A system safety approach to the FAA surveillance process

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As commercial air travel grows in terms of the number of passenger miles flown, there is expected to be a corresponding dramatic increase in the absolute number of accidents. This despite an enviable safety record and a very low accident rate. The political environment is such that an increase in the absolute number of accidents is not acceptable, with a stated goal of a factor of five reduction in the aviation fatal accident rate within ten years. The objective of this project is to develop an improved surveillance process that will provide measurements of the current state-of-health and predictions of ... continued below

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Werner, P.W. & Olson, D.R. August 8, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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As commercial air travel grows in terms of the number of passenger miles flown, there is expected to be a corresponding dramatic increase in the absolute number of accidents. This despite an enviable safety record and a very low accident rate. The political environment is such that an increase in the absolute number of accidents is not acceptable, with a stated goal of a factor of five reduction in the aviation fatal accident rate within ten years. The objective of this project is to develop an improved surveillance process that will provide measurements of the current state-of-health and predictions of future state of health of aircraft, operators, facilities, and personnel. Methodologies developed for nuclear weapon safety, in addition to more well known system safety and high-consequence engineering techniques, will be used in this approach.

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  • 15. international system safety conference, Washington, DC (United States), 13 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE98000217
  • Report No.: SAND--97-1973C
  • Report No.: CONF-970898--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 543647
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc695592

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Werner, P.W. & Olson, D.R. A system safety approach to the FAA surveillance process, article, August 8, 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc695592/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.