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Aircraft Accident Investigation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University via Canvas Network

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This course introduces participants to the regulatory foundations of aircraft accident investigation and investigative techniques specific to major accident investigations.

This course covers the technical aspects of the aircraft accident investigation process starting with preparation for investigation through report writing. Particular emphasis is placed on the study of human factors and survival investigative techniques and the application of accident investigation findings in industry and research. A critical analysis of selected aircraft accidents and an evaluation of causal factors are covered.

Participants will have the opportunity to practice evidence collection techniques via the first of its kind Virtual Aircraft Crash Lab. A critical analysis of selected aircraft accidents and an evaluation of causal factors are covered.

A study of the elements of aircraft accident investigation is essential to continued improvements in aviation safety programs and is applicable to any industry with a aviation component. This course is designed to provide you with the need for a comprehensive investigation process, the relationship of human factors in mishaps, an awareness of identifying risk and problem areas before an accident occurs, and an evaluation of causal factors and recommendations to industry.

Taught by

Katherine A. Moran


3.3 rating, based on 3 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    Completed the Course successfully
    Several unsuccessful attempts to contact CANVAS to get feedback on certificate .
    I find this very poor and unprofessional from CANVAS .

    I feel very disappointed in wasting my time in completing the course .

    As I have not received any feedback from them .

    Werner van Rensburg
  • Aaron Marshall completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Basic introduction to the principles behind aircraft accident investigation.
    It covers the why and how, without getting too technical in the various aspects.
  • Anonymous
    This a complete mastery course where you have Labs and Theory to develop your skills and techniques in aviation field

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