03 Air Transportation and Safety
Includes passenger and cargo air transport operations; airport ground operations; flight safety and hazards; and aircraft accidents. Systems and hardware specific to ground operations of aircraft and to airport construction are covered in 09 Research and Support Facilities (Air). Air traffic control is covered in 04 Aircraft Communications and Navigation. For related information see also 16 Space Transportation and Safety; and 85 Technology Utilization and Surface Transportation.
Air Transportation – The conveyance of cargo and passengers by means of airplanes, helicopters, and other airborne vehicles. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Aircraft Safety – Techniques used to prevent aircraft failures or accidents; the degree to which an aircraft is free of the risk of malfunction or accidents. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Exhaustive Interest : All information dealing with air transportation, flight safety, aircraft accidents, and aircraft operating problems.
Selective Interest : Land transportation information that deals with transportation and safety to, from, and at airports.
Input Subjects of Specific Interest