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ISBN: 0309056764, 9780309056762
Authors: janet S. Hansen, Clinton V. Oster, Editors; Committee On Education, Training For Civilian Aviation Careers, National Research Council
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Keywords: aviation, careers, training, education, flight, taking
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The commercial aviation industry is a major part of the U.S. transportation infrastructure and a key contributor to the nation's economy. The industry is facing the effects of a reduced role by the military as a source of high-quality trained personnel, particularly pilots and mechanics. At the same time, it is facing the challenges of a changing American workforce.This book is a study of the civi......
ISBN: 0833028065, 9780833028068
Authors: Cynthia C. Lebow, Liam P. Sarsfield, William Stanley, Emile Ettedgui, Garth Henning
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: aviation, accident, investigations, ntsb, parties, skies, personnel, safety
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) bears a significant share of the responsibility for ensuring the safety of domestic and international air travel. The NTSB relies on teamwork to resolve accidents; the parties that participate in an investigation may include manufacturers and operators, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration. This arrangement works well under most circumstanc......
ISBN: 0833009214, 9780833009210
Authors: James S. Kakalik, Elizabeth M. King, James P. Smith, Michael Traynor, Patricia A. Ebener, Larry Picus
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: study, accident, aviation, summaries, executive
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In 1985, the RAND Institute for Civil Justice undertook a detailed study of aviation accident litigation in the United States. This report summarizes the resulting four detailed study reports. It describes the characteristics of the decedents and the litigation, and provides data on compensation paid, litigation costs, and economic losses suffered. The report compares the economic losses and trans......
ISBN: 0833009230, 9780833009234
Authors: Elizabeth M. King, James P. Smith
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: accidents, aviation, compensation, loss, economic
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This report considers wrongful-death litigation resulting from aviation accidents.It compares benchmark measures of economic loss and loss to survivors with the compensation that beneficiaries actually received. The findings indicate that for the years under study, the tort system did not fully compensate survivors for the losses they suffered from air accidents; similarly harmed individuals were ......
ISBN: 0309033993, 9780309033992
Authors: U.s. Civil Aviation Manufacturing Industry Panel, Committee On Technology, International Economic, Trade Issues Of The Office Of The Foreign Secretary, Commission On Engineering, Technical Systems, National Research Council
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Keywords: competitive, technology, determining, international, advantage, industrial, influences, study, status, civil, aviation, manufacturing, industry
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Deregulation, higher costs, foreign competition, and financial risks are causing profound changes in civil aviation. These trends are reviewed along with growing federal involvement in trade, technology transfer, technological developments in airframes and propulsion, and military-civil aviation relationships. Policy options to preserve the strength and effectiveness of civil aircraft manufacturin......
Authors: L. B. Embry, Nancy Y. Moore, Jonathan Cave, Francis Labrune
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: organic, repair, contractor, components, maintenance, aviation, depot
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Aviation and engine component repair requirements make up over half of the projected wartime depot-level maintenance workload. Organic (service-owned) ability to support this workload is particularly limited; at present, nearly half of the Navy's depot-level component repair is performed in contractor or other service facilities. Before major investments are made in the facilities and equipment ne......
ISBN: 0309050456, 9780309050456
Authors: committee On Japan, National Research Council
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Keywords: transport, aircraft, linkages, technology, aviation, japan, stakes
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The third in a series of sector-specific assessments of U.S.-Japan technology linkages, this book examines U.S.-Japan relationships that develop or transfer aircraft technology, the motivations of participating organizations, and the impacts on U.S. and Japanese capabilities. Incorporating detailed accounts of the business and technology aspects of U.S.-Japan aircraft alliances, the volume also de......
ISBN: 0309157935, 9780309157933
Author: Committee For The Review Of Nasa's Aviation Safety-related Programs; National Research Council
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Keywords: safety, related, research, aviation, programs, nasa, aeronautical, review, advancing
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Advancing the state of aviation safety is a central mission of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Congress requested this review of NASA's aviation safety-related research programs, seeking an assessment of whether the programs have well-defined, prioritized, and appropriate research objectives; whether resources have been allocated appropriately among these objectives; whet......
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