SFTY 330 Discussion 2 (ERAU)
Pilot Error: Does the phrase "pilot error" really tell us anything about accidents? Is this a cause or a blame issue? What are the elements that define an "error" which might be important to the investigator?
SFTY 330 Discussion 3 (ERAU)
Turbines: What is meant in the Air Detective Tip by, "Turbines have a memory?" How does that relate to an investigation?
SFTY 330 Discussion 7.5 (ERAU)
Data Recorders: Consider that many general aviation aircraft now have glass cockpits with no impact resistant data recorders. Should personal use aircraft be required to have some form of flight data recorders?
SFTY 330 Discussion 8.7 (ERAU)
Icing Accident: Opine to the major issue in the Roselawn, IN. (NTSB AAR-9601) icing accident. Was it the unique ice, crew issue, or an aircraft design flaw? Did the aircraft manufacturer (BEA) agree with this...
SFTY 330 Discussion 9.1 (ERAU)
Accident Investigation: Explain how aircraft accident investigation is both a reactive and yet proactive process.
SFTY 330 Discussion Various fire sources (ERAU)
Can you think of various fire sources (other than fuel related) that may be of investigative concern? Provide an example.