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Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS): It is an aircraft system that operates independently of ground-based equipment and air traffic control in warning pilots of the presence of other aircraft that may present a threat of collision. Cabin Pressurization: It is the pumping of compressed air into an aircraft cabin to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for crew and passengers when flying at altitude. Fuel Dumping: It is a procedure used by aircraft in certain emergency situations before a return to the airport shortly after takeoff, or before landing short of its intended destination to lighten aircraft’s weight. Questions for Discussion 1. What is the Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS) or TCAS? How does it function? 2. An aircraft is coming for emergency landing due to ‘Landing Gears’ not extending? What actions are required to be taken by the pilot and different ground agencies? 3. In case the aircraft is met with a bomb threat or an unlawful interference (Threat of Hijacking), what action is required to be taken by the ATC Unit? 4. Describe the functioning of GPWS equipment. Further Readings Books AAI Air Traffic Services Manual AAI Airport Operations Manual (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 3: Crew Alerting Management Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Indian Aircraft Manual FAA Advisory circulars on various Cockpit Warning Instruments. Price, Jeffrey and Forrest, Jeffrey, Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats , Butterworth- Heinemann, 2010 Voegele, Airport and Aviation Security , Nova, 2010 Web Readings system +System crew-fleet-CrewAlert.jsp (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Aviation Safety & Security Management (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 4: Transportation of Hazardous Material Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Transportation of Hazardous Material Objectives After completion of this unit, the students will be aware of the following topics: Hazardous Materials Carried by Aircraft: Consequences Requirements for Carriage of Hazardous Material by Air Introduction "Dangerous goods" or "Hazardous Material" means articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment and which are listed as such in the Technical Instructions or which are classified according to the Technical Instructions. The above mentioned Technical Instructions known as "Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air" are in the form of an ICAO document (ICAO Doc 9284) issued by ICAO and is available for sale at ICAO and at their authorised dealers. Hazardous Materials Carried by Aircraft: Consequences A number of aircraft accidents and many cases of explosions are caused as a result of carriage of certain dangerous or prohibited articles inside the aircraft which are referred as ‘Hazardous cargo by International Civil Aviation Organisation’. Often
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