Pilot Safety Procedures

Pilot Safety Procedures for Civil Aviation Flight Safety

This section includes articles with reference material and websites that I feel are critical to civil aviation safety.  Find the article or area of interest and click on it to be directed to an article or website to learn more about our profession and safety.

1.  Climb Performance

– One Engine Inoperative climb gradient and obstacle clearance procedures with description of TERPS criteria, SIDs, Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODP), One Engine Inoperative Takeoff Planning (OEI), Terrain Avoidance and planning for an engine failure at V1 with the takeoff continued.

2.  FAA Handbook – Chapter 1 Departure Procedures

– This is a complete description of the FAA mandated departure procedures that guides you through a complete review of airport procedures, charts, markings and departure planning and climb gradient/obstacle clearance requirements with engine out.  This 44 page PDF file will give you vital information to staying safe and operating in accordance with established takeoff guidance.

3. Airport Sign and Marking – Quick Reference Guide

– This is a quick reference guide to airport signs and markings that are critical to aviation safety and everyday normal operations.  Knowledge of airport and runway markings is critical to maintaining pilot safety procedures at the forefront of each flight.

4. National Airspace System Overview

-Published by the Federal Aviation Administration in their Pilot Handbook, Chapter 14, this fourteen page document describes Controlled Airspace (Class A-E), Uncontrolled Airspace (Class G), and Special Use Airspace, Other Airspace Areas, and the Air Traffic Control and the National Airspace System.  This document covers the limits of airspace for each category, the visual flight rule weather requirements for operation within the designated airspace while operating VFR and specific entry requirements, radio and transponder equipment required in each class of airspace, and the minimum pilot requirements for each category.

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