Accession Number : ADA139807

Title :   System Safety and the Coast Guard Lighter-Than-Air System Project.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,


Personal Author(s) : Danaher,P J

PDF Url : ADA139807

Report Date : Dec 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 85

Abstract : The Coast Guard is evaluating the potential of Lighter-Than-air (LTA) vehicles for possible future Coast Guard utilization. Progress of the project is explored. Safety science is an emerging field particularly of value in the historically hazardous realm of aviation. The System Safety Concept as applicable to major project development is examined. One of the fundamental tasks of system safety management is to identify possible hazards early in the conceptual phase of product development. If the concept is not without historical precedence, part of ths task is accomplished by examining historical safety records to identify potential hazards. To this end, records of Navy LTA mishaps are examined and comparisons are made to Coast Guard aircraft mishap records. (Author)

Descriptors :   *System safety, *Airships, *Aviation safety, *Aviation accidents, Statistical analysis, Naval aviation, Statistical data, History, Hazards, Errors, Pilots, Ground support, Collisions, Coast Guard aircraft, Comparison, Theses

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE