Safety Issues Facing Aviation

Thứ ba - 01/12/2015 11:30
Safety concerns are the most relevant in all aviation establishments. The fact that a considerable number of human lives are always at stake makes it worth all the attention. The U.S government, through Federal Aviation Agency(FAA), extends their monitoring and control of the aviation industry. The FAA’s mandate is to develop and oversee implementation of safety policies. Safety is not only a professional and noble responsibility, but also a law.

Pilots’ Shortcomings

Quite a number of aviation accidents occur due to human errors. Failure to maintain professionalism is a major undoing for pilots. Professionalism in aviation requires pilots to oversee flight endeavors in the best way possible. Flight details, such as airspeed and control functions, should remain under close watch. It is the pilot’s responsibility to acknowledge that human lives depend on their actions. Pilots should have a full time awareness regarding air and flight conditions. Pilots' shortcomings are diverse and range from incomprehensibility, invalidity, plain biases and faulty suppositions and analyses. Incomprehensibility refers to the general failure of pilots to understand the emergence of risky issues. Plain biases imply that pilots fail to prioritize the sensitive safety issues and instead focus on the less pressing ones.

Visual Related Conditions

The aviation industry is highly dependent on weather conditions. Bad weather conditions affect visibility which is a key factor in air transportation. The aviation industry is well aware of the challenges posed by bad weather conditions, but these conditions are uncontrollable. Ways to deal with visibility issues such as flight route diversification and aviation area forecast are in place. There are low visibility procedures set to allow flight takeoffs and landings under unfavorable conditions. Safety measures intend to place aviation activities beyond interruption from weather conditions.

Mechanical Problems

It is practically inevitable to have mechanical troubles in the aviation industry. Mechanical hitches usually jeopardize security measures and safety control mechanisms. Aviation monitoring agencies such as the FAA recommend maximum attention to flight mechanical issues. Safety oriented and experienced aircraft maintenance engineers help in resolving mechanical problems. These professionals should have certified operating licenses from aviation regulatory bodies. Air crafts should also have automated systems to detect mechanical problems.

Safety Training

Total maintenance of safety measures requires continuous education, orientation and awareness. These essential aviation qualities equip aviation workers with the knowledge to promote a culture of safety maintenance. Safety training enlightens workers and flight engineers on the techniques to avoid accidents. It keeps them at bay with recent safety tips and practices. Safety training is a basic practice considering that technology changes happen rapidly. Safety training recognizes the need for the aviation industry to keep up with technological changes.

Nguồn tin: George Brown

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