On average, it takes more than two months before a new behavior becomes automatic — 66 days to be exact. There are no shortcuts!
My repeated proposals for UPRT training were dismissed till the accident happened. When operation of flight takes precedence over safety.
Pointing and calling Flight Safety Australia In 2014, the International Air Transportation Association estimated that inadvertent slide deployment costs the airline industry more than $20 million each year. What can aviation learn from the bullet train driver. With the horrible exception of the Amagasaki crash of 2005, which killed 107 people, Japanese railways are notably safe, with one passenger […]
Dr. Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. He has published over 100 scientific studies and is the author of the book Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. Which is currently the #1 Amazon […]
Fatigue is an inevitable risk in aviation. As it cannot be completely eliminated, it must be managed. Data on fatigue and its impact on air transport safety is generally only obtained if there is an incident or accident. Fatigue is an inevitable risk in aviation where operations are conducted through all hours of the day […]
The debate on Quality or Quantity is a must to focus on the needs rather than arbitrary assignment of resources. Standards of training and trainees are vital.
Read here: Aeronautical Society of India E News Abstract Visual illusion is a perception of something existing in such a way as to cause misinterpretation of its true nature. It convinces us that the real life version of the object is untrue or false. The cognitive power of our brain can also create an […]
Brazil civil aviation mandated MCAS training and checking for pilots, based on Boeing recommendation in Jan 2018. What prevented the Boeing company from doing the same for operators in the rest of the world is quite intriguing. An operational evaluation was conducted by Brazil ANAC Aircraft Evaluation Group (GAA) in Miami, FL, USA, during October […]
My comments posted in the New York Times on the Lion Air accident
Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world, found in coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate candy, and soft drinks. While caffeine has several positive effects such as increasing energy and mental alertness, heavy use can cause symptoms such as anxiety and insomnia.