Aeronautical decision-making, or ADM, is the systematic approach to identify hazards, assess the risk, and determine the best course of action in an aviation environment.
Situational awareness is the accurate perception and understanding of the major risk elements that affect safety before, during, and after the flight.
Risk management is a formalized method to address risk in order to lower the dangers of flight. The first step in risk management is to
The 3P model is a systematic approach to decision making within the risk management process.
The 5P model is an alternative model for decision making. The 5P model addresses the following components: Plan, Plane, Pilot, Passengers, and Programming.
The DECIDE model is a six-step method for pilots to make decisions in a logical manner.
The IMSAFE is an acronym is used to evaluate a pilot’s fitness for flight.
There are five common attitudes that negatively impact the safety of flight, these are anti-authority, impulsivity, macho and resignation.
The reporting of aircraft accidents and incidents is governed by NTSB Part 830, or the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Part 830 Notification and Reporting of Aircraft Accidents or Incidents and Overdue Aircraft, and Preservation of Aircraft Wreckage, Mail, Cargo, and Records.
The Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) is a system where pilots and other aviation personnel voluntarily report a situation in which aviation safety may have been compromised.