Prevent inadvertent slide deployment by learning from Japanese Bullet Train Drivers: mindFly

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 […]


Everything You Know About Sleep Is Wrong with Dr. Matthew Walker:mindFly

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 experiences and culture in Australian commercial air transport pilots: mindFly

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 […]


My paper on Inattentional Blindness during visual approach published by Aeronautical Society of India

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 […]


Boeing recommended MCAS training to Brazil before Lion Air Accident:mindFly

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 […]