Operational Flight Safety

Key Facts
Contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Florian Holzapfel
Florian Schwaiger, M.Sc.
Language of Instructions German or English
Language of Materials English
Type / ECTS Lecture / 3 (Bachelor and Master Module)
Semester Summer Term
Time and Place Lecture: Wednesdays, 14:00-15:30, MW2050
Related Links TUM-Online: Lecture
Introducing Poster
Prerequisites none
Content / Educational Objectives After completing the module, students are able to recall a fundamental knowledge about today’s methods in risk management of airlines, important safety organizations and aircraft systems aimed for providing safe flight operation. Specifically, the following topics will be covered:

  1. Safety Management Systems
  2. Reporting Schemes
  3. Human Factors
  4. Statistical Methods
  5. Flight Data Recording and Analysis
  6. Accident Investigation
  7. Flight Safety Technologies
  8. Training
  9. State-of-the-art in Research
Teaching Methods / Materials Scriptum Operational Flight Safety
Exam Exam type: written / oral (depending on number of participants)Duration: 60 minutes / 30 minutes

Closed book, with calculator (non-programmable)

Reference Literature none