Info Overload

Relief from info overload, Digital NOTAM gives the pilot need and risk-based information: mindFly

A NOTAM is a notice, distributed by means of telecommunication. The NOTAM contains information about a change in aeronautical facilities, services, procedures or hazards, the timely knowledge of which is essential to personnel concerned with flight operations. NOTAM was created more than 60 years ago. It is based on structured messages with a free text […]


Boy lift operator, Girl and finally AI, Aviation follows same trend: mindFly

Lifts were skill based and operated by boys. Girls started operating 1929 onwards and gradually became fully automatic. Aviation is witnessing a similar trend. Mostly men flying the machines heavier than air. There is a recent push for more women to fly the big birds and there are murmurs of artificial intelligence taking over. There […]


The announcement, ISASI 2019 Hague Program: mindFly

Speaking on day 1. My presentation is on Inattentional Blindness during visual approach. What caused the A320 lineup and descent to a lowest of 60ft over a taxiway. This could have been the worlds worst air disaster. My paper is accessible from my shop


Delighted! Invited to present at the worlds largest gathering of Air Safety Investigators @The Hague :mindFly

The worlds biggest gathering of air safety investigators is taking place at the Hague, Netherlands from 03-05 Sept 2019. My submission has been selected by the conference technical committee. I am proud to announce that I will be delivering my presentation to the astute community of investigators and safety professionals.

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Pilot picks up wrong taxiway marking leading to excursion:mindFly

Air India Express B-737 taxying on a rainy night ended up in a drain at Kochi airport in southern state of India. How could this have happened? For every, occurrence/behaviour there is a reason. Besides fatigue, environment, poor taxi markings, the reason for this occurrence could have been the intermediate taxi holding marking. The pilot […]