstacles to Maintaining Situational Awareness ...17-23
Workload Management ......................................17-23
Managing Risks ..................................................17-24
Automation ................................................................17-25
Results of the Study ................................................17-27
Equipment Use .......................................................17-29
Autopilot Systems ...............................................17-29
Familiarity ...........................................................17-29
Respect for Onboard Systems .............................17-29
Reinforcement of Onboard Suites ......................17-29
Getting Beyond Rote Workmanship ...................17-29
Understand the Platform ....................................17-29
Managing Aircraft Automation .............................17-30
Information Management ...................................17-30
Enhanced Situational Awareness ...........................17-31
Automation Management .......................................17-31
Risk Management ......................................................17-32
Chapter Summary .....................................................17-32

Appendix .............................................................A-1

Glossary ..............................................................G-1

Index ......................................................................I-1

 

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