Inflight Breakup and Midair Collisions Technical Assistance Analysis and Report Writing Flight Data Recorders Cockpit Voice Recorders
2. Technology Understanding Aircraft Stability Wind Shear – Aerodynamics Metal and Composite Materials Types of Material Failures Identifying Failures in the Field
Human and Biomedical Factors Human Factors The Behavioral Anatomy of an Aircraft Accident Aeromedical Role in Investigation
Aircraft Accident Communication Techniques
5. Media Relations Overview of Strategy Message Development and Thought Process Use of Techniques, Practical Application Critique and Analysis of Potential Situations The Role and Reality of Media in Accident Investigation
29 Sep – 10 Oct 2008
8 – 19 Dec 2008
9 – 20 Feb 2009
30 Mar – 10 Apr 2009
15 – 26 Jun 2009
5 – 6 Oct 2009
7 – 18 Dec 2009
Course Duration: 9.5 Days
Course No. AAI 09-1 AAI 09-2 AAI 09-3 AAI 09-4 AAI 09-5 AAI 10-1 AAI 10-2
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HELICOPTEr ACCIdENT INVESTIGATION (HAI)
The course examines helicopter rotor systems, controls, performance variables, flight hazards and material characteristics involved in helicop- ter operations and accidents. Although Aircraft Accident Investigation is not a prerequisite, it is assumed that the attendee has either completed AAI or has some experience in aircraft accident investigation.
Objectives: To provide concepts, practical techniques and methodologies essential to rotary wing aircraft accident investigation.
Who Should Attend: Persons associated in rotary wing accident investigation including manufacturers, operators, associations, insurers, law enforcement, military and government agencies.
Course Outline 1. Investigation Role of the Investigator Investigation Skills Assessing Indicators of Accidents Investigative Process Data Collection Report Development and Analysis Investigative Tools Risk and the Operating Environment Pre-Investigative Planning Operational Procedures Responsiveness Support Sources Equipment for Investigation Technical Information On-Site Helicopter Accident Investigation Initial on-site Actions Jurisdiction Importance of Arriving Early Accident Scene Identification Fluid Sample Analysis Inventory of Aircraft Wreckage Diagrams: Plan, Profile, Polar, Base Line, Witness, Impact Angle