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C. O. Miller papers, 1917-2004

MS-001


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Miller, C. O.
Title: C. O. Miller papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1917-2004,
Inclusive Dates: bulk 1960-1995
Quantity: 67.26 linear feet
Abstract:C. O. (Charles Otto) Miller was a teacher, consultant, and engineer who worked in aviation system safety. He was Director of the NTSB Bureau of Aviation Safety (1968-1974), a member of the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame, and a founding member of the Embry-Riddle CASE Advisory Council. The Miller Papers contain biographical material; Miller's publications and presentations; teaching files; files on various organizations (including Miller's correspondence with the organizations); and his "accident prevention files"--a large set of subject files on aerospace safety and operations.
Identification: MS-001
Language: Material primarily in English with some material in other languages, including Russian, Greek, French, Spanish, and German.
Repository: Aviation Safety and Security Archives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, Arizona 86301-3720
Phone: 928-777-3949
E-mail: prasasa@erau.edu

Biographical Note

Charles Otto "Chuck" Miller was a pioneer in developing the discipline of System Safety. Starting around 1950, he published and/or presented over 125 papers covering Human Factors Analysis, Aircraft Accident Investigation, Air Safety Management (both civil and military), Aircraft Design Safety, and Safety Engineering.

Miller (usually signed "C. O.") was born the youngest of six boys on 7 August 1924 to Mildred A. Bloomberg and Richard C. Miller (who had been born in Germany). His secondary education—at Glenville High School, in his birthplace of Cleveland, Ohio—was completed in three years, ending in January 1942, after which he served in World War II, first in the Navy (1942-1944), and then as a Marine Corps flight instructor and "Nightfighter" pilot (1944-1946). Miller enrolled in MIT in 1946, receiving his BS Degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1949.

His first regular employment after college was as a test design engineer for Douglas Aircraft (1949-1950), when he worked at what is now Edwards Air Force Base in California, where he met both his wife, Ilene Falls of May, Idaho, whom he married in 1950; and Col. Dr. John Paul Stapp, who became a friend and reference, and whose letters and papers appear in this collection. Then Miller signed on with the Chance Vought Corporation (now Vought Aircraft Industries) as Staff Experimental Test Pilot (1950-1953), moving up to Staff Engineer, Cockpit Design and Flight Safety (1953-1959), and then Chief of Vought’s Operational Factors and Reliability Section in 1959. While at Vought, he worked on the Regulus I Guided Missile Program and the D558-II supersonic research vehicle.

Miller was a qualified commercial pilot, and he continued to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve until 1963. From 1962 to 1963, Miller was employed by Flight Safety Foundation, Inc. in New York. He followed up his BS with a Master’s in Aerospace Operations Management from the University of Southern California (1964-1967), where he spent five years (1963-1968) at the Institute of Aerospace Safety and Management, starting as Lecturer and progressing to Director of Research. As Director of the Bureau of Aviation Safety of the National Transportation Safety Board (16 August 1968-September 1974), he conducted airline accident investigations worldwide, including traveling to France, Italy, Spain, and Morocco for this purpose. In October of 1971, Miller was presented with the Flight Safety Foundation Distinguished Service Award.

After resigning from the NTSB for reasons of health, Miller started his own consulting business, System Safety, Inc., in Fairfax, Virginia. He returned to school in 1977 to study law at the Potomac School of Law in Washington, D.C., receiving his JD in 1980, while he was still a Registered Professional Engineer (Safety) in California. In August of 1988 Miller moved his consulting business to Sedona, Arizona, where he operated it until its sale in 1993, the same year he was inducted into the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame. (See box 5/folder 6 "SSS (System Safety Society)" for a news release about Miller's sale of System Safety, Inc., to Embry-Riddle Professor William Waldock.) In 1995 Miller received the Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award from the Flight Safety Foundation. Miller was the first chairman of the Center for Aerospace Education Advisory Council at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Before his death, Miller and his wife moved to Wooster, Ohio, and it was near Wooster, at a hospital in Massillon, that he died on 20 October 2003 at the age of 79, survived by his wife, Ilene Falls Miller, five children, and 13 grandchildren.


Scope and Content

Charles O. Miller was a teacher, consultant, and engineer who collected documents both for professional and business reasons and for use as reference materials in his courses and consulting business. Therefore, there are two distinct parts to Miller’s papers: his professional files, including credentials, publications, drafts of papers and presentations, class notes and handouts, as well as information about organizations with which he corresponded; and Miller’s collection of materials relating to system (mainly aviation) safety and related topics, consisting mostly of the work of others. Both groups of papers contain correspondence, with faxes and email. However, the latter group includes large numbers of periodical articles, legal papers, conference brochures, programs, notes, and unpublished technical papers. Miller’s professional files are preserved in Series 1-3. The reference materials are preserved in Series 4 according to Miller’s system of document organization, as expounded in his "Guide to and Lessons Learned from My Accident Prevention Files" (Series 4, Subseries 1). Series 5 represents documents and photographs removed from the files in the first four series for reasons of preservation.


Arrangement

The collection is arranged in five series which are further arranged into subseries.
Series 1, Professional Information and Organization Files
Subseries 1, Miscellaneous Papers
Subseries 2, Organizations
Series 2, Publications and Supporting Papers
Subseries 1, Publications and Presentations
Subseries 2, Probable Cause
Series 3, Classroom Materials
Subseries 1, "Advanced Safety Program Management" combined with "System Safety"
Subseries 2, Airline Pilots Association Accident Investigation Seminar, August 2-6, 1977
Subseries 3, Aviation Law ("ASO/FSO Courses")
Subseries 4, Basic Aerodynamics
Subseries 5, Flight Safety Foundation Accident Investigation Training Seminar
Subseries 6, Flight Safety Foundation Safety Program Management Training Seminar
Subseries 7, Safety Officers' Courses
Subseries 8, Institute of Aviation Safety Course
Subseries 9, Miscellaneous Teaching Outlines
Subseries 10, Miscellaneous Extra Transparencies
Subseries 11, Physiological Systems Study for Biomedical and Life Science Engineers
Subseries 12, Safety Management Teaching Notebook SF 200
Subseries 13, Safety Program Management courses
Subseries 14, SF 200 Transparencies
Subseries 15, System Safety Indoctrination Seminars
Subseries 16, Technical Aspects of Flight Vehicle Safety
Subseries 17, Torts
Series 4, Informational Materials
Subseries 1, Miller System Guides
Subseries 2, 1.0 Accident Prevention
Subseries 3, 2.0 Systems
Subseries 4, 3.0 Safety Management
Subseries 5, 4.0 Aerospace Operations
Subseries 6, 5.0 Design Safety
Subseries 7, 6.0 Design Support Functions
Subseries 8, 7.0 Reference Information
Series 5, Materials Removed from Other Series
Subseries 1, Binders Removed from Other Series
Subseries 2, Unstable Media Removed from Other Series
Subseries 3, Legal Size Papers Removed from Other Series
Subseries 4, Photographs Removed from Other Series
Subseries 5, Oversize Materials Removed from Other Series
Original order was preserved wherever possible. Miller’s professional files were not received in any particular order except within the certificates group, the informational materials group, and the organizations group, in which order was preserved. Documents in subject and organization files were restored to what was believed to be an original alphabetical order by group or topic, according to Miller’s own coded information-retrieval system. Where there were loose materials or discrepancies in topic names, these were resolved by archivist Arel Lucas with help from Denise Vickers, aviation research specialist.

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research with the exception of two files restricted for reasons of privacy and so noted on the file listing. Consult Archives staff for more information.


Controlled Access Terms

Corporate Name(s)
Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant (Pa.)

Subject(s)
Aerodynamics
Aeronautics
Aeronautics—Human factors
Aeronautics—Safety appliances
Aeronautics—Safety measures
Aeronautics—Societies, etc.
Air defenses
Air traffic control
Aircraft accidents—investigation
Airlines
Airports
Causation
Flight crews
Human engineering
Industrial safety
Nuclear reactors
Product safety
Products liability
Propulsion systems
Safety consultants
Safety education
Safety engineers
Safety factor in engineering
Safety regulations
Search and rescue operations
System safety
Systems engineering


Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

A portion of the Miller papers have been digitized and is available through the Archives' digital library.

Preferred Citation

[Item title or description]. C. O. Miller papers (MS-001). Aviation Safety and Security Archives, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona.

Acquisition Information

Received from Professor William Waldock in a number of installments beginning in 1996. Archives accession number 1996.001.

Processing Information

Processed by Arel Lucas in 2006.


Other Finding Aid

An expanded finding aid which includes notes about the contents of many of the files is available in the Archives.


Container List

Series 1. Professional Information and Organization Files, 1944-2003. 5.5 linear feet
Miller’s orientation to filing was completely subject oriented, and some of his correspondence and papers can be found in a series of files labeled alphabetically by organization and preserved here as he organized them. (Usually the organization is alphabetized by its acronym rather than by its name.) These folders include not only correspondence but also contracts, organizational constitutions and minutes, reports, periodicals, booklets, brochures, periodical articles, posters, and other materials relating to each organization. The most extensive groups are the files relating to the Federal Aviation Administration, to Miller’s own consulting group (System Safety, Inc.), and to Flight Safety Foundation, for which he was project director of AvCir, a division of that company. A smaller group of miscellaneous papers includes Miller’s credentials in the form of certificates and awards, his business card from Chance Vought, and a stenographic notebook apparently used for inventory purposes, as well as later correspondence.
Subseries 1. Miscellaneous Papers, 1944-2003. 0.1 linear foot
This subseries includes miscellaneous professional papers that don’t fit into either of Miller’s filing schemes (for organizations and safety information). Included are his certificates and awards; late, unfiled correspondence; a business card from Chance Vought, an obituary, and lists of Miller’s accomplishments and works, including his bibliography on flight safety.
Original order has been preserved in the certificates, which were found in a binder. Other records were not received in any perceptible order, and in these undated items are first, followed by dated items in chronological order.
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11 Certificates, 1944-1994
Original of Chance Vought "Cutlass" certificate is in the Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona.
12 Miscellaneous Papers, 1999-2003
These papers include a business card, late correspondence not filed, a stenographic notebook apparently used for inventory purposes, an obituary, and lists of Miller’s accomplishments and published and unpublished work.
13 Miscellaneous Files 1971-1980
This file was given its title before receipt and includes aviation accident statistics, a portion of a periodical article by Miller, and a copy of the Vol. 16, Summer 1980 issue of Hazard Prevention, the journal of the System Safety Society. This "Special Issue" consists entirely of Miller’s report "Safety Management Factors Germane to the Nuclear Reactor Accident at Three Mile Island, March 28, 1979," which was Section IV of Part 3 of Volume II of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s report on the accident.
Subseries 2. Organizations, 1945-2000. 5.4 linear feet
This subseries includes correspondence, publications, and other papers. These files were clearly in alphabetical order by the organization with which Miller was corresponding or of which he was a member. Also included are Miller’s conference brochures and notes, as well as details and publications from the organizations involved. A substantial portion of this subseries consists of Miller’s files on the Federal Aviation Administration, including their publications. A somewhat smaller group of folders consists of Miller’s files on his own consulting business (System Safety, Inc.), and an employer, Flight Safety Foundation.
Miller’s original order of alphabetical sequence, usually by organizational acronym, was preserved, along with the order within files.
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14 ACAP (Aviation Consumer Action Project), 1997-1999
15 AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), 1995-1998
16-8 ALPA (Air Line Pilots Association), 1974-1999
19 America West, 1991-1995
110 AFA (Association of Flight Attendants) 1978
111 AREF (Aviation Research and Education Foundation), 1985-1989
112 ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers), 1985-1986
113 British Airways, 1993-1996
114 CAA (UK) (Civil Aviation Authority) 1985
115 DOD (US Department of Defense), 1982-1998
116-17 DOT (US Department of Transportation), 1967-1988
118 Embry-Riddle, 1984-2000
119 Events Analysis, Inc., 1985
120-22 Executive Branch (US), 1971-1995
123-24 FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)—Folders 1-2), 1973-1992
125 FAA Certification of Light Aircraft (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 3), 1978
126 FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)—Folder 4), 1980-1985
127 Federal Aviation Act of 1958, Revised March 1, 1977 (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 5), 1958-1977
128-19 Air Safety: Selected Review of FAA Performance (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folders 6-7), 1974-1975
130-31 FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)—Folders 8-9), 1970-1998
132 FAA Gain Project (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 10), 1995-1998
133 Excerpts from letter to FAA Administrator Garvey from C. O. Miller (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 11), 1997
134 DCA (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 12), 1978-1981
135 COM’s Letters/Comments Re FAA (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 13), 1967-1988
136-37 FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)—Folders 14-15), 1970-1998
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21 Report to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 16), 1975
22-3 Federal Aviation Administration—Folders 17-18), 1980-1999
24-6 FAA Gen (part of FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folders 19-21), 1958-1987
27-12 FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)—Folders 22-27), 1966-1996
213 Advisory Circular Checklist and status of other FAA Publications … (FAA [Federal Aviation Administration]—Folder 28), 1967-1997
214 FEI (Federal Executive Institute), 1971-1975
215 FOIA (Freedom of Information Act, US), 1999
216-23 FSF (Flight Safety Foundation), 1945-2001
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31 Geological Survey (US Department of Interior), undated
32 Hazard Information Foundation, Inc., 1998-2000
33 HFS (Human Factors and Ergonomics Society), 1978-1999
34 ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), 1969-1999
35-6 INPO (Institute of Nuclear Power Operations), 1983-1998
37 ISA (International Safety Academy), 1971-1973
38 ISASI (The International Society of Air Safety Investigators)—Folder 1), 1999-2000
39 ISASI Peer Review Group (ISASI [The International Society of Air Safety Investigators]—Folder 2), 1999
310 ISASI (The International Society of Air Safety Investigators)—Folder 3), 1996-1999
311 ISASI Positions—Arguments (ISASI [The International Society of Air Safety Investigators]—Folder 4), 1993-1999
312-14 ISASI Misc. (ISASI [The International Society of Air Safety Investigators]—Folders 5-7), 1964-1998
315 Current Code of Ethics & Conduct and "Enforcement Procedure" (ISASI [The International Society of Air Safety Investigators]—Folder 8), 1983-1985
316 Misc. COM’s Writings Re ISASI (letters, notes, etc.) (ISASI [The International Society of Air Safety Investigators]—Folder 9), 1992-1994
317 ISASI (The International Society of Air Safety Investigators)—Folder 10), 1992-1994
318-19 ISASI AZ Chapter (ISASI [The International Society of Air Safety Investigators]—Folders 11-12), 1993-2001
320 ITSA (The International Transportation Safety Association), 1994-1997
321 JSSSF (Joint Services Systems Safety Panel), 1992-1994
322 Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, 1980-1998
323 Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame (Miscellaneous Organizations--Folder 1), 1991-2001
324-25 Marine Corps Aviation Association/Marine Night Fighter Association (Miscellaneous Organizations--Folders 2-3), 1994-1999
326 Andrew Weir Productions (Miscellaneous Organizations--Folder 4), 1996
327 Wings of Light (Miscellaneous Organizations--Folder 5), 1996-1998
328 Miscellaneous Organizations--Folder 6, 1992-1999
329 Organization Indexes (Miscellaneous Organizations--Folder 7), 1983
330 Miscellaneous Organizations—Folder 8, 1989-1999
331 National Academy of Forensic Engineers (Miscellaneous Organizations—Folder 9), 1992
332 The MITRE Corporation, 1976-1989
333 NADA/F (National Air Disaster Alliance/Foundation), 1996-2001
334 NAC (National Aviation Club), 1993-1998
335 NAS (National Avionics Society), 1990-1993
336 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)—Folder 1, 1966-1987
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41-3 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)—Folders 2-4, 1977-2001
44 Navy (US Department of the Navy), 1975-2000
45 NBAA (National Business Aircraft Association), 1967-1996
46 NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), 1981
47-8 NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission), 1980-1990
49-10 NSMS (National Safety Management Society), 1984-2000
411 NTIS (National Technical Information Service), 1990-1992
412 NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board), 1969-2001
413 NTSB Forms and Comments (NTSB [National Transportation Safety Board]--Folder 2), 1980-1982
414 OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act), 1971-1994
415 The Ostriches Anonymous Association, 1991-1998
416 Regional Airlines Association, 1987
The file contains only a letter from Richard L. Collie, Technical Director of the RAA to Miller, re video "Risky Business."
417 SAC (Society of Aerospace Communications), 1996-1997
418 SAE (Society of Automobile Engineers), circa 1986
Scope and Content: This file consists of a single item, the booklet "SAE in Aerospace: Reliability and Progress in the Air."
419 SAFE Association, 1974-1993
420 Safety and Health Hall of Fame, 1988-1997
421 SETP (The Society of Experimental Test Pilots), 1962-1990
421 Society of Senior Aerospace Executives, 1986-2000
422 Corporate Documents (SSI [System Safety, Inc]—Folder 1), 1974-1999
424 AZ Incorporation (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 2), 1986-1992
425 Incorporation in Delaware (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 3), 1974-1992
426 Delaware Registration/Tax (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 4), 1981-1990
427 Misc ID Numbers Etc (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 5), 1975-1989
428 Annual Meetings (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 6), 1974-1993
429 Virginia & Fairfax Co SSI Operations (SSI {System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 7), 1977-1989
430 Trademark (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 8), 1977-1993
431 Consulting Contracts (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 9), 1963-1974
432 Consulting Contracts: Pres Task Force Contract (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 10), 1972-1981
433 Consulting Contracts: NRC Contract (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 11), 1978-1979
434 Consulting Contracts (SSI [System Safety, Inc.]—Folder 12), 1983-1990
435 Security Clearance: Prior Security Clearance, SSI etc. (SSI [System Safety, Inc.—Folder 13), 1965-1975
This file is restricted for reasons of privacy of the family.
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51 Security Clearance: Correspondence—IN: (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 14), 1983-1987
52 Security Clearance: Correspondence—OUT (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 15), 1983
53 Security Clearance: Inspections (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 16), 1976-1985
54 Security Clearance: Forms/Instructions (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 17), 1983
55 Security Clearance: Gov’t Entity (CAGE) Code (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 18), 1983
56 Security Clearance: Miscellaneous (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 19), undated
57 Security Clearance: Personnel: C. O. Miller (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 20), 1982-1983
58 Security Clearance: Personnel: Ilene F. Miller (SSI [System Safety, Inc.—Folder 21), 1983
This file is restricted for reasons of privacy of the family.
59 Security Clearance: SPP—Current (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 22), 1983
510 Security Clearance: DOD 5320./22-M Security Manual (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 23), 1982-1985
511 Security Clearance: Personnel—Cheryl M. Davis (SSI--System Safety, Inc.—Folder 24)
This file is restricted for reasons of privacy of the family.
512-17 SSS (System Safety Society), 1963-2001
518-22 University of Southern California (USC), 1963-1999
523 USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), 1969-1974
524 WJC (The Washington Journalism Center), 1985
Series 2. Publications and Supporting Papers, 1928-2000. 2.5 linear feet
Series 2 consists of Miller’s publications as listed in a numbered publication list in Box 6, File 59, of drafts and reference materials used in writing, as well as correspondence and articles concerning the concept and implementation (including committee materials) of the legal concept of "Probable Cause." Miller served on a committee concerning this issue, and he wrote two papers on the subject.
Subseries 1. Publications and Presentations, 1954-1999. 1.5 linear feet
Series 2, Subseries 1 consists of copies of Miller’s published and unpublished papers as listed in a numbered publications list. (See publication lists in Box 6, File 59 at the end of this subseries.) Some papers on Miller’s list are not in this subseries: numbers 17, 24, 27, 43, 65, 81, 92, 95, 102, 106, 111, 112, 114-117, 120, 122-125, 127, and 134. Occasional memoranda are included in the files, along with extra or revised copies. Six of the 114 papers represented here were co-authored, five of these by other officials at the National Transportation Safety Board during Miller’s employment there.
Each file represents a different paper, in date order starting with the oldest, and in order by publication number.
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525 Applying Lessons Learned from Accident Investigations to Design Through a Systems Safety Concept, 1954
This was a paper presented in November to a Flight Safety Foundation Seminar held in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Paper #1.
526 Design Systems Safety in Operations, November 1955
This was a paper presented in November to a Flight Safety Foundation Seminar in Taxco, Mexico. Paper #2.
527 Evaluation of Transverse Acceleration (Rear to Front) Utilizing Conventional and Special Restraint Gear, February 1957
This was Chance Vought Aircraft Report No. 10816, and Paper #3 on the publications list utilized for this project.
528 The Role of Malfunction Reporting in Flight Safety, 1957
This was a paper presented in March to the Air Force-Aircraft Industry Conference on Air Force-Contractor Piloted Aircraft Reliability Programs in Santa Barbara, California. Paper #4.
529 An Airframe Contractor’s Approach to Optimum Flight Safety, 1957
This was presented to an April National Aerospace Development Center symposium in Johnsville, Pennsylvania. Paper #5.
530 Stresses Affecting the Pilot During Post Stall Maneuvers of High Performance Aircraft, 1957-1958
This paper was presented the May meeting of the Aero Medical Association in Denver, Colorado, and subsequently published in the Journal of Aerospace Medicine in March 1958. Paper #6.
531 The Role of Flight Safety Engineering in Aircraft Reliability and Effectiveness, August 1957
Presented at the August meeting of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences in San Diego, California. Paper #7.
532 Analysis of Ejections from Jet Fighter Aircraft, 1 October 1957
This was Chance Vought Aircraft Report No. 11184. Paper #8.
533 Application of Human Factors in High Performance Aircraft Design, 1958
This paper was given in September at the Third International Congress of Aviation Medicine in Louvain, Belgium. Paper #9.
534 Flight Safety and Manned Missiles, 1959
Presented in September at the 42nd Air Force Industry Conference in Los Angeles, California. Paper #10.
535 Space Age Feedback to General Aviation Safety, 1959
Presented in October at the 12th Annual International Flight Safety Foundation Seminar in Nice, France. Paper #11.
536 "There she goes!" July 1960
Published in Approach, pp. 4-7. Paper #12.
537 The Omni-Sonic Flight Capsule—A Practical Reality, 1960
Presented at the SETP Annual Meeting in October. Paper #13.
538 Emergency Information Criteria Revealed in F8U Major Accidents to 1 July 1961, 1961
Presented at the 12th Emergency Egress Committee Meeting in August. Paper #14.
539 Design Safety Considerations for a Tilt Wing VTOL Transport, 1961
Presented in November at the 14th Annual International Air Safety Seminar in Naples, Italy. Paper #15.
540 Legal Ramifications of Aircraft Accident/Malfunction Data, 1962
Paper presented in the April IAS National Aerospace Systems Reliability Symposium in Salt Lake City, Utah. Paper #16.
541 The Engineer, lawyer, and Flight Safety, 1963
This paper was presented at the April SAE-ASNE National Aero Nautical Meeting in Washington, DC. Paper #18.
542 Economics of Safety in Civil Aviation (Planning Study), December 1963
This paper was co-authored with J. Lederer and C. F. Schmidt, as Technical Report ADS-7 for the Federal Aviation Agency in Washington, DC. Paper #19.
543 Aviation Law—Air Safety, 1964
This was published in the USC Aerospace Safety Review, Fall issue. Paper #20.
544 The Safety Information Challenge, 1964
Presented to the 17th Annual Flight Safety Foundation International Air Safety Seminar in October, New York, New York. Paper #21.
545 Reaction Time and the Fear Stressor in Aviation Safety, January 1965
There is no publication information for this, Paper #22.
546 Safety During System Effectiveness Effort …A Management or Engineering Cost Item?, June 1965
There is no publication information for this, Paper #23.
547 Industry Safety Information Interchange System Part II: Current Safety Information Classification, Storage and Retrieval, 1965
Presented at University of Washington-Boeing Company June System Safety Symposium on June 8. Paper #25.
548 Observations Relative to Fault Tree Analysis, October 1965
No publication information is available for this paper, #26.
549 Safety Engineering and Manned Space Systems, May 1966
No publication information is available for paper #28.
550 Human Capabilities and Limitations, 1966
Title page information shows that this was completed in July while at the Institute of Aerospace Safety and Management, University of Southern California, but no publication information is given for paper #29.
551 Human Engineering in Equipment Design, 1966
This was an August course paper in UCAM 517 at the University of Southern California, paper #30.
552 The Role of System Safety in Aerospace Management, 1967
The title page of this paper shows only the date and "Institute of Aerospace Safety and Management, University of Southern California." Paper #31.
553 The Influence of Systems Engineering and Management on Aviation Products Liability, 1966
On the title page of this paper are "Aerospace Safety Division, University of Southern California," copyright information, and the dates of completion (12 January 1966) and revision (16 May 1966). Paper #32.
555 The Dynamics of Accident Prevention Information, 1967
Published in the June issue of Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal (pp. 273-277). There are two copies, one photocopy and one original periodical (tearsheets). Paper #34.
556 Safety Considerations and Human Reliability of the Experimental Test Pilot, 1966
Presented in November at the Human Factors Society Tenth Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California. Paper #35.
557 Safety and Semantics, 1996-1998
Published in University of Southern California Aerospace Safety Review (2 copies, one original and a 1998 "cleaned-up version"). Paper #36.
558 A Survey of Problems Attendant to the Introduction of High Strength Materials in Aerospace Design, 1967
There is no publication information for these two copies of Paper #37.
559 Expanded NASA Safety Program (A Preliminary Discussion), June 1967
Title page says only that this paper (#37a) was prepared by Miller as "Consultant-Aerospace Safety."
560 Considerations in the Formation of the NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, October 1967
Title page says only that this paper (#38) was prepared by Miller as "Consultant-Aerospace Safety."
561 Conceptual Approaches to Safety, October 1967
Title page says only that this paper (#39) was prepared by Miller as director of research, Institute of Aerospace Safety & Management, University of Southern California.
562 State of the Art in Air Safety, 1968
For presentation at the April Symposium on Air Safety at the School of Law, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Paper #40.
563 System Safety as a Function of Risk management, 1968
Presented at the May NASA System Safety Conference at the Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland. Paper #41.
564 about consulting, 1968
Published in Engineer/Scientist, May, pp. 7, 9 (two copies, one photocopy and one consisting of tearsheets. Paper #42.
565 Hazard Analysis and Identification in System Safety Engineering, 1968
Published in 1968 Annals of the Assurance Sciences, New York, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), Paper #44.
566 Remarks at the FSF Awards Luncheon, 1968
These remarks were made October 9, 1968 as director of the Bureau of Aviation Safety, National Transportation Safety Board at the Flight Safety Foundation Awards Luncheon in Anaheim, California. Paper #45.
567 Keynote Remarks at the Tenth Annual West Coast Reliability Symposium, 1969
This is an outline of his February 21 talk. Paper #46.
568 Test and Verification Phase of System Safety Analysis, 1969
Remarks at the USAF-Industry System Safety Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, in February, paper #47.
569 Basic Dimensions of the Safety Education Task, 1969
This is an abstract and outline of a speech presented at the USAF/Industry System Safety Conference in February, paper #48.
570 Development and Description of System Safety, 1969
This is the text of a speech, with what is apparently a transcript of a question-and-answer session. There are page numbers (pp. 43-65), but the copy is undated, with no publication or presentation information included. This is paper #49, positioned on the publication list between two papers given in 1969, so the assumption is it was given in the same year.
571 Some Comparative Thoughts Concerning International Civil Aircraft Accident Inquiry Methodologies, 1969
For presentation at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, in August. Paper #50.
572 Systems Approach to Accident Investigation, 1969
For presentation at the Flight Safety Foundation Annual Seminar, Montreux, Switzerland, in October. Paper #51.
573 Accident Cause Factors and Beyond, 1970
Described on the title page as the "edited transcript of remarks at the Ninth Joint Services Aviation Safety Conference, Ft. Rucker, Alabama, March 1970." Paper #52.
574 Procedures and Conduct During On-Site Investigation of Aviation Accidents, 1970
This paper was co-authored with W. L. Halnon and presented at the Southern Methodist University Symposium on Air Accident Investigation and Litigation, Dallas, Texas, in March. Paper #53.
575 Why "System Safety?" 1971
Published in Technology Review, February issue, pp. 29-33. Paper #54.
576 U. S. General Aviation Safety Record, 1971
Written with co-authors Paul Alexander and Starke Jett for presentation at the Society of Automotive Engineers National Business Aircraft Meeting and Engineering Display, Wichita, Kansas, in March. Paper #55.
577 Requirements for System Safety Programs as Delineated by MIL-STD-882, 1971
For presentation at the NASA System Safety Conference, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, in May. Paper #56.
578 The Bureau of Aviation Safety Views Human Factors in Aviation Accident Investigation, 1971
Described on the title page as "(Edited Remarks Presented at the Second Annual Seminar Conducted by the Society of Air Safety Investigators), Los Angeles, California, October 26. Paper #57.
579 Aviation Accident Losses in Perspective, 1972
Described on title page "as presented at the Allied Pilots Association Accident Investigation Seminar Banquet, Arlington, Texas, February 17 1972." Paper #58.
580 Aviation Product Liability from the Air Safety Investigation Point of View, 1972
Described on the title page "As presented at the Sixteenth Annual Human Factors Society Convention, Los Angeles, CA October 17, 1972." Paper #59.
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61 Safety Problems in Air Transportation, 1972
Presented at the Transportation Safety Education and Training Workshop, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, November 1972. Paper #60.
62 A Current Look at Annex 13, 1973
Co-authored by W. L. Halnon and presented at International Aircraft Accidents Investigation Symposium, London, England, in January 1973. Paper #61.
63 Analysis of Lightplane Accident Records, 1973
This paper was co-authored with Gene L. Sundeen and presented at the FAA-Princeton Lightplane Safety Conference in Princeton, New Jersey, October 1973. Paper #62.
64 Use of ARTS-III in Aircraft Accident Investigation, 1973
This paper was co-authored with W. G. Laynor and presented at the Air Traffic Control Association Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida, in October 1973. Paper #63.
65 Legal and Litigation Barriers to the Communication of Human Factors Safety Information, 1974
Presented at the Flight Safety Foundation International Seminar, Williamsburg, Virginia, in November 1974. Paper #64.
66 Aviation Safety: Progress or Progression?, 1975
Presented at the Second International System Safety Conference in San Diego, California in July 1975. Paper #66.
67 Flight Management in a Non-Challenging Task Environment, 1975
Presented at the Flight Safety Foundation Seminar, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in November 1975. Paper #67.
68 Pilot Error by "Design," 1976
Published in Air Line Pilot, October 1976, pp. 15-18 (two copies, one of tearsheets from Air Line Pilot and one reprint from the same(?) article in Journal of Air Law and Commerce (Vol. 42, No. 1, 1976). Paper #68.
69 Requirements and Practices in Safety Education and Training for Aviation, 1976
Presented at the University of Southern California Transportation Safety Seminar, Los Angeles, California, in May 1976. Paper #69.
610 Analysis of Current Safety Aspects of Proposed Operations at the PanAm Building Heliport by New York Airways, September 1976
Description on title page only says that this paper was written for the Flight Safety Foundation, Inc. Paper #70.
611 The Public’s Total Stake in Aviation Accident Investigation September 1976
Presented at the 7th International Seminar of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators. Paper #71.
612 Human Factors Accident Investigation and the Question of Pilot Decision-Making, 1977
Presented at the Air Line Pilots Association Symposium on Human Factors, Washington, DC, in February 1977. Paper #72.
613 Organization for Safety in a Medium-Size Jet Airline, 1977
Presented at the 5th Flight Safety Seminar of Orient Airlines Association, Hong Kong, May 1977. Paper #73.
614 Crashworthiness and Products Liability, October 1977
Presented at the Aviation Products Liability Workshop, Washington, DC. Paper #74.
615 The Role of the Independent Expert in Aviation Cases (Consultant Expert vs Expert Witness et al), 1977
Published in Legal Eagles News, December 1977, pp. 4-7. Paper #75.
616 Behind the Facts, 1978
Presented at the 23rd Annual Corporate Aviation Seminar, Arlington, Virginia in April 1978. Paper #76.
617 Civil Aviation Accident Investigation: An Interface Between Aviation Law and Air Safety, 1978
Presented at the Aviation Law and Litigation Seminar, Orlando, Florida, November 1978. Paper #77.
618 The Dynamics of General Aviation Accident Insurance in the Perspective of Contract Law, 1978-1979
Paper for Potomac School of Law, May 1978, reworked into "Aviation Accident Insurance in the Context of Contract Law" for March 1979 Trial, pp. 47-64. Paper #78.
619 The Application of Admiralty Law to Aircraft Accident Cases, 1978-1979
Paper for Potomac School of Law, December 1978, reworked into article of the same title for Legal Eagles News, April 1979, pp. 10-16. Paper #79.
620 Legal Actions Involving Flight Attendants (an outline), 1979
Presented at the Association of Flight Attendants Air Safety Seminar, Silver Spring, Maryland, August 1979. Paper #80.
621 Human Factors in Accident Investigation, 1979
Presented at the Dutch Air Line Pilots Association Meeting, The Hague, The Netherlands, September 1979. Paper #82.
622 Safety Management Factors Germane to the Nuclear Reactor Accident at Three Mile Island, March 28, 1979, 1980
In Hazard Prevention, Vol. 16, Special Issue, Summer 1980, pp. 1213-1245. Paper #83.
623 Comparative Analysis of Federal Legislative Mandates for Public Safety, 1981
Presented at the Fifth International System Safety Conference, Denver, Colorado, July 1981. Paper #84.
624 Civil Aircraft Accident/Incident Information and the Freedom of Information Act 1980
For the Potomac School of Law, May 1980 (no publication information. Paper #85.
625 Nuclear Energy and Supreme Court Issues, 1980
Paper for Supreme Court Seminar at Potomac School of Law, May 1980 (unpublished). Paper #86.
626 Statement of C. O. Miller Regarding the Safety Mission of the Federal Aviation Administration Before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, 1980
This statement was given before the U. S. House of Representatives, August 1980. Paper #87.
627 Safety Programs and the Public—1980, 1980
Presented at the 33rd Annual Flight Safety Foundation Annual Seminar, Christchurch, New Zealand, September 1980. Paper #88.
628 The Risk to Innocent Bystanders on the Ground from Aircraft Crashes: U. S. Civil Aviation, 1964-1978, December 1980
There is no publication information for this paper. Paper #89.
629 Coordination Between Parties in Civil Aircraft Accident Investigation: the Pathway to Improved Social Justice and Accident Prevention, 1981
Presented to the Fifteenth Annual Southern Methodist University Air Law Symposium, Dallas, Texas April 1981. Paper #90.
630 Aviation Crash Injury Prevention: perspective 1981, 1981
Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, San Francisco, California, July 1981. Paper #91.
631 Human Error and the Legal Process, 1981
Presented at the Ninth Annual Aviation Law Seminar, Union, Washington, September 1981. Paper #93.
632 Remarks Re Petition to NTSB, 1981
Presented at an ISASI Seminar, Washington, DC, October 1981. Paper #94.
633 Aviation Safety Research and Related Items, 1982
Presented at a Hearing of the House Science and Technology Subcommittees on Transportation, Aviation and Materials, and Investigations and Oversight, Washington, DC, March 1982. Paper #96.
634 Development of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators Code of Ethics and Conduct, 1982, 1982
Presented at an ISASI Seminar in Tel Aviv, Israel, October 1982. Paper #97.
635 Recent Trends in Human Factors Analysis in Aviation Accidents, 1982
Presented at the 6th Annual Aviation Law Seminar, Tampa, Florida, November 1982. Paper #98.
636 System Safety in Aircraft Acquisition, 1983
Co-authored by F. Ronald Frola and presented at the Logistics Management Institute, Washington, DC, November 1983. Paper #99.
637 A Comparison of Military and Civil Approaches to Aviation System Safety, 1983
Presented at the Air Line Pilots Association Symposium, Washington, DC, December 1983. Paper #100.
638 Safety Management: A New Cause of Legal Action?, 1984
Presented at the Professional Development Conference of the National Safety Management Society, Washington, DC April 1984 (edited for release in May), with publication in Safety Management Newsletter No. 2, July 1984. Paper #101.
639 System Safety Engineering: Perspective for the 80’s, 1984
Presented at the System Analysis Techniques Conference, Washington, DC, and Boston, Massachusetts, June 1984. Paper #103.
640 Human Performance and the Law, 1984
Presented at the Flight Safety Foundation’s 37th Annual International Air Safety Seminar, Zurich, Switzerland, November 1984. Paper #104.
641 U. S. Civil Aviation and System Safety, undated
There are no dates or publication information on this paper (#105). Given its position between 1984 and 1986, there is a three-year span of possible dates.
642 The Broader Lessen from "Challenger," 1987
Presented at the Silent Safety Programs meeting, Arlington, Virginia, September 1986, subsequently published in Hazard Prevention, January/February 1987, pp. 5-7, 32. Paper #107.
643 Safety Management, 1987
Described on the title page as "an outline of remarks presented at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) Advisory Council Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 19, 1987." Paper #108.
644 Remarks before the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Competitiveness Concerning H. R. 2238 (A Proposed Change to the FAA Act of 19958 Relating to General Aviation Accidents, 1987
Presented to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Washington, DC, July 9, 1987. File includes copy of H. R. 2238. Paper #109.
645 Discussant Observations Surveillance and Government Infrastructure (Air), 1987
Presented at the Transportation Deregulation and Safety Conference, Evanston, Illinois, June 1987. Paper #110.
646 Management Factor Investigation Following Civil Aviation Mishaps, 1988
Published in ISASI Forum September 1988 pp. 7-13 (two copies). Paper #113.
647 Down with "Probable Cause" …! 1991
Presented at the International Society of Air Safety Investigators Seminar, Canberra, Australia, November 7, 1991 (revised to November 15, 1991). Paper #118.
648 "Probable Cause": The Correct Legal Test in Civil Aircraft Accident Investigations? 1992
Presented at the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association Meeting, Tempe, AZ March 5, 1992 (revised to April 1992). Paper #119.
649 Analysis of Selected Accidents and Incidents At or Near the Sedona, AZ Airport (An Outline Report), 1993
The only information given on the title page is "Consultant—System Safety, Sedona, Arizona," and the date of May 18, 1993. Paper #121.
650 Accident Prevention Principles/Policies for Senior Aviation Managers, 1995
The only information given is from the title page: "Consultant—System Safety, Sedona, Arizona, September 23, 1995." Paper #126.
651 In Fairness to the FAA and ValuJet . . . and to the Public, 1996
Described on the title page as "an OpEd piece solicited by the New York Times May 13, 1996 and printed (edited) May 15, 1996." Paper #128.
652 Three Faces of Aviation Accident Prevention Management Investigation, 1997
Information is from title page: just title, author, "Sedona, Arizona," date February 15, 1997, and "prepublication draft." Paper #129.
653 Commentary on the Gore Commission Report As It Concerns Aviation Safety, 1997
This is another "prepublication draft," giving only "Consultant—System Safety, Sedona, Arizona," and the date of March 18, 1997. Paper #130.
654 Trapped by "Probable Cause," 1997-1998
There are two papers, one with this title as published in Air Line Pilot, January 1998, and the other with the title "TWA Flight 800: the NTSB, the FAA and the Public . . . Trapped by 'Probable Cause'" (October 1997). Paper #131.
655 The Evolution of MIL-STD-882—from the Notes of C. O. Miller, 1997
Published in Hazard Prevention, 4th quarter 1997, pp. 22-23. Paper #132.
656 Battles in the War to Prevent Aviation Accidents, 1998
Described on the title page as "prepared for publication in the Air & Space Lawyer, March 26, 1998. There are two copies, one with a handwritten note to "Bill" (probably William Waldock). Paper #133.
657 The Most Significant Human Error in the Aviation System, 1999
Described on the title page as "prepared for presentation at the Canadian Aviation Safety Seminar, Vancouver, B.C., May 11, 1999." Paper #135.
658 Resolving the Problem Action Failure, 1999
These are described on the title page as "Remarks as Chairman of the Panel, 'Implementing the Findings and Recommendations,' at the 1999 Conference of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators, Boston, MA August 26, 1999." Paper #136.
659 Publication Lists, 1987-2000
Subseries 2. Probable Cause, 1928-2000. 1 linear foot
These materials include drafts of Miller’s articles on the legal concept of "probable cause" in accident investigation, with reference materials, correspondence, and papers concerning committee work and other discussions of this topic. This work culminated in the articles "Down With 'Probable Cause'…!," 1991 (see Series 2, Subseries 1, File 47 of Box 6); "'Probable Cause': The Correct Legal Test in Civil Aircraft Accident Investigations?" (1992) in Box 6, File 48; and "Trapped by ‘Probable Cause’" (1997-1998), for which see Series 2, Subseries 1, File 54 of Box 6.
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660 Probable Cause—Folder 1, 1942-1998
These are materials associated with the causes of aircraft accidents, including presented papers, articles, and correspondence.
661 Misc "Probable Cause" Writings, 1991-1997
Included in this folder is correspondence about Miller's paper, "TWA 800…Trapped by 'Probable Cause,'" with articles on the subject of accident investigation, and a handwritten note by Miller.
662 Probable Cause—Folder 2, 1993-1998
This folder has materials relating the issue of "probable cause" in accident investigation, mostly articles, correspondence and a presentation, but with notes and a short statement by Miller.
663 Misc Probable Cause Committee, 1943-1993
Materials in this folder consist of correspondence and other documents relating to a "Probable Cause" committee of which Miller was a constituent. These include a fax of an NTSB document.
664 Cause Committee Memos (in sequence), 1987-1992
This folder includes mainly correspondence, some of which concerns his ISASI paper on "Probable Cause," and much of which consists of correspondence and meeting reports from the ICAO committee on probable cause. Correspondence includes faxes, and there are some handwritten notes by Miller.
665 Probable Cause References, 1975-1997
The materials in this folder were apparently at least partly reference for Miller's article on "Probable Cause." However, it also contains a published letter from Miller to the ISASI Forum (June 1982) and other correspondence to and from Miller.
666 Probable Cause Paper (ISASI) (Misc Folders—Folder 1), 1991
This is the first in a group of folders held in an accordion file and labeled with the title of this folder. The first item, National Transportation Safety Board News Digest (April 2, 1991, Washington, DC) that now occupies this first file, was not in a folder. The first folder, labeled "ISASI Paper Text & Ref/Biblio," was empty when pulled for arrangement.
667 Misc Notes for Paper (Misc Folders—Folder 2), 1988-1991
This is the second in a group of folders held in an accordion file and labeled "'Probable Cause' Paper (ISASI) (Misc Folders)." This folder contains mainly correspondence, including faxes, but there are some notes by Miller and comments by others.
668 Probable Cause Refs—NOT in Biblio or Refs (Misc Folders—Folder 3), 1966-1991
This is the third in a group of folders held in an accordion file and labeled "'Probable Cause' Paper (ISASI) (Misc Folders)." This folder contains mainly articles and papers, but there are some notes by Miller and some correspondence.
669 Probable Cause Paper (Misc Folders—Folder 4), 1978-1992
This is the fourth in a group of folders held in an accordion file and labeled "'Probable Cause' Paper (ISASI) (Misc Folders)." This folder contains mainly correspondence and articles, but includes Millers "Master Additional Bibliography" for his paper and some extra pages from it.
670 Refs/ISASI Paper--1, 1957-1991
Miller designated this as folder number one of his reference files. It includes mostly articles, papers, and a booklet, but also includes an earlier paper by Miller, "Systems Approach to Accident Investigation" (1969), while he was at the National Transportation Safety Board (labeled "#51").
671 References/ISASI Paper—2 (Alphabetical), 1942-1991
This folder contains mainly reports (mostly NTSB and UK Accidents Investigation Branch), with a periodical article, and a little correspondence.
672 Misc Biblio—Folder 1, 1940-1995
Miller's original accordion folder has been divided into standard folders, with the two books (Air Crash Investigation of General Aviation Aircraft by Glenn Ellis and Aviation Safety Programs: A management handbook by Richard H. Wood) between folders 1 and 2. This folder consists of a report, periodical articles, and a letter attaching a periodical article.
673 Air Crash Investigation of General Aviation Aircraft, 1984
This is the first of two books contained in this grouping. Publication information is that the author is Glenn Ellis, published by Capstan Publications, Inc., in Greybull, Wyoming.
674 Aviation safety programs: a management handbook, 1991
This is the second of two books contained in this grouping. The author, Richard H. Wood, signed the book with an expressed sentiment to "Chuck Miller." The book was published in Casper, Wyoming, by IAP, Inc. For reviews (including one by Miller) and discussion of this book, see 1.1.1 "Accident Investigation" in Series 4.
675 "Misc Biblio"—Folder 2, 1928-1998
This second folder in Miller's grouping "Misc Biblio[graphy]" for his article on probable cause consists mainly of periodical articles, with several papers, and three pieces of correspondence. The oldest date for this folder (and the entire series) is provided by a paper for the Seventeenth Annual Safety Congress (1928).
676 Misc Biblio—Folder 3, 1984-1991
This third folder in Miller's grouping "Misc Biblio[graphy]" for his article on probable cause consists of papers originally clamped together behind a letter from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. It includes materials from both this office and the Canadian Aviation Safety Board. There are sample reports from the latter. The legislative act establishing the Transportation Safety Board is also included, with text in both English and French.
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71 Accident Prevention Manual (Misc Biblio—Folder 4), 1984
This file consists of a soft-cover manual by the International Civil Aviation Organization published in Montreal Quebec. It is part of Miller's grouping "Misc Biblio[graphy]" for his work on the concept of probable cause.
72 Misc Biblio—Folder 5, 1963-2000
This is the fifth folder in Miller's grouping "Misc Biblio[graphy]" for his work on probable cause. The materials consist wholly of periodical articles with the exception of one letter from the National Transportation Safety Board to Congressman Jack Brooks (1973).
73 Aircraft Accident Investigation Procedures and Techniques (Misc Biblio—Folder 6), 1976
This is the last item in Miller's grouping "Misc Biblio[graphy]" for his work on probable cause. This Accobound "textbook" is by the Transportation Safety Institute, published by the Federal Aviation Administration Aeronautical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Also included is a sequence of pages from the middle that were extracted and not reinserted into the binding.
Series 3. Teaching materials, 1963-1991. 1.25 linear feet
These materials were originally contained in three-ring binders and were apparently used mainly in teaching and consulting. No dates are given for most of the materials, but dates are noted when found. With two exceptions, all the materials appear to be for courses Miller taught. In one case, Miller apparently evaluated a course in bioengineering; the other binder appears to have contained Miller’s own notes on one of his law-school courses, on torts. These records include course outlines, notes, paper copies of transparencies, tests, students’ notes, and many other materials
Since there appears to be no other order, courses are alphabetized, and each binder is represented by a separate subseries.
Some of the original vinyl binders, the ones printed with unique information, have been preserved in Series 5 (Box 48).
Subseries 1. Advanced Safety Program Management and System Safety, 1966-1968. 2 folders
The cover sheet for this binder indicated that these materials were used in teaching two graduate courses at the University of Southern California. These records include course outlines, notes, and examinations.
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74-5 Advanced Safety Program Management and System Safety, 1966-1968
Subseries 2. Airline Pilots Association Accident Investigation Seminar 1977. 1 folder
Miller’s title for this binder indicates the purpose of this material. It was prepared for a five-day seminar sponsored by the Air Line Pilots Association (August 2-6, 1977), and with reports on specific accidents, methods of investigation, a personal equipment list, a map of telephone area codes, and information about the National Transportation Safety Board, and a schedule and roster for the course. The documents are in a single folder and include a course outline, handouts, notes, reports, and a worksheet.
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76 Airline Pilots Association Accident Investigation Seminar (August 2-6, 1977), 1977
Subseries 3. Aviation Law ("ASO/FSO Courses"), 1965-1966. 1 folder
These notes were apparently for a course in aviation law. Subjects in the outline include negligence, Army operations, lawsuits, "the nature of privilege," and the nature of accident reports. Most notes are handwritten. The documents are in a single folder and include a course outline and occasional lists, as well as materials from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Air Line Pilots Association.
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77 Aviation Law ("ASO/FSO Courses"), 1965-1966
Subseries 4. Basic Aerodynamics, 1965. 2 folders
The reading assignments indicate that the course represented by these course notes was once taught to a US Army class. Documents include a course outline, lists, examinations, notes, and graphs, with materials are from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Air Line Pilots Association. The binder title was "Outline/Assignments" and "Notes."
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78-9 Basic Aerodynamics, 1965
Subseries 5. Flight Safety Foundation Accident Investigation Training Seminar, 1969-1975. 1 folder
The full title of this binder and title page is "Flight Safety Foundation, Inc., Aircraft Accident Investigation Training Seminar," with dates in 1969 and 1975. This is a single folder that includes some of Miller’s papers on accident investigation as well as National Transportation and Safety Board reports and correspondence, Miller’s notes, a schedule, course outline, lists, examinations, graphs, and documents from the International Civil Aviation Organization.
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710 Flight Safety Foundation Accident Investigation Training Seminar, 1969-1975
Subseries 6. Flight Safety Foundation Safety Program Management Training Seminar, 1975. 1 folder
These course materials were designated as having been used in a seminar in Tokyo, Japan. They were contained a single binder and are now enclosed in one folder. They include resource lists, a course outline and notes, and a list of references.
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711 Flight Safety Foundation Safety Program Management Training Seminar, 1975
Subseries 7. Safety Officers' Courses, 1963-1966. 4 folders
This group of materials begins with David H. Holladay’s outline of "Aircraft Accident Prevention" as taught at the University of Southern California, described as the "United States Air Force Flying Safety Officers Course," and copyrighted by Holladay. This copy includes handwritten notes. Following that is another course outline with notes, tests, machine key forms, and other notes on the "Flying Safety Officers Course." Also included are a course outline for "Naval Aviation Safety Officers Course," a third "outline of curriculum for the "United States Air Force Flying Safety Officers’ Course," "notes provided by a student for the entire [last] course," a memorandum from Miller containing suggestions for the Air Force course, and machine key forms. These courses were all apparently given at the University of Southern California.
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712-15 Safety Officers' Courses, 1963-1966
Subseries 8. Institute of Aviation Safety Course, 1991. 1 folder
The full title of this binder was "C. O. Miller IAS Course Teaching Notebook, and the title page reads "IAS Course Stockholm, Sweden June 1991." Yet a fuller title appends "in Human Factors and Safety Management." Included are a course outline copyrighted by David H. Holladay, schedules, lists, a foreword, "introductory remarks," notes, and a "master lesson plan."
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716 Institute of Aviation Safety Course, 1991
Subseries 9. Miscellaneous Teaching Outlines, 1971-1989. 2 folders
This subseries consists of notes and materials from various lectures given and courses taught in different venues over an apparent 17-year period. These were enclosed in a single binder. Documents include outlines, index cards, tests, lists, notes, and a brochure.
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717-18 Miscellaneous Teaching Outlines, 1971-1989
Subseries 10. Miscellaneous Extra Transparencies, undated. 1 folder
These were apparently copies of materials to be projected ("transparencies") that were used in courses, seminars, lectures, etc. They are a mixed group of cartoons, graphs, charts, quotations, illustrations and other materials. Documents include "Accident Prevention Principles/Policies for Senior Aviation Managers" (2 pp).
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719 Miscellaneous Extra Transparencies, undated
Subseries 11. Physiological Systems Study for Biomedical and Life Science Engineers, 1964. 1 folder
This single folder consists almost entirely of Miller’s copy of Harold Rickard’s "Physiological Systems Study for Biomedical and Life Science Engineers," a course outline "prepared for North American Aviation." The imprimatur of the University of Southern California is on the copy. Miller’s course notes for 1964 appeared at the back of the binder. Also included are "Personal comments on Rickard’s presentation."
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720 Physiological Systems Study for Biomedical and Life Science Engineers, 1964
Subseries 12. Safety Management Teaching Notebook SF 200, 1989. 1 folder
This single folder consists of Miller’s teaching materials on a safety management course, "SF 200."There are an outline, notes, printed matter, lists, tests, and a case study.
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721 Safety Management Teaching Notebook SF 200, 1989
Subseries 13. Safety Program Management courses, 1966-1968. 2 folders
The contents of this binder appear to be an amalgam of course outlines, notes and tests in this subject taught for the University of Southern California from 1966 to 1968.
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722-23 Safety Program Management courses, 1966-1968
Subseries 14. SF 200 Transparencies, 1974. 1 folder
The copies of transparencies (originally for projection) in this folder appear to all be for a course called "SF 200." They include graphs, charts, quotations, illustrations, statements, and cartoons.
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81 SF 200 Transparencies, 1974
Subseries 15. System Safety Indoctrination Seminars, 1965. 1 folder
The seminars represented by these materials may have been given to US Air Force personnel. Aside from teaching notes, this folder includes memoranda, copies of transparencies (or slides?), notes, and an outline.
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82 System Safety Indoctrination Seminars, 1965
Subseries 16. Technical Aspects of Flight Vehicle Safety, 1977-1980. 1 folder
These teaching materials for Miller’s courses at the University of Southern California (USC) start with notes and tests from "SSM 584," apparently first taught from September 19 to November 10, 1977. Miller also taught the course for USC in Washington, D.C. in 1979 for the Master of Science in Safety Degree programs while pursuing his law degree there. Included are notes on "Intro & Basic Aero[dynamics]," "Helicopter Safety," "Wind Shear," "Stopping the “Aircraft," "Vortex" and other topics, with a course outline. There are memoranda, notes, and copies of transparencies.
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83 Technical Aspects of Flight Vehicle Safety, 1977-1980
Subseries 17. "Torts," 1977-1978. 2 folders
Unlike most other materials in this subseries, these notes and materials for a course on torts appear to be for a course that Miller attended rather than taught. There is an examination labeled with the professor's name (Albert Garretson) and a date of January 1978, which coincides with the other course materials. Documents include a course outline, an examination, pages from Casenote Legal Briefs, and notes, with one set labeled "Exam Review."
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84-5 "Torts," 1977-1978
Series 4. Informational Materials, 1941-2004 (bulk 1965-1995). 48.25 linear feet
This series consists mostly of a set of files of materials generally not authored by Miller but collected by him, apparently for use in teaching and consulting. These include periodical articles, periodicals, books, pamphlets, government pamphlets, regulations, legal papers, legal cases, and other documents that Miller apparently lent out to students and possibly clients for their information, as well as using them in his work.
This series is organized according to Miller's own information-retrieval system laid out in the document in Subseries 1, "Guide to and Lessons Learned...." Many documents are marked with Miller's subject headings about aeronautical/aerospace accident prevention and investigation and safety management.
Since these files were apparently meant to be arranged according to Miller's own system, if the order in which these records were received reflected that order, it was maintained. When files were not found to be arranged according to Miller's system, they were filed according to his code.
Subseries 1: Miller System Guides, 1987-1996. 0.5 linear foot
Miller found traditional library cataloging of aviation safety materials to be inadequate, as he explains in "Guide to and Lessons Learned...," in this subseries. He invented a filing system that uses decimal coding to outline dependent subjects and used this system for his personal files on topics of interest. His paper explicating the system, outlining it and providing a subject guide, and an earlier description of his system are included here for guidance in using the materials in this most voluminous portion of his collection. Since there are pages missing from the most recent draft--the one used to organize this series--the missing sections are included from another, although the beginnings and ends of pages do not fit.
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86 Miller System Guides, 1987-1996
Subseries 2: 1.0 Accident Prevention, 1945-2001. 11.33 linear feet
This group is comprised of Miller's system of coding 1.0 through 1.2.6, including general accident prevention, safety techniques, accident investigation, pathology/forensic science, probable cause, recorders, communications, councils/committees, education/training, awareness/motivation, emergency procedures, hazard analyses, incident reporting/analysis, plans, regulations/specifications, research, surveys/inspections/audits, technical information systems, and system safety. In the last group Miller included subdivisions for definitions, discipline, models/factors, programs, requirements, and tasks. These materials consist mostly of printed matter of all kinds, from reports, posters, brochures, cartoons, and periodical articles, to published papers, but there are also notes, correspondence, and unpublished papers. These files not only concern aircraft accident investigation but analyze accidents involving nuclear power plants, automobiles, and other systems.
Because the topic "Safety Analysis" was not listed in Miller's codes, and because "Safety Analysis" files were mingled with "Hazard Analysis," and considering Miller's writings on the subject, all folders labeled "Safety Analysis" were placed into the 1.1.6 designation Miller used for "Hazard Analyses."
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87-9 1.0 Accident Prevention (General), 1957-2001
810-11 1.0 Accident Prevention (General): Seminar Notes--Misc, 1971-1990
812-23 1.1.1 Accident Investigation, 1945-2002
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91-20 1.1.1 Accident Investigation, 1949-1996
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101 1.1.1 Accident Investigation: Accident Investigation Wreckage Trajectory, 1970
102-4 1.1.1 Accident Investigation: Accident Investigation Manua1s, 1980-1994
105 1.1.1 Accident Investigation: NASA Manned Space Programs Accident/Incident Summaries (1970-1971), 1970-1972
106 1.1.1 Accident Investigation: Accident Investigation Manua1s, "Manuals for Accident Investigation Games," 1979-1982
107-11 1.1.1 Accident Investigation: Accident Investigation Definitions and Terms, 1983-1992
1012 1.1.1.1 Pathology/Forensic Science, 1963-1993
1013-14 1.1.1.2 Probable Cause, 1983-1999
1015 1.1.1.3 Recorders: Cockpit Voice Recorder, 1970-2001
1016-20 1.1.1.3 Recorders, 1970-2001
1021-23 1.1.2 Communications, 1955-1999
1024 1.1.3 Councils/Committees, 1952-1968
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111 1.1.3 Councils/Committees, 1960-1986
112-15 1.1.4 Education and Training, 1951-1996
1116 1.1.5 Emergency Procedures, 1964-1991
1117-20 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses, 1965-1999
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121-4 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses, 1965-1988
125-10 1.1.6 Safety Analysis ("Hazard Analyses"), 1964-1993
1211 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses, 1966-1979
1212-13 1.1.6 Safety Analysis ("Hazard Analyses"), 1964-1968
1214-24 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses, 1960-2001
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131 Guidelines and Methods for Conducting Safety Assessment Process on Civil Airborne Systems and Equipment (1.1.6 Hazard Analyses), 1996
132 Subsystem and System Hazard Analysis Report, KC-135 Re-Engine Development (1.1.6 Hazard Analyses), 1980
133 Operating and Support Hazard Analysis Report, KC-135 Re-Engine Development (1.1.6 Hazard Analyses), 1980
134 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses, 1998
135-10 1.1.7 Incident Reporting/Analysis, 1961-2002
1311-18 1.1.8 Plans, 1958-1987
1319 1.1.9 Regulations/Specifications, 1963-1966
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141-9 1.1.9 Regulations/Specifications, 1963-2000
1410 1.1.10 Research, 1976
1411-12 1.1.11 Surveys/Inspections/Audits, 1964-2001
1413 Surveys (INPO) PRIVATE / INPO Typical survey Reports (1.1.11 Surveys/Inspections/Audits), 1985-1987
1414-17 1.1.11 Surveys/Inspections/Audits, 1951-1992
1418-21 1.1.12 Technical Information Systems, 1961-1970
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151-4 1.1.12 Technical Information Systems, 1963-1989
155-15 1.2 System Safety (General), 1963-1999
1516 Aviation Safety Program Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Arizona Campus (1.2 System Safety [General]), 1994
1517-21 1.2 System Safety (General), 1961-1994
1521 1.2 System Safety Definitions, 1962-1989
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161-2 1.2.1 System Safety Definitions, 1959-1998
163-5 1.2.2 System Safety Discipline, 1948-1992
166-8 1.2.3 System Safety Models/Factors, 1962-2001
169-25 1.2.4 System Safety Programs, 1965-1999
1626 SST Consulting Notes (1.2.4 System Safety Programs), 1963
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171 1.2.4 System Safety Programs, 1966-2000
172-8 1.2.5 System Safety Requirements, 1961-1999
179-10 MIL-STD-882C and D (1.2.5 System Safety Requirements), 1993-1999
1711 FAA & 1309 (1.2.5 System Safety Requirements), 1997-1999
1712-13 1.2.5 System Safety Requirements, 1963-1966
1714 MIL-STD-882B (1.2.5 System Safety Requirements), 1977-1992
1715 1.2.6 System Safety Tasks, 1967-1996
Subseries 3: 2.0 Systems, 1956-2001. 2.5 linear feet
This subseries comprises materials that Miller coded 2.0 through 2.4.4 in his system of information retrieval. Subjects include aviation system, aerial application, air carrier (major), balloons, commuters/regional [airlines], EMS (emergency medical service), general aviation (business/private), glider/soaring, helicopter, military, sport/experimental, SST (supersonic transport), ultralights, V/STOL (fixed wing, missile/space systems, commercial space operations, manned space flight, missiles/unmanned space vehicles, safety fields (including explosives, industrial/worker, nuclear power and nuclear weapons), and other transportation systems (including highway/traffic, marine (surface), rail/mass transit, and undersea). This set of materials consists mostly of printed matter of all kinds, from reports, posters, brochures, cartoons, and periodical articles, to published papers, but there are also notes, correspondence, and unpublished papers.
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1716-17 2.1 Aviation system, 1961-1989
1718 2.1.1 Aerial Application, 1964-1992
1719-20 2.1.2 Air Carrier [Major], 1956-1995
1721 2.1.3 Balloons, 1989-1996
1722-24 2.1.4 Commuters/Regional, 1972-1998
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181 Air Carrier Safety: a new paradigm for the 21st century by David Russell Hinson (2.1.4 Commuters/Regional), 1996
182-3 2.1.5 EMS (Emergency Medical Services), 1984-1993
184-10 2.1.6 General Aviation (Business/Private), 1961-2000
1811 "Clinical Problems: a five-year history of sailplane accidents" by Robert L. Wick, Jr. (2.1.7 Glider/Soaring), 1965
1812-15 2.1.8 Helicopter, 1959-1997
1816-20 2.1.9 Military, 1964-2001
1821 2.1.12 Ultralights, 1983-1988
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191 2.1.13 V/STOL (Fixed Wing), 1966-2001
191 2.2 Missile/Space Systems, 1962-1965
193 2.2.1 Commercial Space Operations, 1986
194-5 2.2.2 Manned Space Flight, 1956-1990
196 System Safety Guidelines (2.2.2 Manned Space Flight), 11 September 1967
197-8 2.2.3 Missiles/Unmanned Space Vehicles, 1959-1968
199 Listing of Periodicals in Hazard Control Management and Related Fields" (2.3 Safety Fields--Other), circa 1981
1910-11 2.3.1 Explosives, 1965-1968
1912-14 2.3.2 Industrial/Worker, 1961-1995
1915-17 2.3.3 Nuclear Power, 1964-1991
1918 2.3.4 Nuclear Weapons, 1965-1987
1919 2.4 Transportation Systems--Other, 1974
1920-21 2.4.1 Highway/Traffic, 1956-1976
1922 2.4.2 Marine (Surface), 1969-1974
1923 2.4.3 Rail/Mass Transit, 1971-1990
1923 2.4.4 Undersea, 1967-1968
Subseries 4: 3.0 Safety Management, 1947-2001. 8.25 linear feet
Subseries 4 consists of files with subjects that Miller listed under "Safety Management" in his system of information retrieval. The subsumed topics are economics (of safety management), ethics, industrial relations, legal (with "products liability" as a subtopic), morale/leadership, organization/control, personnel management (basic theories, with subtopics "management by objectives" and "productivity"), policies/philosophies, production/manufacturing, public relations, risk management, staffing, and systems management. These materials are mostly printed matter, such as papers, magazine and newspaper articles, and pamphlets, but there are also unpublished papers, handwritten notes, and correspondence included.
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201-11 3.0 Safety Management 1956-1997
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2012 Corporate Culture and Transportation Safety Symposium (3.0 Safety Management) April 1997
2013-14 3.0 Safety Management 1952-1999
2015 Safety Talks for ASOs: 52 lesson plans written by students attending the U.S. Army Safety Center Aviation Safety Office Course 1979
2016-19 3.0 Safety Management 1960-1991
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211-6 3.0 Safety Management 1947-1995
217 Proceedings of the Aviation Safety Conference (3.0 Safety Management) 1995
218-13 3.0 Safety Management 1951-1995
2114 "The Role of System Safety in Aerospace Management" by C. O. Miller (3.0 Safety Management) 1966
2115: "MORT--the management oversight & risk tree" by W. G. Johnson (3.0 Safety Management) 1971
2116-24 3.0 Safety Management 1969-1987 1960-2001
2125-26 3.1 Economics 1954-1988
2127 Summary of Losses Which Would Have Been Limited by the Parker System (3.1 Economics) undated
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221-8 3.1 Economics 1962-1998
229 "Some Methodological Problems Associated with the Allocation of Resources for Transportation Safety" by John L. Gable (3.1 Economics) 1969
2210-11 3.1 Economics 1966-1987
2212-13 3.2. Ethics 1954-1998
2214 3.3 Industrial Relations 1967
2215-19 3.4 Legal 1963-2001
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231-2 3.4 Symposium Papers 1964 Aviation Law/Air Safety (3.4 Legal) 1964
233 "The Influences of Law upon the Disclosure and Dissemination of Air Safety Knowledge" by Richard A. Sheffield (Aviation Law & Air Safety [3.4 Legal] ) June 1965
234 Aviation Law & Air Safety (3.4 Legal) 1965
235 Reports, Letters, Notes (3.4 Legal) 1963-1988
236 "Litigation and Trial of Aircraft Accident Cases" by John J. Kennelly (Reports, Letters, Notes [3.4 Legal]) circa 1981
237-14 Reports, Letters, Notes (3.4 Legal) 1954-1987
2315-20 3.4 Legal 1960-1987
2321-22 Witness (3.4 Legal) 1967-1988
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241-5 Other (3.4 Legal) 1953-1999
246 3.4 Legal 1992-1993
247-14 3.4.1 Product Liability 1963-1994
2415-16 3.5 Morale Leadership 1951-1999
2417-20 3.6 Organization/Control 1955-1999
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251-4 3.7 Personnel Management (Basic Theories) 1951-1993
255-6 3.7.1 Management by Objectives 1971-1990
257 3.7.2 Productivity 1972-1983
258-15 3.8 Policies/Philosophies 1953-1997
2516 3.9 Production/Manufacturing 1975-1981
2517-20 3.10 Public Relations 1957-2001
2521 3.11 Risk Management 1959-1987
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261-7 3.11 Risk Management 1954-2000
268-11 3.13 Systems Management 1948-1992
Subseries 5: 4.0 Aerospace Operations, 1941-2001. 7 linear feet
This subseries includes files in Miller's system of information retrieval that are marked with his subjects concerning flight operations, ground operations, personnel performance, and weather operations. Although most of the materials are printed matter, such as periodicals, periodical articles, brochures, conference announcements, and so on, correspondence, unpublished papers, handwritten notes, and other more personalized items are present.
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2612-17 4.1 Flight Operations, 1958-1999
2618-19 4.1.1 ATC (Air Traffic Control), 1959-1987
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271 4.1.1 ATC (Air Traffic Control), 1965-1999
272-11 4.1.2 Approach/Landing, 1960-1998
2712-14 Misc App & Ldg Acc (4.1.2 Approach/Landing), 1961-2001
2715 4.1.2 Approach/Landing, undated
2716-17 4.1.2.1 GPWS (Ground Proximity Warning System), 1970-1999
2718-19 4.1.3 Bird Strikes, 1963-1983
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281-2 4.1.3 Bird Strikes, 1961-1997
283 4.1.4 Cabin Safety: United Airlines Partners in Safety issue discussing turbulence, 2001
284-10 4.1.5 Collision Avoidance, 1958-1998
2811 4.1.7 Ditching, 1954-1991
2812-14 4.1.8 ETOPS (Extended Twin-engine Operations), 1984-1999
2815 4.1.9 Flight Planning, 1966-1973
2816 4.1.10 Flight Testing, 1965-1996
2817-18 4.1.11 Navigation (Operations), 1941-1996
2819-20 4.1.12 Obstruction Avoidance, 1964-1996
2821 4.1.13 Preflight/Checkout/Launch, 1974
2822 4.1.14 Radar, 1985-1986
2823-25 4.1.15 Search/Survival/Rescue, 1951-1996
2826 4.1.16 Sonic Boom, 1964-1965
2827 4.1.17 Standardization, 1962-1993
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291 4.1.19 Takeoff performance (Accelerate-Stop), 1969-1995
292-3 4.1.20 Wake Vortex, 1969-1997
294-5 4.1.21 Weight and Balance, 1967-1995
296-7 4.1.22 Wire Strikes, 1956-1996
298 4.2 Ground Operations, 1964-1996
299-14 4.2.1 Airport Facilities/Procedures, 1958-2000
2915 4.2.3 Crash Rescue/Fire Fighting, undated
2916-18 4.2.4 Dangerous Materials, 1957-1997
2919 4.2.5 Disaster Planning, 1975-1993
2920 4.2.6 FOD (Foreign Object Damage), 1960-1996
2921 4.2.7 Maintenance/Overhaul, 1964-1982
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301-2 4.2.7 Maintenance/Overhaul, 1963-1986
303 Airframe Maintenance and Repair (4.2.7 Maintenance/Overhaul), 1964
304 4.2.7 Maintenance/Overhaul, 1963-1999
305 4.2.8 Navigation Aids (Ground), 1967-1970
306 4.2.9 Sabotage/Security/Hijacking, 1960-1992
307-8 4.3 Personnel Performance, 1959-1994
309 Robert F. Mager and Peter Pipe, Analyzing Performance Problems or "You Really Oughta Wanna" (4.3 Personnel Performance), 1970
3010 4.3.1 Crew Selection, 1980-1981
3011-14 4.3.1 CRM (Cockpit/Crew Resource Management), 1968-1999
3015 Resource Management on the Flight Deck: Proceedings of a NASA/Industry Workshop (4.3.1 CRM (Cockpit/Crew Resource Management), 1980
3016-17 4.3.1 CRM (Cockpit/Crew Resource Management), 1979-1999
3018 4.3.2 Pilot proficiency/Evaluation, 1958-1967
3019 4.4 Weather Operations, 1957-1993
3020-22 4.4.2 Cold Weather, 1956-1996
3023-24 4.4.3 Icing, 1988-1999
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311-4 4.4.3 Icing, 1957-1996
315 USAIG I and II (4.4.3 Icing), 1985
316 4.4.3 Icing, 1957-1991
317-10 4.4.4 Lightning/Static Electricity, 1957-1994
3111-12 4.4.6 Turbulence/Thunderstorm, 1953-1999
3113-14 4.4.6 Turbulence/Thunderstorm Refs (4.4.6 Turbulence/Thunderstorm), 1958-1995
3115-22 4.4.7 Wind Shear, 1941-1998
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321-4 4.4.7 Wind Shear, 1969-1994
Subseries 6: 5.0 Design Safety, 1951-2001. 4.25 linear feet
In his system of information retrieval, Miller designated 5.0 to contain design issues as they related to safety. His subheadings are: Crash Injury Prevention, Crew Station and Cabin, Escape Systems, Environmental Factors (such as vibration, noise, and thermal factors), vehicle sub-systems (such as computers, electronic systems, fire prevention, and fuel systems, as well as landing gear), and Surface Controls. As with all the files in this series, this subseries consists mainly of printed matter--periodicals and articles, conference brochures, pamphlets, booklets, and flyers. However, there are substantial amounts of personal and business correspondence, unpublished papers by Miller and others, and Miller's handwritten memorializing meetings, telephone calls, reviews of material, and conference notes.
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325-13 5.0 Design Safety, 1951-2001
3214-15 5.1 Crash Injury Prevention, 1962-1999
3216 5.1.1 Crash Fire Protection, 1990-1998
3217-19 5.1.2 Emergency Egress, 1987-2000
3220 5.1.3 Impact Design (Structural), undated
3221-23 5.1.4 Seating/Restraint, 1954-1996
3224 5.1.5 Survival Equipment, 1973-1992
3225 5.2 Crew Station/Cabin, 1964-1997
3226 5.2.1 Controls Configuration/Layout, 1965-1997
3227 5.2.2 Galleys/Ancillary Equipment, 1974
3228 5.2.3 Instrumentation, 1970-1981
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331-3 5.2.3 Instrumentation, 1954-1993
334 5.2.3.1 Altimeters, 1998
335-6 5.2.4 Life Support, 1954-1996
337 5.2.5 Lighting (Internal), 1971-1974
338 5.3.1 Capsule, undated
339-12 5.3.2 Ejection Seats, 1954-1995
3313-14 5.3.2.1 Martin Baker Seat, 1961-1987
3315-16 5.3.3 Parachutes, 1964-1991
3317 5.4 Environmental Factors, 1958-1991
3318-19 5.4.1 Acceleration/Vibration, 1958-1990
3320-22 5.4.2 Noise, 1958-1998
3323-27 5.4.3 Radiation, 1954-1993
3328 5.4.4 Thermal, 1966-1974
3329 5.4.5 Toxicity, 1957-1988
3330 5.5 Vehicle Sub-Systems (General), 1963-1988
3331 5.5.1 Computer Based Systems, 1984-1993
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341-6 5.5.1 Computer Based Systems, 1977-2000
347 Flight Deck Automation: Promises and Realities: Final Report of a NASA/FAA/Industry Workshop (Computer Based Systems), 1989
348-12 5.5.2 Electrical/Electronic, 1954-2000
3413-19 5.5.3 Fire Prevention/Control, 1954-2001
3420-23 5.5.4 Fuel, 1954-1993
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351-2 Fuel System Problems (5.5.4 Fuel), 1960-1985
353-4 5.5.5 Hydraulic/Pneumatic, 1954-1992
355-6 5.5.6 Landing Gear, 1956-1987
357 5.5.6.1 Arresting Gear, 1957-1968
358 5.5.6.2 Brakes/Anti Skid, 1980-1988
359 5.5.6.3 Tires, 1968-1996
3510 Aircraft Tyre Safety (5.5.6.4 Wheels), 1997
3511 5.5.7 Lubrication, 1977
3512 5.5.9 Propulsion Systems (General), 1964-2001
3513 Nuclear Engines (5.5.9 Propulsion Systems), 1959-1968
3514-16 5.5.9.1 Jet Engines, 1956-1997
3517 5.5.9.2 Propellors, 1963-1987
3518 5.5.9.3 Reciprocating Engines, 1963-1990
3519 5.5.9.4 Rocket Engines, 1959-1967
3520 5.5.9.5 Turboprop Engines, 1965-1992
3521-24 5.5.10 Surface Controls, 1956-2000
3525 5.5.10.1 Automatic Flight Controls/Autopilot, 1965-1998
Subseries 7: 6.0 Design Support Function, 1945-2004. 9.75 linear feet
This section of Miller's system of information retrieval, has to do with design (mainly aircraft) as it relates to various functions of aircraft and their operators. These functions or systems were listed by Miller as aerodynamics (including fluid dynamics, and stability and control), data processing (including software), aviation medicine (including especially the factors that affect pilots such as alcohol and hypoxia), chemistry, maintenance engineering, operations research, physics (including atomic physics and lasers), quality assurance and control, reliability, robotics, statistical analysis, the factors that affect structures (corrosion, materials, fatigue, etc.), systems effectiveness and engineering (including value engineering), and ways of studying these systems, such as technical publications and test and evaluation. The biggest group in this subseries is the "human factors" (6.5) segment, which was a specialty of Miller's. As with all the files in this series, this subseries consists mainly of printed matter--periodicals and articles, conference brochures, pamphlets, booklets, and flyers. However, there are substantial amounts of personal and business correspondence, unpublished papers by Miller and others, and Miller's handwritten notes memorializing meetings, telephone calls, reviews of material, and conferences.
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3526 6.1 Aerodynamics, 1964-1985
3527-29 6.1.1 Aerodynamic Performance (General), 1945-1996
3530 6.1.4 Fluid Dynamics, 1968-1976
3531 6.1.5 Stability and Control, 1964-1988
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361-5 6.1.5 Stability and Control, 1948-1980
366-10 6.1.6 Stall/Spin, 1964-1993
3611 6.2 ADP (Automatic Data Processing), 1966-1973
3612-18 6.2.1 Software Safety, 1979-2000
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371-2 6.3 Aviation Medicine, 1961-1999
373 6.3.1 Aging, 1973-1991
374-6 6.3.2 Alcohol/Drugs, 1967-1994
377 6.3.3 First Aid, 1961-1980
378 6.3.4 Hypoxia/Hyperventilation, 1956-1996
379 6.4 Chemistry, 1966
3710-11 6.5 Human Factors (Workload) (6.5 Human Factors), 1967-1981
3712-14 6.5 Human Factors (General) (6.5 Human Factors), 1960-2001
3715-21 6.5 Human Factors, 1957-1991
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381-7 6.5 Human Factors, 1957-1989
388-9 6.5 Human Factors--Information Transfer (6.5 Human Factors), 1975-1990
3810-12 6.5 Human Factors, 1960-1992
3813 Accident Investigation/Human Factors (6.5 Human Factors), 1975-1986
3814-19 6.5 Human Factors, 1963-1998
3820 Human Factors Digest No. 4--Proceedings of the ICAO Human Factors Seminar (6.5 Human Factors), December 1990
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391 Report of the flight safety, human factors and accident prevention regional seminar and workshop: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 29 November – 3 December 1993 (6.5 Human Factors), circa 1994
392-3 U.S. Customs Air Crew Coordination Instructor Manual (6.5 Human Factors), undated
394 U.S. Customs Air Crew Coordination Student Manual (6.5 Human Factors), undated
395-6 6.5 Human Factors, 1980-1994
397 A Marginal Punched Card System for Human Factors Data (6.5 Human Factors), 1960
398 6.5.1 Anthropometry, 1964-1970
399-11 6.5.2 Disorientation/Illusion, 1951-1994
3912 Sleep Deprivation Study (6.5.3 Fatigue), 1990
3913-14 6.5.3 Fatigue, 1956-1999
3915-19 6.5.4 Human Engineering/Ergonomics, 1955-1997
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401-3 6.5.5 HPES (Human Performance Enhancement System), 1985-1998
404-19 6.5.6 Human Reliability/Human Error, 1950-2001
4020 6.5.7 Judgment/Decision-Making, 1988-1992
4021 6.5.8 Physiology, 1969-1992
4022-23 6.5.9 Psychology, 1957-2001
4024 6.5.10 Simulation, 1968-1986
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411-2 6.5.10 Simulation, 1961-2001
413-5 6.5.11 Stress/Fear/Panic, 1949-1999
416-7 6.5.12 Task Analysis, 1959-1989
418-9 6.5.13 Vision, 1960-1998
4110 6.5.14 Warnings, 1980-1998
4111-14 6.6 Maintainability/Maintenance Engineering, 1961-1997
4115 6.7 Operations Research, 1977-1982
4116 6.8 Physics, 1964
4117 6.8.1 Atomic/Nuclear Energy, 1966-1968
4118-19 6.8.2 Lasers, 1965-1998
4120 Conference Documentation: Assurance Technologies--the New Wave (6.9 Quality Assurance/Control), 1981
4121-22 6.9 Quality Assurance/Control, 1960-1996
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421-2 6.9.1 Non Destructive Testing, 1965-1998
423-4 6.9.2 Spectrometric Oil Analysis, 1962-1967
425-8 6.10 Reliability, 1957-1991
429-11 6.10.1 Failure Reporting/Analysis, 1962-1995
4212-13 6.10.3 Reliability Analysis, 1954-1989
4214-15 6.10.4 Reliability Management and Control, 1960-1963
4216 6.10.5 Reliability Specifications, 1963
4217 Reliability Monitoring Program for use in the Design, Development, and Production of Air Weapon Systems and Support Systems (6.10.5 Reliability Specifications), 1959
4218 6.10.6 Sub Contractor Reliability, 1970
4219 6.11 Robotics, 1983-1996
4220-22 6.12 Statistical Analysis Methods, 1951-2004
4223-24 6.13 Structures, 1958-1999
4225 6.13.1 Corrosion, 1964-1993
4226 6.13.2 Fasteners/Couplings, 1956-1979
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431 6.13.2 Fasteners/Couplings, 1967-1998
432-3 6.13.3 Fatigue (Structural), 1955-1998
434 6.13.5 Materials, 1954-1991
435 6.13.6 Welding, 1965-1968
436-11 6.14 Systems Effectiveness, 1958-1990
4312-13 6.15 Systems Engineering, 1968-1990
4314-15 6.16 Technical Publications, 1979
4316 6.17 Test and Evaluation, 1963-1969
4317 6.18 Value Engineering, 1959-1964
Subseries 8: 7.0 Reference Information, 1930-2001. 5 linear feet
This is the last group in Miller's system of information retrieval, which he labeled "Reference Information." This subseries thus contains files having to do with accident reports/indexes, bibliographies, book reports, legal cases (with some specific cases singled out for attention), glossaries/symbols, handbooks, historical information, "miscellaneous reading," lists of and information about consultants, statistical data, topographical maps and aeronautical charts, and information systems, including indexes and coding systems. As with all the files in this series, this subseries consists mainly of printed matter--periodicals and articles, conference brochures, pamphlets, booklets, and flyers. However, there are substantial amounts of personal and business correspondence, unpublished papers by Miller and others, and Miller's handwritten notes memorializing meetings, telephone calls, reviews of material, and conference notes.
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4318-19 7.1 Accident Reports/Indexes, 1941-1989
4320-25 7.2 Bibliographies, 1961-1989
4326 7.3 Book Reports, 1966-1967
4327 7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous), 1989-1991
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441-3 7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous), 1974-2001
444 737-400 U.S. Air Accident LGA 9/20/89 --Cases (7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous) ), 1989
445 Cases NY F28 Acc. 22 Mar 92 (7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous) ), 1992
446 Aloha Case Study (7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous) ), 1988
447 NTSB Documents (7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous) ), 1974-1976
448 UAL DC-10 Sioux City 20 July 89 Cases (7.4 Cases (Miscellaneous) ), 1989-1992
449 7.4.2 DC-10 (Paris), 1972-1991
4410-11 Paris DC-10 . . . Misc Lecture Notes/Film Notes (7.4.2 DC-10 [Paris] ), 1974-1987
4412 Paris DC-10 NTSB Internal Documents (7.4.2 DC-10 [Paris] ), 1974-1989
4413 7.4.2 DC-10 [Paris], 1974
4414-15 Mitsubishi MU-2 Special Certification Review (SCR) Program by US Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (Part 1) (7.4.3 MU-2), 1984
4416-17 7.4.3 MU-2, 1981-1994
4418-20 7.5 Glossaries/Symbols, 1958-1979
4421 7.6 Handbooks, 1964-1997
4422-23 7.7 Historical, 1930-2001
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45 File 1-4 7.7 Historical, 1930-2001
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45 File 5 7.8 Information Systems, 1978-1998
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45 File 6 7.8.1 Accident Codes, 1969-1987
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45 File 7-8 7.8.2 ASRS (Aviation Safety Reporting System), 1975-1998
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45 File 9 7.8.3 Film Indexes, 1965-1986
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45 File 10 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott Campus), Learning Resources Department Audio-Visual Catalog (7.8.3 Film Indexes), undated
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45 File 11-17 7.8.4 Publication Indexes, 1959-1996
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461-3 7.8.4 Publication Indexes, 1965-2001
464-5 7.9 Miscellaneous Reading, 1969-2001
466 7.10 Safety Knowledgeable Personnel, 1946-1988
467-9 7.10.1 Bruggink (Gerard M.), 1970-2001
4610-15 7.10.2 Consultants (General), 1969-1996
4616 7.10.3 Lederer, 1975-2001
4617-20 7.11 Statistical Data, 1944-1997
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471-4 7.11 Statistical Data, 1945-2001
475 7.12 Topographical Maps/Aeronautical Charts, 1987
Series 5. Materials Removed from Other Series, 1945-2001. 9.25 linear feet
Series is comprised of materials that are not appropriate for storage with and in the conditions of the papers in the other series. These are specifically vinyl binders, chemically unstable papers such as thermofaxes and newsprint, legal-size papers, oversize materials, and photographs. The binders, preserved for the information printed on them, and for possible exhibit purposes, are mainly from Series 3, Miller's collection of classroom materials. Until preservation scanning can be done, the box with chemically unstable media also includes fading carbon copies and more modern thermofaxes that, while fading, are not dangerous to the materials around them. Oversize materials Oversize boxes 52 and 53. All these materials are keyed to their original locations, with a separation sheet being kept in the original file.
This series is organized according to the types of materials (subseries) and the original box from which the materials were taken (files within subseries).
Subseries 1. Binders Removed from Other Series. 1.25 linear feet
These mostly vinyl binders were removed to better preserve the paper originally contained within them, but retained for the information printed on them and for possible exhibit purposes.
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48 6 binders
Subseries 2. Unstable Media Removed from Other Series, 1942-2000 0.5 linear feet
This group of papers includes newsprint removed to better preserve the materials originally surrounding them. It also includes some duplicates on unstable media.
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49 Unstable media removed from other series
Subseries 3. Legal Size Materials, 1945-2001. 0.5 linear feet
Where legal-size materials were found in the collection, given that the vast bulk of the collection is 8-1/2 x 11 inches in size or smaller, legal-size materials were removed as oversize and placed here with references to their original order and separation sheets at the original site.
50 Legal size materials
Subseries 4. Photographs, 1940s-1973 1 linear foot
Since the bulk of the collection is being kept in upright file folders in record storage boxes, photographs have been removed and placed in a separate box where they can lie flat. Separation sheets at the original sites match photograph descriptions in this box. Each photograph is being kept in its own envelope, without file folders; therefore this subseries is itemized. Most photographic materials are undated.
Arrangement is by size, then by box and folder number, except that one curled booklet is laid on top of flat photographs.
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511 David E. Tait, Assistant Materials Manager, Chance Vought Aircraft. Presentation to the Second Navy-Industry Conference on Aeronautical Material Reliability (Accobound booklet), 1958
512 Untitled photograph from Disneyland construction consultation from Miller Box 3, folder "NASA." Color, 4-1/4 x 3-3/8", 1968
513 Logo of System Safety Society. From Miller Box 5, File 12, System Safety Society--Folder 1. Color, 4-1/4 x 3-3/8"
514-6 Untitled set of 3 photographs found together. Includes two photographs showing an airplane crash near a block of houses, with a crowd standing by and watching, and one photograph of an airplane hangar, with three airplanes in it. Although these photographs were found in an "Icing" expanding file, there is nothing else to connect them with this topic (4.4.3 Icing, separation sheet in Box 31, File 6). Black-and-white, 2-3/4" x 4-1/4", circa 1940s
517-16 Ten untitled photographs showing terrain, from Miller Box 8, File 21, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation. Color, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8"
5117-37 Set of 21 photographs of Visual Plotter for Piper Model PA-317 Weight and Balance, and of Instructions for Using Plotter. From Miller Box 29, 4.1.21 Weight and Balance, File 4. Color, 3-1/2" x 2-7/8"
5138-42 Microfiche Reference Supplement to ASRDI Oxygen Technology Survey: Characteristics of Metals that Influence System Safety, Vol. VII, NASA SP-3077 Supplement Unclas. 5 microfiche, 1973
5143 Untitled photograph of board showing "Accident Prevention Program Accident Record," with the years 1969 and 1970, plotting numbers against regions. Back of photograph is stamped: "Federal Aviation Administration Southwest Region Date [blank] Number 70059-1, Reorder prints by number. Official Photograph." From Miller Box 2, file FAA, Folder 19, File 4. Black-and-white, 8 x 10"
5144 Marine Night Fighter Assn. Phoenix, AZ 5/27/95 (Miller standing at center behind Gen. Joe Foss). From Miller Box 3, "Miscellaneous Organizations: Marine Corps Aviation Assn., Marine Night Fighter Assn." Color, 8 x 10"
5145 International Safety Academy. From Miller Box 3, Folder ISA. Black-and-white, 5 x 7"
5146 Regulatory Authority for System Safety. From Miller Box 14, File 5, 1.1.9 Regulations/Specifications. Color, 8 x 10"
5147-52 Photographs from "Aviation Law & Air Safety," a paper. From Miller Box 23, File 3, 3.4 Legal. Black-and-white, 8 x 10" (5 photographs) and 7-1/2 x 7" (1 photograph)
5153 Tony Roncalio, Congressman from Wyoming. From Miller Box 25, File 11, 3.8 Policies/Philosophies--Folder 4. Black-and-white, 8 x 10", circa 1966
5154-61 Weather Avoidance in the Terminal Area. From Miller Box 31, 4.4.7 Wind Shear--Folder 9. Color, 8 x 10"
5162 Remove Before Flight. Photograph of a woman in a Martin Baker seat. The title is from the banner the woman is wearing. From Miller Box 33, File 13, 3.3.2.1 Martin Baker Seat. Black-and-white, 8 x 10"
5163-67 Cockpit instrumentation. From Miller Box 33, 5.2.3 Instrumentation--Folder 3, File 2. Color, 8-9/16 x 10-15/16"
5168 "Cornwallis' Revenge or Maybe We Could Sell It As an Ejection Seat." Title from Post-It tape label. From Miller Box 33, File 13, 5.3.2.1 Martin Baker Seat. 7-3/4 x 8"
5169 Manual Operation Warning: Door may spring open (photograph of a sign). Black-and-white, 10-9/16 x 9-1/8"
Subseries 5. Oversize Materials, 1954-2001. 6 linear feet
These materials were too large to fit in legal-size file folders and record-storage boxes without folding. They have been placed in two oversize boxes. In many cases, where papers followed one another or were related in the same document, they have been grouped for the purposes of context and retrieval.
Arrangement is in order of the boxes from which the items were removed.
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521 Department of Defense Key Personnel Locator. From Box 1, file "DOD." July 1983. 1 poster
522 The Requirements for the New Tinker Bell Cable. From Box 3, file 36, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Folder 1). circa 1968. 1 sheet
523 "What Do You Know About Hypnosis?" by Lin Root, This Week Magazine, pp. 8-9. From Box 8, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 8. 27 July 1969. 2 sheets
524 Nokesville Quadrangle Virginia. USGS map. From Box 8, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 10. 1971. 1 map
525 Sample Quad Paper Worksheet and Sample Aircraft Wreckage Diagram, USGS (Figures 1 and 2). From Box 9, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 1. 1 sheet
526 R. J. Feutz and T. A. Waldeck. "The Application of Fault-Tree Analysis to Dynamic Systems" (Figures and tables only). From Box 9, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 17. 1964. 15 sheets
527 J. R. Buys and J. L. Clark. "Events and Causal Factors Charting" (Appendices G and H only). From Box 9, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 23. August 1978. 4 sheets
528 Summary of Events and Enabling Factors, Gasoline Delivery Fire and Explosion, Gadsden, Ala. Aug. 31, 1976. From Box 9, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 24. 1 sheet
529 Manual of Reporting and Coding Instructions for Preliminary Aircraft Accident Incident Reports. From Box 9, 1.1.1 Accident Investigation--Folder 25. 4 sheets
5210 Robert O. Besco. "Professional Performance Analysis Checklist" (Figure 1, a flowchart). From Box 11, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 1. 1989. 4 sheets
5211 System diagrams: Gates Learjet Nudger System and Sperry Flight Systems Learjet Roll Monitor. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 6?. 3 sheets
5212 Phases of Operation, flowchart by Richard A. Strong. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses. 1 sheet
5213 Hercules Powder Company. Specimen--Polaris Base Grain (flowchart). From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 14. 1 sheet
5214 North American Aviation. Failure Mode Analysis for Airborne Equipment. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 15. 1 sheet
5215 Reliability Failure Effect Analysis--Sub-System Nomenclature. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 16. 1 sheet
5216 Figure 3, Development of Item Criticality. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 16. 1 sheet
5217 The Boeing Company. Automotive Engine Fault Tree. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 20. 1 June 1965. 1 sheet
5218 RMS Engineering Product Integrity Consultants Capabilities Brochure. Charts: Maintainability Analysis and Failure Mode Effects Analysis. From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 27. 2 sheets
5219 Thomas A. Waldeck, "Prototype Unified System Safety Model, Hull Loss" (Figures 1-4 only). From Box 12, 1.1.6 Hazard Analyses--Folder 27, file 23. 16 May 1997. 4 sheets
5220 Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Review. From Box 13, 1.1.7 Incident Reporting/Analysis. May/June 1997. 2 sheets
5221 Boeing. Supersonic Transport Program (figures only). From Box 13, 1.1.8 Plans," Folder 7. 5 sheets
5222 Beechcraft foldout showing different models of Beechcraft airplanes, from 1932-1977. From Box 14, 1.1.9 Regulations--Folder 5. 1 sheet
5223 Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Review (front page and pages 3-4). From Box 14, 1.1.11 Surveys--Folder 2. July/August 1994. 2 sheets
5224 SIAT Subject Code. From Box 14, 1.1.12 Technical Information Systems--Folder 3. 31 December 1962. 1 sheet
5225 Information Coding Outline ("Coding for AEC Documentation Program, Lovelace Foundation.") From Box 14, 1.1.12 Technical Information Systems--Folder 3. 1 sheet
5226 Donald D. Martin, General Dynamics Corporation, Safety Data Retrieval System ("Coding for AEC Documentation Program, Lovelace Foundation."). From Box 15, 1.1.12 Technical Information Systems--Folder 6. 4 sheets
5227 Automotive Engine Fault Tree. From Box 15, 1.2 System Safety (General)--Folder 1. 1 sheet
5228 AMC Systems Safety Life Cycle Phases. From Box 15, 1.2 System Safety (General)--Folder 2. 5 sheets
5229 MORT--The Management Oversight & Risk Tree. From Box 15, 1.2 System Safety (General)--Folder 3. April 1978. 1 sheet
5230 Standard Payload Module . . . From Box 15, 1.2 System Safety (General)--Folder 6. 1 sheet
5231 NASA System Engineering Flow Diagram (Figure 4, pp. 8-9 of "Launch Vehicle Safety Engineering for Standard Payload Module."). From Box 15, 1.2 System Safety (General)--Folder 7. 1 sheet
5232 Dynamics of Home Accidents. From Box 15, 1.2 System Safety (General)--Folder 13. 1 sheet
5233 General Dynamics/Quincy. Subsystem Functional Safety Identification on Analyses (Form) (Figure 6 of "LHA-Subsystem Failure Effects Analysis, Subsystem Level") From Box 16, "1.2.4 System Safety Programs--Folder 12. 1 sheet
5234 General Dynamics/Quincy. System Life Cycle--Safety Activities (Appendix B, of "Military Standard--System Safety Programs for Systems and Associated Subsystems and Equipment: Requirements for.") From Box 17, 1.2.5 System Safety Requirements--Folder 4. 1 sheet
5235 Aircraft Comparison--Structural Growth. From Box 17, 2.1 Aviation System--Folder 2. 1 sheet
5236 "GA Workshop called a major success" (Pages 9-12 of Flightline Times.) From Box 18, "1.2.6 General Aviation--Folder 1. 11 February 1981. 2 sheets
5237 Genealogy of Piper Aircraft: Fifty Years of Piper 1937-1987. From Box 18, 1.2.6 General Aviation--Folder 4. 1 sheet
5238 Reduce airspeed at night to distance of sight (US Army Safety Center). From Box 18, 1.2.9 Military--Folder 1. 1 poster
5239 Flightfax ("Report of Army Aircraft Mishaps") From Box 18, 1.2.9 Military--Folder 1. 20 April 1988. 3 sheets
5240 Reusable: Do not fold, spindle, or mutilate. Fly by the book (US Army Safety Center) From Box 18, 1.2.9 Military--Folder 1. 1 poster
5241 Technical Excellence and Fail Safe Performance (Government Products Group, American Machine & Foundry Company). From Box 19, 2.2.3 Missiles/Unmanned Space Vehicles--Folder 1. 1 sheet
5242 Titan Launcher and Equipment Terminal. From Box 19, 2.2.3 Missiles/Unmanned Space Vehicles--Folder 1. 20 January 1962. 1 sheet
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531 International Atomic Energy Agency. Distribution of Surface Ground Contamination. From Box 19, 3.3.3 Industrial Relations. 1991. 2 maps
532 American Management Association. Brochure for Seminars (including "Managing a Modern Safety Program.") From Box 19, 3.0 Safety Management--Folder 3. 1966. 1 sheet
533 Institute of Nuclear Power Operators Review. From Box 19, 3.0 Safety Management--Folder 27. September/October 1995. 1 sheet
534 Acquisition Life Cycle Technical Activities Chart. From Box 19, 3.0 Safety Management--Folder 42. 1 sheet
535 Direct Impact. From Box 19, 3.1 Economics--Folder 1. 2 sheets
536 Two figures from Aeronautical Engineering Review (p. 54). From Box 19, 3.1 Economics--Folder 2. August 1954. 1 sheet
537 Table III, Sources for Funds and Usual Method of Operation for Transportation Support Systems, and Table IV, Major Safety Controls and Standards for Transportation Modes. From Box 22, 3.1 Economics--Folder 12. 3 April 1969. 7 sheets
538 ALPA Code of Ethics & Canons. From Box 22, 3.2 Ethics--Folder 1. April 2001. 1 sheet
539 Code of Ethics of the National Air Transportation Association. From Box 22, 3.2 Ethics--Folder 2. 26 January 1977. 1 poster
5310-11 National Institute on Litigation in Aviation. From Box 23, Reports, Letters, Notes--Folder 3 ("3.4 Legal," folder 12). 1984-1985. 2 brochures
5312 Aviation Products Liability Workshop. From Box 23, Reports, Letters, Notes--Folder 6 ("3.4 Legal"--Folder 15). 1977. 1 brochure
5313 Aviation Products Liability Workshop. From Box 23, Reports, Letters, Notes--Folder 6 ("3.4 Legal"--Folder 15). 1977. 1 brochure
5314 "Product liability law: Helms asks lawyers to re-examine rules of law." Flightline Times. From Box 24, 3.4.1 Product Liability--Folder 6 (3.4 Legal--Folder 15). 16 June 1982. 1 sheet
5315 Vought Aeronautics, Vought Astronautics, and Vought Aircraft. Organization Charts. From Box 24, 3.6 Organization/Control--Folder 3. 1959-1960. 4 sheets
5316 Directorate of Aerospace Safety, Deputy The Inspector General USAF, Norton Air Force Base. Safety Policy. From Box 24, 3.8 Policies/Philosophies. 16 February 1965. 1 poster
5317 Douglas Missile & Space Systems Division. Contract Definition Phase RFP. From Box 24, 3.13 Systems Management. 1 sheet
5318 You and Your Transponder. From Box 26, "4.1 Flight Operations--Folder 2. June 1969. 2 sheets
5319 Virginia State Corporation Commission, Division of Aeronautics. Cloud Chart. From Box 26, "4.1 Flight Operations--Folder 4. 1958. 1 sheet
5320 Air Traffic Service U.S.A. From Box 26, "4.1.1 ATC (Air Traffic Control)--Folder 1. September 1971. 1 sheet
5321 Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS): A Glossary of Terms. From Box 27, 4.1.1 ATC (Air Traffic Control)--Folder 3. 7 March 1991. 1 sheet
5322 PANA Boeing Model B-707 N454PA Flt. 806 Pago Pago, Samoa, January 31, 1974 (Figures 1, 2, and 6 of National Transportation Safety Board analysis). From Box 27, 4.1.2 Approach/Landing--Folder 3. 3 sheets
5323 VFR Terminal Area Chart--Los Angeles. From Box 27, 4.1.5 Collision Avoidance--Folder 7. 31 July 1986. 1 map
5324 Area Planning AP/1B Chart Military Training Routes. From Box 28, 4.1.11 Navigation--Folder 2. 1988-1989. 3 maps
5325 FAA Guidance for Identifying Flight Obstructions. From Box 28, 4.1.12 Obstruction Avoidance--Folder 1. February 1969. 1 foldout
5326 Vortex Turbulence Investigation Analysis (Accident Date 20 November 1974, White Plains, New York, involving a Cessna 182L, N3343R). From Box 28, 4.1.20 Wake Vortex--Folder 2. 23 January 1975. 8 sheets
5327 "United States Approach Lighting Systems" Approach. From Box 29, 4.2.1 Airport Facilities/Procedures--Folder 1. March 1966. 1 foldout
5328 Appendix 2 (pages 1 through 14 include sample layout plans for airports). From Box 29, 4.2.1 Airport Facilities/Procedures--Folder 2. 19 September 1968. 1 sheet
5329 Figure 14-1. Airport Layout Plan. From Box 29, 4.2.1 Airport Facilities/Procedures--Folder 4. 1 sheet
5330 Checklist for Aircrews Transporting Propellants. From Box 29, 4.2.4 Dangerous materials--Folder 1. September 1956. 1 sheet
5331 Appendices E through J (maps, charts and diagrams from several non-aviation accident reports from 1976-1978). From Box 29, 4.2.4 Dangerous materials--Folder 3. September 1956. 6 sheets
5332 Stop Murphy's Nut ‘n' Bolt Gang! (Directorate of Aerospace Safety, Norton Air Force Base). From Box 29, 4.2.7 Maintenance/Overhaul--Folder 2. 1 poster
5333 Torque Sense (Directorate of Aerospace Safety, Norton Air Force Base). From Box 29, 4.2.7 Maintenance/Overhaul--Folder 4. 1 poster
5334 Diagram of Thunderstorm Turbulence. From Box 29, 4.4.6 Turbulence--Folder 3. 1977. 1 poster
5335 "Altitude/airspeed trade-off ...: FAA issues low-level wind shear advisory" Flightline Times. From Box 29, 4.4.7 Wind Shear--Folder 11. 27 February 1979. 2 sheets
5336 Delta Air Lines. B-757 Passenger Safety Information. From Box 32, 5.1.2 Emergency Egress--Folder 2. 2 sheets
5337 "Investigation by NASA helps clarify altimeter reading errors" Flightline Times. From Box 32, 5.2.3 Instrumentation--Folder 22. 2 December 1981. 2 sheets
5338 F8U-1 Airplane Ejection System Inspection. From Box 33, 5.3.2 Ejection Seats--Folder 2. 1 sheet System of Arrangement:
5339 "Panel to Seek Redesign of 737 Rudder" Washington Post. From Box 35, 5.5.10 Surface Controls, Folder 4. 16 April 2000. 1 sheet
5340 Bendix Avionics Division. M-4D System Block Diagram. From Box 35, 5.5.10.1 Automatic Flight Controls/Autopilot. May 1973. 1 sheet
5341 "Baron flat spin danger still argued" Flightline Times. From Box 36, 6.1.6 Stall/Spin--Folder 4. 30 September 1981. 1 sheet
5342 Figure 10 and pages from appendices C through G Flightline Times. From Box 36, 6.2.1 Software Safety--Folder 7. 25 sheets
5343 Accidents/Incidents Involving Alcohol as Cause/Factor. From Box 37, 6.3.2 Alcohol/Drugs--Folder 2. 2 sheets
5344 Quick Action Can Save a Life! (Deputy Inspector General for Safety, USAF, Norton Air Force Base). From Box 37, 6.3.3 First Aid. 1 poster
5345 Robert O. Besco "The Professional Performance Analysis Checklist or Why Would They Do That? And What Are We Going to Do About It?" From Box 37, 6.3.3 First Aid. 1 poster
5346 Tom Zito "Unlocking the Human Mind: A Pick-Your-Mood Society May Be Just Around the Corner" The Washington Post. From Box 37, 6.5 Human Factors (General)--Folder 9. 10 January 1978. 2 sheets
5347 Sample Format ("Tab. 3 Take Off, with examples of pilot errors, with columns for frequencies and conditions). From Box 38, "6.5 Human Factors (General)--Folder 13. 1 sheet
5348 Analysis and Prevention of Human Errors in Aircraft Accidents. From Box 38, "6.5 Human Factors (General)--Folder 14. 1987. 1 sheet
5349 Charts ("Simulator Facility: E-RAU, Prescott"). From Box 38, 6.5.3 Sleep Deprivation. 11 March 1990. 15 plots
5350 Critical Seconds (Silhouettes of a plane with time and "recognition and reaction times."). From Box 38, 6.5.4 Human Engineering/Ergonomics--Folder 1. 1 sheet
5351 Humanscale 1/2/3 (advertisement) From Box 40, 6.5.6 Human Reliability/Human Error--Folder 8. 1 sheet
5352 Human Reliability Flow Chart (Vandenberg Air Force Base). From Box 40, 6.5.6 Human Reliability/Human Error--Folder 10. 31 May 1967. 1 sheet
5353 Aircraft Design-Induced Pilot Error (Appendices 2, 5, and 8-33.) From Box 40, 6.5.6 Human Reliability/Human Error--Folder 11. 27 sheets
5354 "Aircraft Markings: Servicing & Precautioning" Approach. From Box 40, 6.6 Maintainability/Maintenance Engineering--Folder 1. July 1965. 1 foldout
5355 North American Aviation, Inc., Los Angeles Division. Historical Test Record Form A. From Box 42, 6.10.2 Failure Reporting/Analysis--Folder 1. 2 sheets
5356 Reliability Management at Boeing Airplane Company Aero-Space Division. From Box 42, 6.10.4 Reliability Management and Control. 1 brochure
5357 Government Documents Establishing and Supporting Reliability Requirements. From Box 42, 6.10.5 Reliability Specifications. 1 sheet
5358 Tempil Corporation. Tempil Basic Guide to Ferrous Metallurgy. From Box 42, 6.13.5 Materials. 1954. 1 sheet
5359 Phase II Product Effectiveness Network (to accompany "Interdepartmental Correspondence from Pozner.). From Box 43, 6.14 System Effectiveness--Folder 3. 1 sheet
5360 Chance Vought Corp. Maintenance Analysis & Evaluation. From Box 43, 6.14 System Effectiveness--Folder 3. 5 sheets
5361 Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc. Forms: Requirements Allocation Sheet, End Item Maintenance Sheet, and Facility Interface Sheet. From Box 43, 6.14 System Effectiveness--Folder 4. 1964. 3 sheets
5362 NTSB Aircraft Accident Report Piedmont Airlines Fairchild-Hiller 227B, N712U, Charleston, West Virginia, August 10, 1968. Attachment No. 2, "Flight Path (based on Flight Recorder). From Box 43, 7.1 Accident Reports/Indexes--Folder 2. 1 sheet
5363 "Aircraft Accident Report Piedmont Airlines Fairchild-Hiller 227B, N712U, Charleston, West Virginia, August 10, 1968" New York Newsday. From Box 44, Cases NY F28 Acc. 22 Mar 92 (7.4 Cases, Folder 6). 24 March 1992. 22 sheets
5364 FAA Teletype Message to "operators of Douglas DC10 series." From Box 44, Paris DC-10 NTSB Internal Documents (7.4.2 DC-10 [Paris]--Folder 4). 7 March 1974. 1 sheet
5365 Reproduction of Signal Corps Documents. From Box 45, 7.7 Historical--Folder 4. 1 poster
5366 Reproduction of the Virginian-Pilot front page on Wright Brothers flight. From Box 45, 7.7 Historical--Folder 4. 1971. 1 foldout
5367 "Aviation Safety Awareness: US Air Service NATOPS 1920 Vintage" Approach. From Box 45, 7.7 Historical--Folder 4. August 1973. 1 foldout
5368 "America's Manufacturers" Approach. From Box 45, 7.7 Historical--Folder 4. August 1973. 1 foldout
5369 "Genealogy of United States Airplanes" Flying. From Box 45, 7.7 Historical--Folder 5. September 1977. 1 foldout
5370 Articles by and about Tony LeVier (P-38s challenge test pilot). From Box 45, 7.7 Historical--Folder 6. 1994. 2 sheets
5371 Peacekeeper Weapon System Master System Safety Checklist Preparation Procedures. From Box 45, 7.8 Information Systems--Folder 1. 29 September 1983. 2 sheets
5372 Unique Identification Numbers to Be Assigned by FAA Air Carrier and General Aviation District Offices to Accident/Incident Reports Investigated by the FAA. From Box 45, 7.8.1 Accident Codes. 1 sheet
5373 ICAO Accident/Incident Reporting Manual (ADRep Manual). Codes for descriptive factors and codes for explanatory factors. From Box 45, 7.8.1 Accident Codes. 1987. 4 sheets
5374 FAA Advisory Circular containing NASA incident reporting form. From Box 45, 7.8.2 ASRS (Aviation Safety Reporting System)--Folder 1. 15 June 1979. 1 sheet
5375 Major Features of NASA's ASRS Program (Figure 4.1). From Box 45, 7.8.2 ASRS (Aviation Safety Reporting System)--Folder 1. 1 sheet
5376 SATIRE Coding Chart--Mark I. From Box 45, 7.8.4 Publication Indexes--Folder 6. 1 sheet
5377 Bill Churchill, Frank Rodriquez, and John Straubel. My Big Helicopter Coloring Book. From Box 45, 7.9 Miscellaneous Reading--Folder 2. 1 book
5378 Bill Mullock, "The hunt is on for glass floats, bottled messages and other current events" Boeing News. From Box 46, 7.10 Safety Knowledgeable Personnel. 25 May 1978. 1 sheet