Essays and Research Papers on Air & Aviation

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This 12 page paper discusses what administrative management is, and how it can be used to manage a major air carrier; in this case, Southwest Airlines. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 10 page paper looks at how a plan to deal with a airplane cashing on landing could be developed with a scenario exercise to assess the effectiveness of the plans. The paper talks through the planning process with a timeline for the exercise and then considers how feedback can be given. The bibliography cites ...

This 8 page paper explores some of the issues surrounding aviation in Bolivia. Bibliography lists 6 sources

This 19 page paper consider the use of derivatives such as futures and option used as hedging to reduce exposure to risk in the airline industry. The paper considers the way they are used and undertakes primary research to ascertain if there is any link between the use of derivatives, the level of profit, the ...

There are many pressures for constant change and implementation of new safety procedures in the airline industry. This 8 page paper looks at some of the barriers, including barriers at national level and the ICAO and the internal organizational barriers to change. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

This 13-page paper examines crew resource management and implementation of threat and error management into training. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Tramp and liner shipping are different segments of the shipping industry with both similar and different management concerns, This 8 page paper compares the different management and operational issues of the these two segments of the shipping industry. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

This 8 page paper examines the Irish low-cost air carrier Ryanair, utilizing the framework of a Porters Five Forces Analysis. The competitive environment, such as new entrants, power of buyers and suppliers and influence of substitute all discussed individually. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

This 14 page research paper looks at the requirements to become a certified pilot and how those requirements have changed over the past forty years since the introduction of the Federal Aviation Act in 1958. Bibliography lists ten sources.

In five pages this paper examines the participation and contributions of women in aviation from an historical perspective and includes the effects of war on women’s roles, individual female aviation pioneers, public perceptions, and social impacts. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

An 8 page paper discussing how this company consistently retains its competitive edge. The company instituted computer-aided production techniques long before it was commonplace, saving 20 percent of the former production costs of their aircraft. The world commercial aircraft market is expected to experience high growth rates into the next century, and LMTAS is ...

Hydrodynamic Hull Testing : This 10 page paper provides an overview of the development of hydrodynamic hull testing and its application for commercial purposes. This paper considers the history and background of hull development and testing and the introduction of technology, including computer simulation models, that provide support for the development of ship and ...

Airport Security

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper which discusses airport security over the past few decades. The paper presents a brief history of airport security prior to the devastating events of September 11, 2001, and then discusses possible improvements and the future of airport security. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper based on a case study provided by the student. The essay discusses the competitive strategies of each company relative to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and Airbus' A-380 superplane. The essay discuses the interdependence in these projects and the competition between the two companies for customers and finally, the writer discusses the wisdom ...

This 7 page paper looks at the problem of communication between pilots and air traffic controllers. Much attention is paid to the verbiage used in discussions between pilots and controllers. Examples of mishaps are included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Free Flight

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the free flight concept, a system of communication, navigation and surveillance modernization proposed to give pilots more control over their flight plans. Specificities are included to show how such a plan is possible and how safety concerns have been addressed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 4 page paper considers an article by Bruce D. Nordwall, regarding the use of Internet Protocol (IP) and public key infrastructure (PKI) for the security and looks at if this is the best way for communication and wireless networks on commercial aircraft to develop. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

The Air Data Computer

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper looks at the role and operation of the air data computer. The paper outlines its different functions and the way in which it provides information to the flight crew. The paper includes one illustration The bibliography cites 5 sources.

This 17 page paper considers the impact that computer aided design has had on safety in the aviation industry with specific attention paid to human error factors. The paper establishes the level of the problem of human error in aircraft accidents and then looks at ways it is helping to minimize human error, with the ...

21 pages. The purpose of this paper is to consider the role of computer simulation models as a tool in the aviation industry. The paper considers the development and formation of simulation programs from their origins at MIT in the 1960's as well as their application to commercial airlines. Topics include how ...

This 19 page paper considers the change that have occured in the aviation industry through the introduction of artificial intelligence. This paper considers the nature of the human/computer interface. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at how British Airways (BA) has made use of IT. The paper examines the past and how it has become a part of the culture and the benefits it has brought. Specific uses are also examined to demonstrate the current status of IT within BA and how it may develop ...

This 5 page paper considers the change that have occured in the aviation industry as a result of the implementation of new technology. In particular, this paper relates the process of globalization and outlines the connection between global development and technological advancements. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

In three pages this paper contrasts and compares the technology commercial aviation is applying to improve security and protection. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

Airline Carriers

  • 5 page paper

The role adopted in writing this 5 page example report is of a purser of a major airline. The rationale for such a choice is that, in this position, the report can be written from a hands on perspective. Thus, the executive receiving the materials will be well informed because the knowledge would come from ...

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