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Air Safety (Inside the FAA)


David L. Amsden



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Air Safety (Inside the FAA)

Copyright © 2013 by David L Amsden

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Cover Photos are of the actual Allegro Airlines DC-9-14 aircraft after crash landing at Tampico, Mexico as described in Chapter 14.

Table of Contents




Chapter 1 _ Background and Experience

Chapter 2 _ Thoughts to Ponder

Chapter 3 _ Bird Strike

Chapter 4 _ Near Gear-Up Landing

Chapter 5 _ Double Engine Flameout

Chapter 6 _ Near Mid Air Collision

Chapter 7 _ An Encounter with the FAA

Chapter 8 _ The FAA Mission

Chapter 9 _ An Inspector at Last

Chapter 10 _ How to Treat Inspectors

Chapter 11 _ Midair Collision

Chapter 12 _ Thunderstorm Penetration

Chapter 13 _ Airport Not in Sight

Chapter 14 _ Allegro Airlines Accident

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